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Working with other health and care partners – a suggested checklist for LPCs

This PSNC Briefing, which is aimed at LPC Chief Officers and members, provides a suggested checklist for developing relationships with other health and care partners including Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) / aspirant Accountable Care Systems (ACSs) and Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs), Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) staff and members and GPs. This Briefing is an...

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House of Lords debate hears value of community pharmacy services

Peers from across the political spectrum have highlighted the vital role of community pharmacies in a debate on the sector. Last night (October 19th) Peers debated Lord Hunt of Kings Heath’s motion of regret: Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services)...

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CPPE Corner: Learning to support November Quality Payments review point

New learning programmes launched by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) can help community pharmacy contractors in preparing for the Quality Payments Scheme. We spoke to Samantha White, CPPE’s North West regional manager, to find out more. The November review point for the Quality Payments Scheme is fast approaching, so make sure that you're...

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Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire Organised Events  

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Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Leadership and Champions Events

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire do not have any more HLP training events available.  Please see below information on training for HLP Leaders and Champions.

The pharmacy must have at least one Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Health Champion.  Any member of the pharmacy team that has a patient- facing role can become a champion but must have completed the training and assessment of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement.  

The pharmacist or pharmacy manager must have undertaken a leadership development programme which meets the requirements of the quality payments criteria.  

Details of training providers and other useful information about HLP can be found on the PSNC at: http://psnc.org.uk/services-commissioning/locally-commissioned-services/healthy-living-pharmacies/.

 
 
 
  

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. 

  

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.

 

Antibacterials – Focal Point

This programme will help you to support other healthcare professionals and patients to optimise outcomes from antibiotic therapy and to minimise harm, while developing your understanding of antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.

Dates:

Tuesday 14th November 2017 – Leeds

 

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

 

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

 

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 1st November 2017 – Brighouse

Wednesday 7th February 2018 - Bradford