Strategy & Ambition
Community Pharmacy services are at the heart of health and care provision and we want to be the main provider supporting and caring for patients in the community and to be central to self-care needs.
We will seek opportunities for community pharmacy contractors by tendering for, and delivering commissioned services to produce a return on investment for members. We will do this either directly or in partnership with other providers in the Central Region.
The twelve Local Pharmaceutical Committees supporting our company:-
Hereford & Worcestershire
Public Health Support
We are able to offer advice and support to Public Health Teams, and deliver services through the Community Pharmacy Network.
The contractual framework for Community Pharmacy now in place means that virtually all community pharmacies will be Healthy Living Pharmacies by November 2017.
In effect mini Health and Well Being Hubs at the heart of the community.
Strong leadership , and Health Champions in each pharmacy.
Teams that are Dementia Friends , and trained to at least level 2 in Safeguarding.
We opened our membership offering in September 2017 and we now have approaching 100 members covering nearly 250 community pharmacy sites. Our members comprise of single pharmacy operators through to the national chains of pharmacies.
Community Pharmacy Services
Existing services delivered from the Community Pharmacy Network in our geography.
Sexual Health Services :-
Emergency Hormonal Contraception
Chlamydia Screening and Testing
General Contraception Services
Substance Misuse and Harm ReductionServices:-
Supervision services for Methadone and Subutex
Naloxone at home service
Harm reduction services:-
Needle Exchange Services
Smoking Cessation Services
Hepatitis B screening and Vaccination
Alcohol Brief Interventions Service
Well Being Services:-
Minor Ailments Services (Pharmacy First)
Minor Eye Conditions Services (with Optometrists)
Additional Care Services:-
Care Homes Service
Assisted living services ( e.g. Pivotell)
Healthy Living Pharmacy Continence Service
Vulnerable patients Medicines Use Reviews at Home
Medical information talks to Patient Groups
We seek to make all our services Sustainable. Value for money for commissioners, a return on investment for suppliers and a great patient service with positive outcomes