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Contractor Update: Final November price concessions list

The Department of Health (DH) has issued its final list of concession prices for the November dispensing month. These can be found on PSNC’s website here and have been issued in time to be considered alongside November’s payment in the usual way. Sue Sharpe, PSNC Chief Executive, said: “The delay by the Department of Health (DH)...

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Dispensing & Supply monthly update (December 2017)

This briefing is part of a series issued regularly by PSNC to inform pharmacy contractors and pharmacy teams on monthly Drug Tariff changes, commonly asked questions and articles regarding dispensing and supply. This briefing can also be found in the Dispensing & Supply section of December’s CPN. PSNC Briefing 089/17: Monthly Dispensing & Supply update (December 2017)...

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Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group: share your views to improve national incident reporting systems

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group, made up of community pharmacy Medication Safety Officers from across the sector, provides a forum for community pharmacy organisations to openly share and learn from each other in order to collectively improve patient care, drive incident reporting and learning, and reduce harm. The Group is helping to test and...

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Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire Organised Events  

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Look out for communications about Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire Development Academy events in the New Year.

 

   

External Events

These are events which are not organised by Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire but may be of interest to pharmacy teams in our area. 



Health Education England Pharmacy Tutor Training Day 

The aim of the training day is to familiarise pre-registration pharmacist tutors and trainers with the programme and their role and to provide a forum for tutors and trainers to share experiences, expertise and clarify issues relating to the programme.

Health Education England Pharmacy Tutor Training Day - Flyer

The training day is free of charge.  Registration is from 9am with lunch and refreshments provided.

 

The events will take place on: 

 

  

CPPE

All CPPE events are open to pharmacists, pre-reg pharmacists and technicians registered with CPPE. To register or book onto an event visit www.cppe.ac.uk where you can also find information for your local tutor. Alternatively you can call their offices at the University of Manchester on 0161 7784000.

 

Cancer Awareness and Screening

This resource will support you in acquiring the knowledge, developing the skills and demonstrating the attitudes necessary to offer services which promote increased cancer awareness and increased referral to screening services where available, as part of your pharmacy practice. The learning promotes referral to local NHS screening programmes, as well as other pathways to primary and secondary care specialists.

Dates:

Wednesday 17th January 2018

 

COPD and Asthma Medication Reviews

This study day supports you to conduct medication reviews with patients who have asthma and COPD and take action to reduce disease burden, improve quality of life and reduce risk of hospital admission.

Dates:

Monday 5th February 2018 - Leeds

 

Emergency Contraception

This resource will help pharmacy professionals acquire the knowledge, develop the skills and demonstrate the attitudes necessary to offer an emergency contraception service.

Dates:

Thursday 11th January 2018 – Bradford

 

Patient Safety - Reducing Risk in Anticoagulation (Pilot Event)

The aim of this programme is to provide you with background knowledge relating to patient safety and risk management and the opportunity to apply this to practice. It is also intended to help you effectively respond to, and manage, patient safety incidents.

Dates:

Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - Brighouse

 

Type 2 Diabetes – Focal Point

The aim of this learning programme is to update your knowledge of the management of type 2 diabetes. We will explore how you apply your knowledge to support the people and patients in your sector of practice to better manage their condition, reduce complications and improve outcomes.

Dates:

Monday 5th March 2018 - Wakefield

 

What’s new in the BNF (British National Formulary) – an event for pre-registration students

The aim of this event is to enable pre-registration pharmacists to identify how new recommendations and information in the BNF will affect clinical practice.  During the event you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues in hospital and community practice on a series of case studies and to start to build your professional network.

What's new in the BNF event - Flyer

Dates:

Wednesday 7th February 2018 - Bradford