Tag: pharmacy

How pharmacies and voluntary organisations are tackling social isolation among older people

29th October 2018

Lydia Shellien-Walker from Ageing Better in Camden explains how they are tackling social isolation and loneliness among older people by drawing on existing skills and resources in the local community as one of fourteen national Big Lottery Fund Ageing Better programmes. “In October 2015, Ageing Better in Camden undertook a two year project which saw […]

What to do if your child is unwell – London guide

14th December 2017

A London guide for parents of babies and toddlers for what to do if a child is unwell and the services that can help.  Our thanks go to Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs (with design by NEL CSU) for sharing their local guide and adapting it for all of London.


24th October 2017

More information to support workforce development for pharmacists in London Pharmacists play a key role in providing quality healthcare particularly in the area of medicines optimisation. Development of a pharmacy workforce that is fit for the future will be will be key in supporting the implementation of the standards. Please find useful workforce related guidance […]

Audit and resources

24th October 2017

This page contains information and resources to support pharmacists to conduct a clinical audit Clinical audit is an essential component of any pharmacy service whether in hospital or the community. Community pharmacies have this built into their contract. Useful resources The community pharmacy offer for improving the publics health – Local Government Association and Public Health […]

Pharmacy national incentive schemes

24th October 2017

This page contains information for pharmacists about NHS England and Improvement incentive schemes for children and young people with asthma. New medicine service (NMS) The New Medicine (NMS) service provides support for people with long-term conditions newly prescribed a medicine to help improve medicines adherence; it is initially focused on particular patient groups and conditions. […]


20th October 2017

Pharmacists are an accessible and expert source of useful help and information for young people with asthma and their families. This section of the London asthma toolkit provides pharmacists in London with guidance and resources to help them improve asthma care, including examples of best practice. For information on how to access your medication out […]

London pharmacy matters

6th June 2016

An information support pack is now available. The pack contains national policy and key messages or challenges in the pharmacy sector; case studies of best practice for primary healthcare on role of pharmacy; an outline of the range of roles pharmacy ‘can’ do and ‘could’ to support out of hospital and improve access to care. […]