This section contains information specific to the Wigan locality, including locally-commissioned services, the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment, local health profile (compared with national public health data), Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and the locality plan.
GMLPC Wigan Locality Lead
Adam Williams is the GMLPC Locality Lead for Wigan.
News & updates
Wigan Trust Now Live with TCAM (29/03/21)
GMLPC have been informed by Health Innovation Manchester (HIM) that Wigan Trust will be going live with Transfer of Care Around Medicines (TCAM) on Monday 29th March 2021.
Please note: The new Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) module is now live on PharmOutcomes. All trusts that were previously TCAM sites, and any sites planning to go live in the future, will now be processed via this module.
We encourage contractors to watch this 4 minute PharmOutcomes training video which will be helpful for pharmacy teams receiving and managing DMS referrals.
Further information on DMS, including a video recording of the DMS support webinar hosted by GMHCA can be found on the GMLPC website.
We advise that you prepare for DMS by completing the necessary training as per PSNC advice. Details can be found on the PSNC website.
If you require further support with the above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New sexual health provider (Oct 2018)
Wigan and Leigh commissioners have issued some information for community pharmacies and other healthcare staff about the borough’s new sexual health services provider. The guidance includes details of how people can access the services provided across Wigan and Leigh. The new provider, Spectrum, also plans to set up a forum for health professionals and is consulting at the moment to get your views on how it should work. Read more about the new services & forum consultation here.
Dementia Friendly Pharmacy Framework