Referring patients with minor illness symptoms to a community pharmacist
12 May 2021
Practices can refer patients contacting them with minor illness symptoms for a same day consultation with a community pharmacist, using the referral pathway to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.
Interim guidance for the diagnosis of asthma and COPD
23 Feb 2021
To support clinicians during these difficult and unprecedented times, the CCG in collaboration with Barts Health have produced some interim guidance to support the diagnosis of patients in the absence of routinely available procedures
New e-RS Advice & Guidance functionality available
02 Feb 2021
Following recent communications, a change has now been made to the e-RS Advice & Guidance service which enables the receiving service to convert an advice request into a referral without the need to return it to the GP first.
NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)
27 Jan 2021
The national service was expanded on 1 November 2020 to include the GP referral pathway to CPCS for minor illness. Patients contacting their GP for an appointment for minor illness symptoms are offered a same-day consultation with a community pharmacist.