Community pharmacy briefing for MPs due this week

Community pharmacy briefing for MPs due this week

July 16 2018 Community pharmacy organisations are due to brief MPs at Westminster on Tuesday 17...

GPhC asks for views on publication and disclosure policy update in light of GDPR

GPhC asks for views on publication and disclosure policy update in light of GDPR

July 10 2018 The General Pharmaceutical Council is seeking views on how its publication and...

CMO concludes cannabis products should move out of Schedule 1 classification

CMO concludes cannabis products should move out of Schedule 1 classification

July 9 2018 The Chief Medical Officer has recommended rescheduling cannabis-based products as...

PDA fears GPhC’s new ‘safe and effective pharmacy team’ guidance could be a ‘smokescreen’

PDA fears GPhC’s new ‘safe and effective pharmacy team’ guidance could be a ‘smokescreen’

June 26 2018 The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has raised concerns over aspects in new...

National pharmacy organisations seeking involvement with new NHS Assembly

National pharmacy organisations seeking involvement with new NHS Assembly

June 26 2018 Five national pharmacy organisations have written jointly to NHS England and NHS...

  • Community pharmacy briefing for MPs due this week

    Community pharmacy briefing for MPs due this week

    Monday, 16 July 2018 15:31
  • GPhC asks for views on publication and disclosure policy update in light of GDPR

    GPhC asks for views on publication and disclosure policy update in light of GDPR

    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 09:29
  • CMO concludes cannabis products should move out of Schedule 1 classification

    CMO concludes cannabis products should move out of Schedule 1 classification

    Monday, 09 July 2018 09:18
  • PDA fears GPhC’s new ‘safe and effective pharmacy team’ guidance could be a ‘smokescreen’

    PDA fears GPhC’s new ‘safe and effective pharmacy team’ guidance could be a ‘smokescreen’

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018 15:59
  • National pharmacy organisations seeking involvement with new NHS Assembly

    National pharmacy organisations seeking involvement with new NHS Assembly

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018 15:37

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  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
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a smoking cessation consultation cbSeptember 25 2017

A document describing various different models for delivering stop smoking services has been published by Public Health England.

 The document “supports directors of public health and local healthcare commissioners in rapidly appraising the evidence, to enable informed decisions on the provision of local stop smoking support.”

Pharmacy interventions are described, along with other stop smoking services and evidence-based interventions. The document also looks at models of service delivery and provides additional good practice for commissioning.

It is part of a group of PHE tools to help local decision makers in relation to tobacco control. Other products include:

  • local tobacco control profiles
  • Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) support packs
  • CLeaR self-assessments

Links:
PHE ‘Stop smoking services: models of delivery’  
PHE ‘Models of delivery for stop smoking services Options and evidence’ document                  

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July 16 2018 Community pharmacy’s involvement in managing long term conditions should be better recognised by the Government, parliamentarians have said.
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