GP Referral to Community Pharmacist Consultation Service to be made available across England
24 Sep 2020
GP practices across England will be able to refer patients with minor illnesses asking for a GP appointment for a same day consultation with a community pharmacist, as part of a new referral pathway to the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)
Roll out of Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Phase 4
12 Aug 2020
To help you prepare for winter, NHS England is accelerating deployment of EPS Phase 4 which allows EPS to be used for patients without a pharmacy nomination. All GP practices using EPS with TPP SystmOne and EMIS Web will be live with Phase 4 by mid-September.
Temporary changes to the need for patient consent for eRD
05 Jun 2020
This letter is to formally notify you of temporary changes to the need for patient consent (using the powers granted by the National Health Service (Amendments Relating to the Provision of Primary Care Services During a Pandemic etc.) Regulations 2020 during the COVID-19 response) to maximise use of the electronic repeat dispensing (eRD) system.
BHR - Advice for getting medication to vulnerable and shielded patients in Havering
23 Apr 2020
To help you support those of your patients who are on the ‘shielded list’, Havering Council has launched an emergency helpline for residents to call if they are experiencing a crisis and are in need of food or medicine