Consultation Responses

Standards for Pharmacy professionals

The general Pharmaceutical Council has consulted on new standards that should govern the behaviour of all pharmacy professionals in Great Britain.  The Board of CPW has responded to the consultation on behalf of pharmacy contractors in Wales.

All Wales Prescribing Guidelines for Asthma and COPD

Several audits in different health boards have demonstrated large variations in inhaler prescribing in different practices despite similar prevalence of COPD and asthma. With the intention of improving this situation, The All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) has consulted on the creation of the All-Wales Prescribing Guidelines for Asthma and COPD.  

Amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012: including hub and spoke.
This is the CPW response to the Department of Health consultation on changing the Regulations to facilitate hub and spoke dispensing between pharmacies not part of the same legal entity, facilitating the addition of the price of medicines on the dispensing label, facilitating improved labelling for MDS and updating pharmacist’s exemptions.

Welsh Language Standards (Health Sector) Regulations
CPW Welsh Language Standards Consultation Response

Community Pharmacy Wales has responded to the consultation by the Welsh Government on proposed changes to Regulations aimed at providing the Welsh Language Commissioner with the power to introduce Welsh Language Standards for the healthcare sector.  

A copy of the consultation and the CPW response can be found here ...

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