Community pharmacy workforce figures issued

Community pharmacy workforce figures issued

June 20 2018 Data for the community pharmacy workforce in England indicates that 96,506 people...

Scottish pharmacy contract sees Global Sum increase 1.46%

Scottish pharmacy contract sees Global Sum increase 1.46%

June 18 2018 Funding for the community pharmacy contract in Scotland has been announced with a...

National Minor Ailment Service still some way off, indicates minister

National Minor Ailment Service still some way off, indicates minister

June 15 2018 A nationally commissioned Minor Ailments Service (MAS) as part of the pharmacy...

Pharmacy Integration Fund: £23.6m diverted “to support other parts of NHS”

Pharmacy Integration Fund: £23.6m diverted “to support other parts of NHS”

June 14 2018 Over half of the £42 million funding allocated to develop pharmacy services in...

Wales announces £100m to shake up NHS and social care services

Wales announces £100m to shake up NHS and social care services

June 14 2018 Wales is to undergo a significant overhaul of NHS and social care services, the...

  • Community pharmacy workforce figures issued

    Community pharmacy workforce figures issued

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018 18:33
  • Scottish pharmacy contract sees Global Sum increase 1.46%

    Scottish pharmacy contract sees Global Sum increase 1.46%

    Monday, 18 June 2018 17:23
  • National Minor Ailment Service still some way off, indicates minister

    National Minor Ailment Service still some way off, indicates minister

    Friday, 15 June 2018 18:22
  • Pharmacy Integration Fund: £23.6m diverted “to support other parts of NHS”

    Pharmacy Integration Fund: £23.6m diverted “to support other parts of NHS”

    Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:12
  • Wales announces £100m to shake up NHS and social care services

    Wales announces £100m to shake up NHS and social care services

    Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:06

Umesh Modi is a chartered accountant, and Pamini Jatheeskumar is a chartered certified accountant at Silver Levene...
  Don Lavoie is alcohol programme manager at Public Health England and Gul Root is lead...
Don Lavoie is alcohol programme manager at Public Health England and Gul Root is lead pharmacist, Health and Wellbeing Directorate, Public Health England
More inWhite Papers  

A Resized Pharmacy Image cbDecember 7 2017

LloydsPharmacy has announced a new scheme to give patients the option to receive some hospital treatments closer to home. 

Its Healthcare Centre programme will use its pharmacy network to offer hospitals a location to provide certain treatments in the community, rather than the acute hospital setting. It believes this will reduce care costs and improve patient outcomes.

LloydsPharmacy is actively working in partnership with the NHS to identify treatment areas suitable for the pharmacy setting. Potential services include offering patients specialised medicine collection as well the administration of nurse-led infusions and injection treatments. This can include an injection treatment for breast cancer.

Celesio UK, LloydPharmacy’s parent company, says the initiative is an “innovative strategy to transform how and where healthcare is delivered, offering more choice for patients whilst creating efficiencies for NHS Trusts. This service uses expertise from LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare to provide an alternative option for patients, outside of hospital and homecare.”

Ruth Poole, speciality director at Celesio UK, said: “Utilising our current pharmacy network means that patients can receive vital treatment near to home at their local LloydsPharmacy. As well as being more convenient, this gives patients access to our pharmacy teams who can provide expert guidance and advice on related issues including medicine management and adherence.”

Most of the services will be delivered within LloydsPharmacy stores using additional consultation rooms. However, the company will be constructing new space for more complex treatments and to accommodate infusion clinics, said Celesio UK.

Link:
Celesio UK announcement            

Business News

June 22 2018 A review into the scheduling of cannabis for medicinal purposes will look for “significant medical and therapeutic benefits” before a decision is made.
June 19 2018 A practice-based audit will seek to explore community pharmacy’s contribution in supporting girls and women of childbearing potential who need to take valproate medicines. Launched by...