Medicines assessment & compliance support

Medicines assessment & compliance support

Examples of this service that have been commissioned locally are available on the PSNC online services database.

Tools and publications which may be useful to support the commissioning of this service can be found on the Service development tools and publications hub.


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Template service specification

Medicines assessment & compliance support template service specification (Microsoft Word)

Medicines assessment & compliance support template service specification (PDF)

Above is a nationally negotiated template service specification (developed and agreed by PSNC, the Department of Health and NHS Employers) and associated resources on the service. LPCs and contractors are able to negotiate to provide services in accordance with this specification where a local need for the service is determined. Alternatively LPCs, contractors or the service commissioner are free to develop their own local services in response to identified needs.

PSNC resources

PSNC Services Case Studies Hub

PSNC guidance on the Equality Act

PSNC guidance on the Equality Act & 28 Day Prescribing

PSNC Briefing 01/16 Equality Act 2010 (Jan 2016)
This PSNC Briefing updates “PSNC Briefing 084/13: Equality Act 2010” on the Equality Act 2010 (incorporating its predecessor legislation the Disability Discrimination Act 1995).

Other resources

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – The value of community pharmacy: full report and summary report
This report contains a chapter which provides PwC’s assessment of the value associated with community pharmacy’s current support to patients, their famiies and carers in England resulting from adjustmentss made to 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society – Improving patient outcomes through the better use of multi-compartment compliance aids (MCA) (Jul 2013)

Disability Discrimination Act resource toolkit (Apr 2005) 

PharmOutcomes Banner Consultation Skills for Pharmacy Practice Banner

 



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