Publications


Annual Reports


Newsletters

We publish 6 newsletters a year.  If you have any ideas for content or would like to be added to or removed from our mailing list please contact amanda.dean@pharmacythamesvalley.org.uk.

September 2019 Newsletter

  • Transfer of Care Around Medicines (TCAM)
  • Controlled Drugs Update
  • End of Life Study Day
  • HRT Shortages
  • Out of Stocks
  • CPCF Roadshow
  • Primary Care Networks (PCN)
  • Oxfordshire Type 2 Diabetes Training

June 2019 Newsletter

  • Pharmacist Revalidation -Peer Review & Reflective Account
  • Prescribing Quality Scheme -Berkshire West
  • Freestyle Libra -How to Order
  • OTC Medicines
  • CPAF
  • Berkshire EHC Service
  • Sexual Health Service Slough
  • Reading Drug & Alcohol Service
  • Chief Officer Recruitment
  • Newsletters

April 2019 Newsletter

  • CPAF Issues
  • CD Reporting & Destruction
  • 2019/20 Flu
  • Insulin
  • Smartcards
  • Primary Care Networks (PCNs)
  • Sleepio
  • Productive Healthy Ageing
  • Oxon Palliative Care
  • Slough Needle Exchange & Waste
  • Homeless Health
  • Oxon IBD Evening
  • Bowel Cancer Training

February 2019 Newsletter

  • Medicine Shortages
  • Quality Payments
    • Gateway Criteria
    • 7 QP to Claim
  • Swop & Supervised Consumption Training (Oxfordshire)
  • Flu Vaccines 2019-20 Updated Guidance
  • Oriel Pre-Reg Recruitment 2020-21
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC) (Berkshire)

December 2018 Newsletter

  • Drug Shortages
  • Make Every Contact Count (MECC)
  • Committee Changes
  • Buprenorphine Shortage
  • LPC Committee Visits to Pharmacies
  • Virtual Outcomes
  • Training Calendar
  • Turning Point Drugs
  • Awareness Training
  • Reading Public Health Consultation
  • Future of Pharmacy PhD
  • Research
  • Oxfordshire EHC Face-to-Face Training
  • WhatsApp Group

October 2018 Newsletter

  • National Pharmacy Clinical Audit
  • NUMSAS
  • QP Webinar
  • HEE Surveys
  • Signposting When Closed
  • PIF Training Opportunities
  • OTC Prescribing
  • Adrenaline Auto-Injectors
  • Fentanyl Patches
  • Generic Insulin Scripts
  • Berkshire Antibiotic Formulary
  • WhatsApp Group
  • Committee Visits
  • Heart Failure Evening

August 2018 Newsletter

  • Controlled Drugs
  • Make Every Contact Count
  • Revalidation Reminder Hints & Tips
  • 2018/19 Flu Support & Resources
  • Psychoactive Substances Guide
  • Pre-Reg Training Grant 2018/19
  • Palliative Care Survey
  • LPC Committee Visits to Pharmacies
  • Oxfordshire Heart Failure Meeting

June 2018 Newsletter

  • Mental Health Training
  • Quality Payments Update
  • Repeat Prescription Issues
  • Palliative Care Scheme – Oxfordshire
  • Sexual Health Scheme – Berkshire
  • EHC Payments – Wokingham
  • Changes to Bracknell Stop Smoking Service
  • CardioWellness4Slough
  • NHS Digital Resources
  • LPC Communications

March 2018 Newsletter 

  • New Pharmacy Training Resources
  • EHC Accreditation Requirements
  • Clinical Governance Deadlines
  • Pharmacy Practice Leaflet
  • Smoking Cessation Oxon
  • Pharmacist Revalidation
  • New Smartcard Software
  • Achieve Oxon
  • Freestyle Libre
  • Missing EPS Scripts
  • Entresto Supply
  • Diabetes Week
  • MECC
  • Travel Health
  • EHC Oxon
  • Stop Smoking
  • Drug Awareness
  • Weekly Digest

January 2018 Newsletter

  • LPC Committee Election 2018/19
  • Flu Service 2017 and Future Plans
  • EPS/eRD Materials
  • CD Online Portal
  • NUMSAS
  • OTC Consultation
  • Mary Seacole Pharmacy Leadership Programme
  • Sexual Health Services in Berkshire
  • Children Collecting Adult Prescriptions
  • MUR & NMS Quarterly Returns
  • NHS Identity
  • End of Life Study Day
  • Smoking Cessation Training

November 2017 Newsletter

  • Mary Seacole Leadership Programme
  • Risk of Diabetes Ketoacidosis
  • Type 2 Diabetes Courses – Oxfordshire
  • Public Health Winter Campaign
  • Thames Valley 111 Feedback
  • EPS CD Prescriptions
  • Oral Anticoagulent Safety Audit
  • Out of Pocket Expense Claims
  • Oxfordshire APL Agreements
  • Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA)
  • Smart Card Issues
  • Controlled Drug Destruction
  • LPC Committee Election

