Bolton LPC – New Contract, PCN And Pharmacy Quality Scheme Engagement Events

Bolton LPC – New Contract, PCN And Pharmacy Quality Scheme Engagement Events

October 20, 2019

Attendance at this event will help you to meet the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) Primary Care Network (PCN) domain
By attending one of these events you will understand:

  • The changes to the Pharmacy Contract and what you need to do to get ready.
  • The new Pharmacy Quality Scheme
  • Primary Care Networks (PCNs) – what are they? How are they going to change the local NHS environment? Why it’s important that pharmacy is involved – this will include starting the process to identify the lead for your PCN to meet the new PQS criterion
  • Meet the pharmacies in your network, confirm ways of working and communication between your network
  • The new Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) – what it involves and why you should get involved

The events are locality specific, please check which PCN your pharmacy is located in before booking. The PCN list can be found here. If you have any queries regarding the PCN your pharmacy has been allocated to please contact the LPC.

11th November 2019 – For pharmacies in the following PCNs

  • Horwich
  • Westhoughton
  • Chorley Roads
  • Turton
  • Farnworth / Kearsley

18th November 2019 – For pharmacies in the following PCNs

  • Breightmet / Little Lever
  • Halliwell
  • Rumworth
  • Central / Great Lever

Both events will be held at the:

The Manor House
200 St Helens Rd

The events will start from 6.45pm with a light meal. The main presentations and workshops will start at 7.15pm.

Please book your place here.

Please note there are a maximum of 2 places available per pharmacy.

In order to help you complete your Primary Care Network PQS criteria, please make every effort to attend your local event (where you work, not where you live).

  • If you are unable to attend that event, please do book onto an alternative
  • If you are unable to attend the events but still wish to be considered as part of your PCN or for the role of PCN lead for your network please contact the LPC ( prior to your locality event expressing an interest

Please Note: If you work for a multiple pharmacy group please discuss the above with your area manager before booking your place. 

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