Resources

Here you will find relevant resources from Pharmacy Voice publications and reports to our most recent policy statements and consultation responses. We also host resources relevant to the key Pharmacy Voice work programmes.
The tags and categories listed on the right hand side may help you find what you are looking for.

Dispensing Health Equality

Dispensing Health Equality examines the critical role community pharmacy is playing to support people’s health in some of England’s most deprived communities.

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.

Dispensing Health in Later Life

Dispensing Health in Later Life is the third report in the series. Research included in the report considers GP views on patients' use of medicines, particularly patient cohorts over 75 on four or more medicines. The report explores the role for pharmacy teams in supporting older people.

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...

Patient Safety Forum programme and presentations

In November 2015, Pharmacy Voice, with support from Teva UK Ltd., hosted a forum in Leeds on Patient Safety in Community Pharmacy. Showcasing the work of our Patient Safety Group and looking to the future, the forum provided an opportunity for delegates to explore, debate and advance patient safety in community pharmacy.

Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group

The work of Pharmacy Voice's Patient Safety Group for community pharmacy MSOs will build upon our Sign up to Safety commitment to keep pharmacy staff informed, ensuring they remain up to date on topics and developments that could impact on patient safety.

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

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

Talking Point Issue #2

Pharmacy Voice, in collaboration with Pfizer Healthy Partnerships, has released the second edition of the ‘Talking Point’ best practice publication. Launched...

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.

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.

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...

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...