Safeguarding children and adults at risk briefing
Throughout 2016, Pharmacy Voice’s Patient Safety Group has sought to better understand and to clarify the role of community pharmacists...
Pharmacy Voice Patient First poster
In November 2016, Pharmacy Voice joined thousands of passionate healthcare professionals at the annual Patient First conference. At the conference...
Patient Safety Incident Reporting Principles
The Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group has used input from colleagues at our Patient Safety Forum held in November 2015, in addition to responses to our safety culture survey, to help shape a set of core incident reporting principles.
The Accessible Information Standard: Update on implementation in community pharmacy
Pharmacy Voice and PSNC have worked together to produce a joint briefing to update community pharmacy contractors on the requirements of the Accessible Information Standard, as well as explaining what steps they need to take next and outlining how the pharmacy organisations will be supporting them.
Management of repeat medication
Pharmacy Voice urges general practitioners and local clinical commissioning groups to work closely with community pharmacy teams in the best interest of their patients, to take full advantage of the preferred NHS Repeat Dispensing service (sometimes referred to as batch prescribing) available within the existing NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework.
The role of the Privacy Officer in the governance of Shared Care Records
Pharmacy Voice has recently published a briefing on the role of the Privacy Officer in the governance of shared care...
Community Pharmacy Safety Culture Survey
Pharmacy Voice used an anonymous survey for all community pharmacy staff to gather views on current patient safety incident reporting and learning processes in place
Community pharmacy medication safety risk assessment tool
The Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group has worked closely with UK Medicines Information to develop their risk assessment tool for assessing the safety characteristics of medicines for community pharmacy
Talking Point Issue #1
This is the first issue of ‘Talking Point,’ which Pharmacy Voice has created as a series of publications to share best practice in community pharmacy. Developed with the sponsorship of Pfizer Healthy Partnerships (PHP), the publication is targeted at commissioners and those working in the community pharmacy sector aiming to inspire both audiences by outlining successful programmes, initiatives and individuals in the sector across England.