Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS)
Below you will find local information to help you with PQS.
Safety Report: The following was included in our LPC update 1st September 2021. You could use this as an example of incorporating local learning.
Our GPhC inspector has informed us about a serious incident involving a patient taking sodium valproate.
This could have been prevented if the community pharmacy had a system where the GPhC guidance had been implemented, . https://www.pharmacyregulation.org/regulate/article/focus-supplying-medicines-safely-sodium-valproate
Future GPhC inspections are likely to focus on this issue
The local antibiotic guidelines can be found on the CCG website – https://www.cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk/health-professionals/prescribing-information/formulary-guidelines-including-shared-care-and-policies/prescribing-guidelines-and-policies/
To meet this domain you will need to work with the other pharmacies within your Primary Care Network. Our PCN page has details of the PCNs in our area.
This website shows where you can get vaccines locally, both walk in and bookable appointments – The Vaccinators | COVID-19 Vaccination Centres | Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
These letters can be given to any patient without an NHS number or not registered with a GP. There are three versions with translations to different languages
This presentation shows details of the local authority funded weight management services in our area – Weight Management & Diabetes Service Directory Sep21