Friday Letter 21/06/2019

Friday 21st June 2019

CPAF 2019/2020 Reminder

Be reminded that you only have next week to complete the short CPAF questionnaire in your pharmacy. The survey will be available until Sunday 30th June 2019.

All pharmacies must complete the CPAF screening questionnaire or risk being selected for the full CPAF and most likely a contract monitoring visit.

The questionnaire is available to complete at

Please see the LPC website for more information.


June 2019 Price Concessions

Please see the following list of price concessions for June 2019.

click here to view the update on the PSNC website


LPC Events

Your LPC has two upcoming events in July and September that are now open for registration, please see the details below and book your place using the online registration forms.

Places for each session are limited and on a first come first served basis so please register now to avoid disappointment.

Sunday 7th July 2019 – All Day session now open for registration

We are informed that there will be around 44 Primary Care Networks in the 6 boroughs that we serve, more details will follow. However, joint working with pharmacies and their staff are going to be important in a number of areas:

  1. Prevention
  2. Early detection
  3. Medicines optimisation
  4. Self-care
  5. Urgent care

Sunday 7th July, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Epping Forest Hotel-  Now open for registration:

Thursday 12th September 2019 – Respiratory Meeting Saving Lives, Improving Health

Important Respiratory update for the NE London LPC Clinical Army

Thursday 12th September, 7pm – 9:30pm, Epping Forest Hotel, 30 Oak Hill, Woodford Green, London IG8 9NY

Please click on this link to register:


Amendments to the NHS Regulations 2013 – Changes come info effect 1st July

The changes to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2013 are due to come into affect on the first of next month, this includes provision for serous shortage protocols.

Please familirise yourself with the following information from PSNC and NPA and prepare your pharmacy for the upcoming changes.

Regulatory changes include provision for Serious Shortage Protocols |PSNC :

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – Serious Shortages Protocol, NHS Contract Amendment (England) | NPA:


July Campaigns 2019

Health campaigns in July 2019, click here for more information.


Webinar: Understanding Trend Arrows using the FreeStyle Libre system

Freestyle Libre are holding an Understanding Trend Arrows using the FreeStyle Libre system webinar on Wednesday 26th June 2019.

For more information and to register your place, please see the link below.


NAPP Diabetes meeting

NAPP will be holding a Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease session in Enfield, Thursday 27th June.

For more information, please see the following invitation.Invitation 27062019Download

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