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Friday Letter 08/03/2019

Friday 8th March 2019

SCR Questionnaire for Pharmacies- North East London LPC

We would like to identify how pharmacists in our area are making best use of Summary Care Record access, as well as if you are experiencing any barriers to accessing SCR. Likewise, the LPC also wishes to determine if there are any services in which accessing SCR is not essential.

All data collected from this questionnaire will be anonymised during analysis, before any information is shared.

This survey will take no longer than 5 minutes and will help us to better support you and our pharmacies across NEL.

Thank you in advance for your time.

Deadline for submissions is Tuesday 19th March 2019.

Questionnaire Link: https://www.nellpc.org.uk/?p=28390

NHS Digital is making Schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs available through the electronic prescription service (EPS), following trials involving 64 GP practices in England.

Practices will be able to prescribe all Schedule 2 and 3 drugs, except oral liquid methadone, using the service.

https://digital.nhs.uk/news-and-events/latest-news/pharmacies-now-able-to-dispense-controlled-drugs-via-electronic-prescription-service

Pharmacy worker wins awards- Romford recorder

A local pharmacy worker wins award after recognising a mistake that could have been fatal – see the Romford recorder article below.

Registration for the Primary Care Respiratory Academy (PCRA) 2019 Community Pharmacy Meeting in North East London on 14th May is now open!

PCRA is an educational programme run in collaboration with the Primary Care Respiratory Society, providing expert-guided learning and peer-to-peer exchange through live events and digital resources. The Community Pharmacy Platform is brand new for 2019, and is tailored specifically to your needs as community pharmacists.

Benefit from the advice of local experts Usha Shah and Hetal Dhruve at our free evening meeting in North East London on 14th May 2019. Click here to register.

Brexit and Community Pharmacy | PSNC

As the date for Brexit approaches, PSNC has written information articles and guidance that outline the potential impact on Community Pharmacy to support owners and staff.

We recommend contractors make sure they are up to date on current advice and make the appropriate preparations.

Final change to register- 7 places left! LPC Contractor meeting March 2019

Preparing for Primary Care Networks and Working with GPs

Thank you to all those who have already registered. If you have not yet registered, there are now only 20 places left. Please be reminded that places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

Date: Thursday 14th March

Time: 7pm – 9:30pm

Venue: Best Western Plus, Epping Forest, 30 Oak Hill, Woodford Green, London IG8 9NY

You will not be permitted entry without registration.

Book now to avoid disappointment: https://www.nellpc.org.uk/?p=28162

March campaigns 2019

There are several health campaigns and awareness days that your pharmacy teams can get involved in throughout March,

Click here for a list of upcoming campaigns and links to resources

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