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.

Future of pharmacy animation

PSNC has developed an animation explaining how community pharmacy will fit into the NHS of the future.

Showcasing the sector to stakeholders and describing the transformation that community pharmacy will undertake.

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.

 

 

 

 

CPPE: Emergency contraception workshops

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) is offering two-hour workshops on pharmacy emergency contraception services over the next few months....

NPA Bursary applications

Pharmacists can now apply for the National Pharmacy Association’s (NPA) £10,000 Health Education Foundation bursary. The annual bursary aims to...

Hay fever

Hertfordshire LPC have published the updated guidance and leaflets from both Herts Valley and East and North Herts CCG  ...