Sunderland LPC Website

Sunderland LPC represents all community pharmacy contractors in the City of Sunderland, covering Sunderland, Washington and Houghton-le-spring areas.


Our vision is for community pharmacies to provide a wide range of high quality healthcare services to our local populations.



Sunderland LPC

I have long believed that community pharmacy is an underutilised source of patient
care, for example in helping and monitoring patients with long term conditions.
Dr David Colin-Thomé OBE

Sunderland LPC mission statement

We see Community Pharmacies in Sunderland being recognised as key providers of a wide range of high quality healthcare services to our local community and Sunderland Local Pharmaceutical Committee being recognised by all stakeholders as the voice of community pharmacy

LPC working

Sunderland LPC hard at work at a recent meeting

Quality Payments

For more information on the new Pharmacy Contract & Quality Payment Scheme – make sure you always check on the most up-to-date information from the PSNC website

CPRS extended to 31st March 2019

The Community Pharmacy Referral Service (CPRS) which is part of the national Digital Minor Illness Referral Service (DMIRS) is to...

Category M update

PSNC have announced that Category M prices are set to increase.  The announcement is below along with some FAQ’s.  The...

Flu resources 2018

New Vaccination Services Declaration of Competence (DoC) launched The Community Pharmacy Competence Group (CPCG) has published a new combined Vaccination...

Transvasin wanted

The Sunderland Home Oxygen team is looking to buy any spare Transvasin Cream that local community pharmacies may have in stock....

Naxos Research Study

NIHR Clinical are looking for pharmacies from Sunderland (and other areas) to take part in the Naxos study (formally called Develco). Brief summary of the...

Mouth Care Matters—Oral Health Training

Health Education England in collaboration with the Directorate of Multi-Disciplinary Dental Education have developed free training sessions for community pharmacists...

Relaunch of LPC Newsletter

The LPC stopped producing a regular paper newsletter in 2014. Instead we sent news flashes and alerts out electronically (often...