The overall aim of this program is to improve communication and collaboration between community pharmacy and general practice teams to deliver patient-centred care.
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On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
- identify the main community pharmacies used by your patients and the services they provide
- describe the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework and list the essential, advanced, and enhanced and locally commissioned services available to patients
- share examples of what is currently working well between community pharmacies and GP surgeries
- discuss the common issues at the interface between general practice and community pharmacy and explore solutions to these challenges
- establish effective communication pathways between general practice and community pharmacy teams
- work collaboratively to support medicines use review (MUR), new medicine service (NMS) recommendations and the public health agenda
- explain how the electronic prescription service (EPS) can benefit patients, general practices and community pharmacies.
Learning intended for
- Pharmacy technicians
- Pre-registration trainees