Submitted by LPC Office on 25 October 2016 - 2:34pm

NHS England-South (Wessex) are pleased to commission the new PURM service from 28th October 2016. As you will be aware the service has been commissioned jointly by NHS England – South (Wessex) and the CCGs in Wessex to ease pressure on the out of hours service and reduce the number of people accessing GP out of hours services and A&E just to ask for a repeat prescription.

Funding Cuts Imposed

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 20 October 2016 - 1:24pm

Update: 25th October 2016

Guidance on the Pharmacy Access Scheme is avaialble here

The List of included pharmacies is available here 

List of pharmacies included in the Pharmacy Access Scheme (Excel format with LPC, LA, CCG and NHS England local office data)

IOW Pharmacist Celebrates Success at Pharmacy Business Awards

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 19 October 2016 - 5:01pm

Fran Alvarez, Pharmacist at Regent Pharmacy in Shanklin, and the LPCs Academy Lead on the Island, has been recognised at the recent Pharmacy Business Awards as the Public Health Pharmacist of the Year.

Congratulations to Fran!


NMS/MUR Quarterly Submisions

Submitted by LPC Office on 13 October 2016 - 1:02pm

Letter sent out to all community pharmacies in the Wessex area from NHS England

Please remember that it is now time to submit the MUR and NMS quarterly reports for the second quarter of 2016/17 i.e. for July, August and September 2016.

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