Review of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework

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Advice in relation to Homecare 22/03/2017
 Advice in relation to Homecare 
Pharmacy Research Wales is formally launching a strategic action plan for research in Wales 15/03/2017

The Pharmacy Research Wales collaboration is formally launching ‘Pharmacy Research for Wales: a 5 year strategic action plan for research in Pharmacy’

Plaid Cymru Conference 15/03/2017
Community Pharmacy Wales made quite an impact at Plaid Cymru conference in Newport on the first weekend in March.
The National Prescribing Indicators 2016–2017 09/03/2017

The National Prescribing Indicators 2016–2017: Analysis of Prescribing Data to September 2016 document has been prepared by the Welsh Analytical Prescribing Support Unit and can be accessed on the here.

Steady On……Stay Safe- Partners work together to reduce the risk of falls 07/03/2017

Community Pharmacy Wales was delighted to welcome the Minister for Public Health and Social Services, Rebecca Evans AM, last month to launch our public health campaign to highlight the risk of falling for older people.

Opportunity: RCBC (Research Building Capacity Collaboration) Wales is pleased to announce funding for up to 3 First into Research (FiR) Fellowships & 4 Postdoctoral Fellowships 01/02/2017
 BCUHB have asked Community Pharmacy Wales to circulate this information to all North Wales pharmacies:
The Pharmacy Research Wales collaboration is delighted to be formally launching ‘Pharmacy Research for Wales: a 5 year strategic action plan for research in Pharmacy’. 18/10/2016
 The Pharmacy Research Wales collaboration is delighted to be formally launching ‘Pharmacy Research for Wales: a 5 year strategic action plan for research in Pharmacy’
CPW Response to Welsh Language Standards (Health Sector) Regulations 11/10/2016
CPW Response to Consultation.
Welsh Primary Care health providers join together 19/07/2016
Welsh Primary Care health providers join together to recognise the contribution of NHS Wales services in high streets as well as hospitals 


Be Clear on Cancer 13/07/2016


General Pharmaceutical Council Consultation 28/06/2016
Standards of Healthcare Professionals
Local Pharmacies set to become first port of call for Common Ailments 08/03/2016
New Wales-Wide "Choose Pharmacy" IT Platform
2016-17 Funding Settlement 22/12/2015
CPW comments on the announcement by England's Department of Health
Patient Choice & Team Work at the heart of NHS Services 21/12/2015
Joint Statement
Community Pharmacies are "Here for Carers" 12/10/2015
Month Long Public Health Campaign in support of carers to run throughout October
4th Year of NHS Flu Jabs in Local Pharmacies in Wales 06/10/2015

More chemists then ever will be providing the jabs this winter.

CPW welcomes evaluation of Choose Pharmacy Common Ailments Service 03/08/2015
Full Report published Thursday 30th July 2015
Parkinson's Public Health Campaign 04/06/2015
National campaign urges Parkinson's patients to talk to their community pharmacy team about their medication
Kidney Wales Foundation Gauntlet Games 14/05/2015
6th June 2015 - Cardiff

Community pharmacies at forefront of helping Welsh public to lower their risk of stroke in National Campaign 12/02/2015
Pharmacies across Wales to show risk factors
Proud Winner of a 2014 Pharmacy Business Award 16/12/2014
One of our Welsh Contractors
Help Carers to Manage Medicines 31/10/2014
North Wales
Award Winning Pharmacy 12/08/2014
Walter Lloyd Ltd win National Eisteddfod Award
CPW proud winners at the C&D Awards 2014 12/08/2014
Winner of the Multidisciplinary Innovation Award
Community Pharmacy Discharge Medicine Service to Continue 29/04/2014
Announcement by Welsh Government
Evaluation of successful eye care campaign 19/02/2014

