About Community Pharmacy South Central
Continuously improving the quality of care we give patients and
improving the outcomes of their treatment is the core purpose of
the new NHS commissioning system.
The latest news
Information on training events and resources available for you and your team
Friday 7th December 2018
To all parties interested in the Christmas and New Year pharmacy opening times in Wessex
Thursday 6th December 2018
NHS England has published a new consultation on further items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care, new guidance on prescribing of gluten free foods and evidence based interventions. Read on for more details...
Read on for information of what is being asked of community pharmacies...
The island’s drug and alcohol service IRIS (and previously known as IDAS) has now transferred to Inclusion, part of the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Read on for more information...
Wednesday 5th December 2018
Training is free to access for pharmacy technicians in community pharmacy settings and has a monthly rolling application process that fits in with your business needs. Read on for more information...
Monday 3rd December 2018
The local Public Health team have been notified of two cases of meningococcal infection in the University of Portsmouth. Read on for information and posters to help raise awareness in your pharmacy...
This months topic is Alcohol Consumption
Friday 30th November 2018
Welcome to this week's email postcard posted to all pharmacy contractors and pharmacists. Read on for more details...
The Drug Tariff will stop being automatically printed and sent to community pharmacies each month after the January 2019 edition. Read on if you still wish to receive it ...
New standardised process implemented for all Wessex pharmacies to follow in the event that it is necessary for them to close.
This is funded via the Pharmacy Integration Fund for pharmacists working at least 15 hours per week in community pharmacy and who are not currently part of any NHS England schemes. Read on for more details...
Thursday 29th November 2018
Read more for help, guidance and available support on the latest Quality payments criteria as well as publication of the NHS England guidance document
Wednesday 28th November 2018
There has been a serious incident reported recently following the inappropriate supply of Methotrexate 10mg tablets to a patient. Read more for the immediate actions that need to be taken in ALL community pharmacies
This years audit is on 'Flu Vaccinations for People With Diabetes' and runs for a one-week period (or longer, until a minimum of 10 patients achieved) between 24th October and 16th December 2018
The Wessex Integrated Network Group has meetings held quarterly for multiple sector healthcare professional and patients interested in COPD. Join them on 13th December 2018 for their Christmas Cracker meeting