The Community Pharmacy England website includes details for the Signposting Essential Service and can be accessed here.

There are lots of useful sources of information when consulting with patients and signposting them for further advice. Signposting can occur following a question on self-care, dispensing a prescription or as part of an Advanced or Enhanced Service. Below are a range of resources, both national and local, to help you help your patients.


National Information


Local Information

Healthier Together– a tool that gives consistent, accurate and trustworthy healthcare advice to parents, carers, young people and professionals.

Healthwatch– Health and Social Care Champion for patients

Social Prescribing

Minor / Urgent Eye Condition Services: My Eye Health

Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Directories

West Yorkshire ICB and CPWY – Carer Case Study – April 2024



Last Updated: 19th April 2024