The success of joint professional working

List of Pharmacies Delivering Free NHS Flu Jabs 23/12/2013

Look up your nearest pharmacy

Winter Wellness checks available at Community Pharmacies throughout October 01/10/2013
Winter Wellness Campaign will be running from Tuesday 1st October to Thursday 31st October 2013.
Pharmacy welcomes Welsh Government new action on Eye Health 18/09/2013
The new 5 Year "Eye Health Care Delivery Plan for wales"
'Look after your Eyes' Public Health Campaign in July 24/06/2013
‘Look after your eyes’ at your local pharmacy this July – half of the sight loss in Wales is avoidable
Lower Your Risk Of Stroke 01/05/2013
National Community Pharmacy Public Health Canmpaign May 2013
'Love your Lungs' Community Pharmacy Public Health report released 26/03/2013
Over 13,000 people completed the ‘Love Your Lungs’ breath test questionnaire
CPW Response to Welsh Government Diabetes Consultation 26/03/2013
CPW Response to Welsh Government Diabetes Consultation
CPW Response to Welsh Government Eye Care Consultation 26/03/2013
CPW Response to Welsh Government Eye Care Consultation
CPW response to Transforming Health Improvement 26/02/2013
CPW response to Transforming Health Improvement
NHS Free Flu Vaccinations - Winter 2012/13 21/12/2012

Pharmacies providing Flu Vaccinations

"Love your Lungs" Public Health Campaign 21/11/2012
Be in with a chance of winning tickets to see 'Only Men Aloud'
Welsh Ministers & Assembly Members receive Flu Jabs from Community Pharmacists 24/10/2012
Welsh Health Minister Lesley Griffiths arranged a special session in Assembly for Assembly Members to receive Flu Jabs
DMR Evaluation request for a proposal published 01/10/2012

Invitation to Tender

"One in Ten" Public Health Campaign 04/09/2012
Diabetes and Stroke campaign kicks off in Welsh Chemists with support of top rugby coach Robin McBryde
Free NHS Flu Vaccinations available soon 01/08/2012
Flu Vaccination From Community Pharmacy This Winter  
Discharge Medicines Reviews Service Launches 01/08/2012
 A new Discharge Medicines Review Service has been launched across the Welsh pharmacy network
Welsh winners at major UK pharmacy awards 30/05/2012
 CPW congratulates Welsh winners at C&D Awards
Launch of the Health Committee Report 17/05/2012
Committee Report is important milestone in role of Community Pharmacies

Health Minister Lesley Griffiths supports 'Action on Hearing Loss'


National Public Health Campaign

New pharmacy service to benefit patients

New NHS "Home From Hospital" Medicines Service Launched in 
Welsh Community Pharmacies

Minister Dissolves Pharmacy Strategic Delivery Group 18/10/2011

Lesley Griffiths says "It's time to hand the baton to others"

British Lung Foundation 10/10/2011
  The 5 year survival rate for lung cancer is just 7%.  The average for all cancers is 49%
Welsh Government "missing a trick" by failing to exploit full potential of high street pharmacies 23/09/2011
CPW response to the Health Committee CP Inquiry
17,500 visit Welsh pharmacies for Type 2 diabetes assessments 19/09/2011
Diabetes UK Cymru
Guidelines on Single Use Carrier Bags in pharmacies 09/09/2011
Compulsory Charge on Single Use Carrier Bags
Pharmacies say "bag tax" still a shambles 01/09/2011
With just 1 month to go Ministers should rethink
CPW's response to the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales consultation 21/07/2011
CPW comments on the three-year plan
Cowan welcomes Health Committee's Review into Potential of Community Pharmacy 14/07/2011
The first policy review into the delivery and potential of Community Pharmacy
The joint response from pharmacy bodies regarding the UK Influenza Pandemic 13/07/2011
The Influenza Pandemic preparedness strategy for 2011
New register launched to protect patients across Great Britain 08/07/2011
New compulsory register being introduced today
Lesley Griffiths opens Rowlands Rhosdu Health & Wellbeing Centre 30/06/2011
Wrexham Assembly Member, Lesley Griffiths, has officially opened Rowland’s new Health & Wellbeing Centre in Rhosddu. 
Pharmacies still worried over Bag Tax 30/06/2011
Confusion still surrounds Welsh Government's "Bag Tax" scheme
CPW robust in its response to the Tobacco Control Strategy 24/06/2011
Draft tobacco control action plan for Wales
Cardiff pharmacist is the 2011 Community Pharmacist of the Year 24/06/2011

