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CPCS

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Two months in for CPCS: North and SE lead way

The first statistics are in for the new Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS), and pharmacies in the North and the South East have seen the most episodes to date.

Simon Stevens visits pharmacy to mark CPCS milestone

NHS chief Simon Stevens marked the fact pharmacies in England have processed over 300k CPCS referrals. 

Pharmacy CAS provides extra support at NHS 111

Calls referred to Pharmacy CAS adapted from CPCS symptom groups

Managing dry eye and blepharitis

Discover the link between dry eye and blepharitis and learn how to help customers effectively manage these conditions.

Pharmacy 111 referrals up 10% due to CPCS

Pharmacy 111 referrals have risen by 10 per cent since October 2019.

Hancock urges pharmacists to engage with French model

Health secretary Matt Hancock has reiterated his support for maximising the use of pharmacists' clinical skills.

Caution! A red flag CPCS warning

Solicitor Noel Wardle says pharmacists should be aware of the risks of misdiagnosis or missing a 'red flag' when providing the CPCS

NHS director quizzed on community pharmacists ‘jumping ship’

An NHS official has denied claims that employment incentives for GP pharmacists will harm community pharmacy.

Pharmacies receive over 100k CPCS referrals in first 10 weeks

Pharmacies have had over 100,000 patients referred to them by NHS 111 since the CPCS was launched on October 29.

The CPCS: a lawyer writes...

The Community Pharmacist Consultation Service is up and running. Solicitor Susan Hunneyball casts an eye over the operational angles.

Pharmacies receiving ‘surprising’ CPCS referrals from NHS 111

A number of pharmacies have reported being “surprised” at some of the CPCS cases referred to them by NHS 111 call handlers.

Exclusive: Over 17k CPCS referrals in first two weeks

Pharmacies in England received over 17,000 referrals through the consultation service during the first two weeks. 

Over 8,500 pharmacies sign up to new CPCS

Deputy chief pharmaceutical officer Bruce Warner said CPCS is a “step change” in the way people access community pharmacists.

Govt has not planned for closures despite ‘obsession’ says PSNC Dukes

“It is to us as a sector” to discuss issues like consolidation and the Pharmacy Access Scheme, he argued.

Sign up for CPCS, urges NHS England integration chief

NHSE wants as many contractors as possible signed up to the service by October 29.

PSNC: ‘Transitional payments’ linked to item numbers

The monthly ‘transitional payments’ are being made to help community pharmacies prepare for a more services-based role.

‘Over 1,000 pharmacies’ have signed up to consultation service

Over 1,000 pharmacies have signed up to deliver the CPCS since registration began on September 2, the pharmacy minister said.

Advising customers of a unique formulation for a blocked and runny nose from colds

Understand the differences between topical medication for nasal symptoms of the common cold, and topical medication for ongoing nasal problems

PSNC: “Urgent negotiations” on funding distribution ongoing

“Urgent negotiations” are taking place between the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and the Government.

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

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