Flu vaccination advanced service - Care Homes

Submitted by LPC Office on 27 September 2016 - 11:53am

NHS England would just like to clarify the arrangements that are in place whereby flu vaccinations can be provided by pharmacies for patients in care homes as part of the national flu vaccination advanced service.

The request for the service must come from the care home. This is covered in point 4.4 of the service specification:

PSNC - Helping you with the national Flu Vaccination Service

Submitted by LPC Office on 15 September 2016 - 11:38am
Many pharmacists will by now be offering or thinking about offering flu vaccinations. To help with the national Flu Vaccination Service, PSNC has produced a range of resources.

Webinar FAQs

Whooping cough (pertussis) vaccination programme promotion

Submitted by LPC Office on 12 September 2016 - 11:42am
Please see attached letter from NHS England regarding support for the Whooping cough vaccination programme.   


Submitted by LPC Office on 12 September 2016 - 11:14am

Access to the Summary Care Record (SCR) has been deployed for Community Pharmacies since the beginning of 2016.

Many pharmacies in the area are currently accessing the SCR to:

·         enhance clinical decision-making and benefit patients

·         improve efficiency within stores and the wider healthcare community

·         deliver enhanced commissioned services 

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