Top Award for Insync Pharmacy's Sudhir Sehrawat

Welsh Health Minister launches the first public health campaign 14/06/2011
The first Wales-wide community pharmacy based public health campaign 
PSNC & CPW response to prescribing and managing medicines 27/05/2011
Consultation on good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices
CPW winners at the Welsh Pharmacy Awards 2011 20/05/2011
Congratulations to two CPW Board members
Revised Waste Management Guidance issued 12/05/2011
Safe Management of Healthcare Waste
Bank Holiday Opening Hours 28/04/2011
Pharmacy opening hours in your area
Wrexham Bank Holiday Opening Times 15/04/2011

A schedule of Pharmacies open over the Bank Holidays

Welsh Lib Dem Leader confirms support for CPW's Medicines Waste Campaign 12/04/2011
Root out NHS waste to provide a better service for patients - Kirsty Williams
CPW Press Release on EHC 01/04/2011

Emergency Hormonal Contraception Service

PSNC Responds to DH Value Based Pricing Consultation 28/03/2011
Changes to pricing and reimbursement arrangements for Branded Medicines
Inhaler Recycling Project 28/03/2011
GSK and The Co-operative Pharmacy launch Inhaler Recycling Project
WAG Bag Tax 24/03/2011
Pharmacy Exemption
Carrier Bag Charge 23/03/2011
Pharmacy Exemption
WAG Consulting on Draft Tobacco Action Plan in Wales 22/03/2011
CPW welcome's feedback from Contractors
Advanced Response 21/03/2011
NPSA Alert
Diabetes UK Cymru 11/03/2011
Diabetes National Public Health Campaign planned for the summer
National Stroke Risk Reduction Campaign 22/02/2011

Ask First - March 14th-31st

Modernising Pharmacy Careers in Wales 15/02/2011
Proposals for the Reform of Pharmacist Training
Medicines Waste highlighted on The One Show 08/02/2011
Raj Aggarwal CPW Regional Committee member takes the message to the Nation
CPW Elections 31/01/2011
The results are in!
WalesOnline - Chemists relieve strain on NHS 17/01/2011
Western Mail Article
MHRA Medicines Regulation Review 14/01/2011
Pharmacy bodies express concerns
Launch of the CPW Manifesto 12/01/2011
CPW's Manifesto is now available to download
Reimbursement of Antivirals 10/01/2011
Confirmation from WAG
Christmas and New Year Closures 23/12/2010
Details of holiday closures and urgent contacts
New MUR Training 08/12/2010
New MUR training website launch
Category M Price Changes 07/12/2010
The Department of Health has announced the new Category M prices
Bank Holiday Opening Hours 2011 07/12/2010
CPW have revised the bank holiday notification form
NPA promoting Community Pharmacies 01/12/2010
NPA flies the community pharmacy flag in the centre of Cardiff
AAH Pharmaceuticals 01/12/2010
Take the lead from NHS Choices urges AAH
Community Pharmacy Day at the Senedd 15/11/2010
Community Pharmacy Day
Targeting Medicines Waste 12/11/2010
CPW's Waste Medicines Campaign
Minister announces EHC Service 12/11/2010
Press Release - EHC Announcement
CPW Elections 2011 11/11/2010
Board & Regional Committee Elections
CPW Website goes Live 01/11/2010
CPW announce new website
Branded Generics 25/10/2010
Bad for Patients and Budgets
Waste Medicines Campaign 22/10/2010
Major Campaign aims to save millions by reducing wasted medicines


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