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Following the announcement of a five-year deal on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), PSNC is holding a series of Sunday roadshow events for community pharmacists across England. The Roadshow begins in just under a week’s time, with events being held in Darlington and Doncaster on Sunday 25th August, so there is not long left...

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Minor Ailments and Head Lice Services

Pharmacies commissioned to provide a minor ailments service give advice and support to people on the management of minor ailments, including where necessary, the supply of medicines (free of charge to those exempt from prescription charges) for the treatment of the minor ailment, for those people who would have otherwise gone to their GP for a prescription.

 

If you are interested in providing these services in your pharmacy please click here for information on what you need to do.


NHS England commission the minor ailment services in the following areas:

  • Calderdale
  • Kirklees (HD1 or HD2)
  • Leeds

It is important to remember that minor ailments services do not replace OTC purchase of medication.  Those customers who usually manage their own minor ailments through self-care and purchase of OTC medication should continue to self-manage and treat their minor ailments as per essential service 6, self-care.

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NHS England also commission a standalone Head Lice service in Calderdale and Kirklees. 

In Leeds a standalone head lice service is not commissioned, but the Pharmacy First service (which is commissioned in Leeds) includes the management of head lice.

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Calderdale Minor Ailments Service

Minor Ailments Service Specification - Updated May 2019

Minor Ailments Consultation Form

Minor Ailments Monthly Claims Form - Updated May 2019


Accreditation

Pharmacists providing the service must complete a Declaration of Competence for Minor Ailments.  Further details and the Declaration of Competence framework for Minor Ailments are available on the CPPE website.


Claims should be sent to:

Primary Care - Pharmacy, NHS England – North (Yorkshire and Humber), Ground Floor, 3 City Office Park, Meadow Lane, Leeds, LS11 5BD  

 

Service Commissioner:

NHS England West Yorkshire Area Team - england.wyat-phes@nhs.net - 0113 825 2700

 

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Kirklees Minor Ailments Service

Minor Ailments Service Specification - Updated May 2019

Minor Ailments Consultation Form

Minor Ailments Monthly Claims Form - Updated May 2019

 

Accreditation

Pharmacists providing the service must complete a Declaration of Competence for Minor Ailments.  Further details and the Declaration of Competence framework for Minor Ailments are available on the CPPE website.

 

Claims should be sent to:

Primary Care - Pharmacy, NHS England – North (Yorkshire and Humber), Ground Floor, 3 City Office Park, Meadow Lane, Leeds, LS11 5BD  

 

Service Commissioner:

NHS England West Yorkshire Area Team - england.wyat-phes@nhs.net - 0113 825 2700

 

 

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Leeds Minor Ailments Service

Minor Ailments Service Specification - Updated May 2019

Minor Ailments Consultation Form

Minor Ailments Monthly Claims Form - Updated May 2019

 

Accreditation

Pharmacists providing the service must complete a Declaration of Competence for Minor Ailments.  Further details and the Declaration of Competence framework for Minor Ailments are available on the CPPE website.

 

Claims should be sent to:

Primary Care - Pharmacy, NHS England – North (Yorkshire and Humber), Ground Floor, 3 City Office Park, Meadow Lane, Leeds, LS11 5BD  

 

Service Commissioner:

NHS England West Yorkshire Area Team - england.wyat-phes@nhs.net - 0113 825 2700

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Head Lice (Calderdale)

This service is commissioned by NHS England.  For details about the service contact the NHS England West Yorkshire Area Team - england.wyat-phes@nhs.net - 0113 825 2700

Head Lice Service Specification

Head Lice Service Letter - July 2014

Head Lice Service Consultation Form

Head Lice Service Monthly Summary Form - 2019

Head Lice Guidelines

Head Lice Leaflet

 

Accreditation

Pharmacists providing the service must complete a Declaration of Competence for Head Lice. Further details and the Declaration of Competence framework for Head Lice are available on the CPPE website.

 

Claims should be sent to:

Primary Care - Pharmacy, NHS England – North (Yorkshire and Humber), Ground Floor, 3 City Office Park, Meadow Lane, Leeds, LS11 5BD  

 

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Head Lice (Kirklees)

This service is commissioned by NHS England.  For details about the service contact the NHS England West Yorkshire Area Team england.wyat-phes@nhs.net - 0113 825 2700

Head Lice Service Specification

Head Lice Scheme Letter - July 2014

Head Lice Service Consultation Form

Head Lice Service Monthly Summary Form - 2019


Accreditation

Pharmacists providing the service must complete a Declaration of Competence for Head Lice. Further details and the Declaration of Competence framework for Head Lice are available on the CPPE website.


Claims should be sent to:

Primary Care - Pharmacy, NHS England – North (Yorkshire and Humber), Ground Floor, 3 City Office Park, Meadow Lane, Leeds, LS11 5BD  

 

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Last Updated: 10th July 2019