Pharmacy service inspiration

Pharmacy service inspiration

Services case studies hub
The services case studies hub contains links to articles and news stories published by PSNC and other organisations that showcase commissioned community pharmacy services and Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs).

Think Pharmacy Prospectuses
PSNC is developing a range of prospectuses to help outline what community pharmacy teams can do if specific services are commissioned in their locality. Click on the links below to read and download them. New services will continue to be added.

Alcohol identification and brief advice (IBA) service

Asthma management service

Blood-borne virus screening

Chlamydia screening and treatment

Domiciliary Medicines Use Reviews 

Emergency hormonal contraception

Emergency supply service

Falls prevention service

Healthy Start vitamins service

Inhaler technique service

Minor ailment service

Needle and syringe programme

NHS Health Checks

Pharmacy reablement service

Stop smoking

Supervised consumption of medicines

Weight management service


PSNC’s Vision
PSNC has a clear vision for the development of community pharmacy services across four key domains:

  1. Optimising the use  of medicines;
  2. Supporting people to self-care;
  3. Supporting people to live healthier lives; and
  4. Supporting people to live independently.

Also, our Pharmacy 5 Point Forward Plan sets out how community pharmacy can help transform the NHS.

Community pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond
PSNC has published a set of service proposals that describe how pharmacy services could develop in the future within the context of Government drives for efficiency. The proposals include the introduction of a care package, which would see repeat dispensing becoming a default option where medicines are needed on a long-term basis, patient registration at pharmacies, and pharmacies offering enhanced medicines optimisation services.

Read the summary of PSNC’s service development proposals

Local government support
PSNC has developed a flyer outlining what pharmacy can do for your local community.

Services Database
Our Services Database, and the accompanying Services Spreadsheet, contains collated information about local pharmacy services commissioned across England.

LPC News
Browse our news articles which highlight the service development work that Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) have been doing in collaboration with local commissioners.

Essential facts, stats and quotes
A compilation of facts, stats and quotes relating to different topics to support the commissioning of services. This page is ‘work in progress’ and new topics will continue to be added.


Additional resources

Health Service Journal and Local Government Chronicle supplement about community pharmacy services
This supplement explains how a range of local pharmacy services can help patients and commissioners.

Talking Point
This magazine from Pfizer and Pharmacy Voice has been created to help commissioners, policy makers and pharmacy teams unlock the full potential of community pharmacy.

Issue 1  |  Issue 2


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