Friday Letter 27/09/2019

Friday 27th September 2019 Public Health England sets out who should be vaccinated against flu this winter. The following leaflet published by PHE outlines and explains the importance of vaccinations for eligible patient groups that are at increased risk from flu. September 2019 Price Concessions – 2nd update An update…

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Friday Letter 20/09/2019

Friday 20th September 2019 Community Pharmacy Consultation Service CPCS resources – New Toolkit & Preparation advice Please be reminded that the Community Pharmacy Consultation Service (CPCS) Service specification will commence next month on 29th October 2019. It is the expectation that the majority of pharmacies will participate in the CPCS,…

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Friday Letter 13/09/2019

Friday 13th September 2019 Dependence on prescription medicines linked to deprivation | GOV.UK Public Health England has published an evidence review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five commonly prescribed classes of medicines in England.  The review finds evidence that addiction increases with deprivation of makes recommendations for better monitoring, treatment…

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Friday Letter 06/09/2019

Friday 6th September 2019 Vaccination service 2019/20 begins The Vaccination service for 2019 begun this week, on 1st September 2019. If you wish to participate in this years service, please familiarse yourself with the relevant service specifications and guidance documents before you begin. The LPC will provide information, updates and…

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