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PSNC Endorsing and Submission Good Practice Workshop now available on-demand

Community pharmacy teams can now access an online recording of PSNC's recent webinar on the dos and don'ts of endorsing and submitting prescriptions. More than 1,350 people tuned in to the webinar on Tuesday (30th June) when PSNC's in-house Drug Tariff experts (Head of Pricing, Harpreet Chana, and Head of Dispensing and Supply, Komal George)...

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Temporary Access Smartcard Guidance

HSCIC has issued guidance for pharmacy teams recommending that those with few Smartcard users within the team consider action in case a Smartcard is lost or stolen. Pharmacy teams that consider themselves at risk should discuss Temporary Access Cards (TACs) with their local Registration Authority (RA) team. TACs are ‘blank' Smartcards with a pre-defined set...

2 days ago

Government sets out personal responsibility challenge

The Government has called on patients to take more responsibility for their own health and for reducing waste in the NHS. Speaking at a conference of local authority representatives Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said people needed to feel ‘firmly in the driving seat for their own health outcomes'. Highlighting the roles that factors such as...

2 days ago

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Boxing Day 2015 Opening Arrangements

NHS England's message regarding the arrangement for Boxing Day 2015.

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Optimising Medicines Use During Ramadan Films

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire have produced three films on optimising medicines use during Ramadan.

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The Calderdale Community Pharmacy Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice Service Evaluation is now

The Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) was introduced in May 2013 to raise awareness of the personal health risks of alcohol consumption, through an IBA consultation with a trained member o

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Welcome to Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is the Local Pharmaceutical Committee for West Yorkshire and is the local voice for all community pharmacies (chemists) in the area. We represent over 530 pharmacies including single handed independent pharmacies and those owned by bigger chains. Pharmacies in our area employ in the region of 5000 staff.

The NHS and local government consult Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire on all matters relating to the NHS and public health work undertaken by community pharmacy in West Yorkshire. We are also responsible for advancing the enhanced role of community pharmacy to ensure it plays an active part in promoting health and wellbeing across West Yorkshire.

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is committed to developing the workforce in our local pharmacies to ensure the whole team have the skills to support people who are unwell and prevent ill health through public health services.

The work of Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is not for profit and is guided by our Strategy.

We work hard to represent and promote community pharmacy to the NHS and local government and to support community pharmacy teams to deliver high quality health services. We are always pleased to receive comments and suggestions from pharmacy teams so feel free to contact us.