Representing 251 community pharmacy contractors

Welcome to the website of Hertfordshire Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC) providing support, guidance and advice to community pharmacy within Hertfordshire. It is our role and mission at the LPC to be the voice and support of community pharmacy in Hertfordshire representing local community pharmacy teams to become an effective integrated part of primary health and social care encouraging patients to think pharmacy first.

Locality events 2019/20

We have planned the locality events for 2019/20 and have listed the dates, which localities and the CPD elements included here

NHS Medicines Supply Issues

Following queries from GP practices regarding shortages, we encourage you to communicate with the practice directly, where possible, regarding medicines shortages and, in particular, GP practices would welcome CP identifying an alternative where appropriate, read more here

 

 

OTC and gluten free CCG policies

The Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) policies for the  supply of gluten-free foods and prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for minor and/or self-limiting conditions are available for ENHCCG  here  and here and for HVCCG here.

 

 

 

 

Direction of Prescriptions

NHS England has been made aware of a number of instances of direction of prescriptions and have sent an email...

Clinical Audit 2018/19

Community pharmacies are reminded that they have to conduct two audits each year: one on a topic of your choice and...

Medicines Shortages

The LPC is aware that community pharmacies continue to experience issues with medicines shortages. We have received a number of...

Direction of Prescriptions

NHS England has been made aware of a number of instances of direction of prescriptions.  Pharmacies are reminded that all...