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.

Heatwave advice

Further information on heatwave advice is available on the LPC website.

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.

 

 

 

 

NHS Medicines Supply Issues

The LPC has made available two documents regarding the continuing NHS medicines supply issues for community pharmacies to share with patients and local GP practices.

Further information is available here.

Heatwave Advice

There is a high chance that temperatures over the next few days could pose significant health risks. Heatwaves can be...

Sexual health up-date Q4

Here is the Q4 sexual Health Newsletter published by Public Health Hertfordshire.  The paper provides an overview of the activity...

Privacy Policy

As you are aware the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force today (25 May 2018). It requires Hertfordshire...

Repeat Management Statement

Repeat prescription management services are offered to patients by community pharmacies as a means of improving convenience and reducing confusion...

BEAT Anticoagulation Forum

This is an interactive 1-day meeting which will provide a valuable forum for nurses and pharmacists to learn about evolving...

Class 4 Drug Recall

The MHRA has issued a Class 4 (caution in use) recall for Inhixa brand Enoxaparin Sodium pre-filled syringes, further details,...

Quality Payments 2018

A Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme, which forms part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), was introduced from 1 December...