September 2017 Newsletter

  • Opiate Dependency Research Studies
  • Flu 2017-18
  • Thames Valley 111
  • Intervention MURs
  • Oxon Public Health News
    • APL Contracts
    • Chlamydia Screening
    • Weight Management Provider
  • NUMSAS
  • New Guidance for Pharmacy Owners
  • Medicines Waste Collection
  • SmokeFree Life News 

July 2017 Newsletter

  • HLP Awareness Event – 27th July
  • Inhaler Recycling
  • Pre-Registration Grant Claims Process
  • Emergency Supply
  • PNA Berkshire
  • NUMSAS
  • Patient Safety Website
  • COPD Guidelines – Oxfordshire
  • OCCG Changes to Nutritional Policy
  • Truss Fitting
  • Blood Pressure Campaign
  • Prepare for GPHC Inspections
  • Oxfordshire SWOP Service Update
  • Committee Election and Process
  • Trimethoprim PGD for Uncomplicated UTIs

May 2017 Newsletter

  • Provider Company
  • NUMSAS
  • Repeat Prescriptions
  • National Public Health Campaigns
  • Maintaining Confidence in Fellow Professionals
  • Flu Training
  • Inhaler Recycling
  • CD Reporting Website
  • Drug & Alcohol Service Oxfordshire
  • Carer Identification Oxfordshire
  • Changes to the Committee and Contacting Members

March 2017 Newsletter

  • IG Toolkit
  • Community Pharmacy Clinical Services Review
  • Changing Practices in Prescribing
  • Community Pharmacy Forward View – Making it Happen
  • EPS Locally
  • National Urgent Medicines Supply Advanced Service
  • Children/Young People’s Substance Misuse Service Oxfordshire
  • Availability of Respiva Respimat
  • Domestic Abuse Training
  • Changes to Chlamydia Screening in Oxfordshire
  • Oxfordshire Minor Eye Conditions Service

January 2017 Newsletter

  • Quality Payment Events
  • EPS
  • SCR
  • Provider Organisation
  • NHS Email Address Application
  • Quality Payments on PharmOutcomes
  • Transfer of Care

November 2016 Newsletter

  • Provider Organisation & EGM
  • Seasonal Flu
  • Contract Changes
  • Hospital Discharge Project
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week
  • Charity of the Year
  • Pre-Reg Recruitment
  • APC Newsletter
  • Ask Your Pharmacist
  • Palliative Care
  • Drug Awareness Training
  • Stop Smoking Training
  • Pharmacy Tech Group

September 2016 Newsletter

  • Contractor Survey
  • Flu 2016/17
  • Smokefreelife
  • Summary Care Records
  • Public Health Campaigns
  • Accessible Information Standard (AIS)
  • Sustainability & Transformation Plan (STP)
  • Inhalers
  • Continence Service
  • Safe Sex Berkshire
  • Formularies
  • Open Up Campaign
  • Ask Your Pharmacist
  • CD Scripts
  • Smart Cards
  • Transfer of Care

July 2016 Newsletter

  • NHS Fraud Checking Notification
  • Pharmacy Flu 2016/17
  • Transfer of Care
  • EPS Tips
  • Changes to the law on “Legal Highs”
  • Just in Case” Bags
  • APC Newsletter
  • AKI Medicines Sick Day Rules Cards
  • Glucose Meters & Strips
  • WAM Smart
  • Oxfordshire Carers
  • Healthwatch News
  • Safe Sex Berkshire
  • TV Air Ambulance

May 2016 Newsletter

  • SCR Training
  • Medicine Sick Day Rules
  • Annual Complaints Report
  • I Love My Pharmacist
  • Domestic Abuse & CSE
  • Bowel Cancer Screening
  • GO Active! Get Healthy
  • Turning Point Update
  • Just in Case Bags
  • Controlled Drugs
  • National Smile Month

February 2016 Newsletter

  • EPS Masterclass Training
  • MUR & NMS Performance
  • Summary Care Records
  • Changes to Berkshire Chlamydia Testing Service
  • Pharmacy Voice Survey
  • Healthwatch W Berkshire
  • Oxon Carer Review Service
  • High Cost Specials
  • Minor Ailments Scheme
  • Co-proxamol
  • Smoking Cessation Oxon
  • Upcoming Events

December 2015 Newsletter

  • EPS Case Studies & Training
  • Sip Feeds
  • Controlled Drug Destruction
  • Summary Care Records Access
  • Emerade Training
  • Prescribing and Pharmacy News
  • Smoke Free January Campaign
  • Availability of Naloxone Widened
  • Transfer of Care Project Update
  • W Berks Mental Health Support Stickers
  • DBS Checks

October 2015 Newsletter

  • National Flu Service
  • Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF)
  • NPA’s Ask Your Pharmacist Week
  • Provider Organisation
  • Sick Day Rules/AKI
  • Breathe! Berkshire West
  • East Berks DAAT Training
  • HC Support (Wokingham, Reading & W Berks)
  • Oxfordshire Safeguarding
  • Oxfordshire Winter Warmth Campaign
  • Medicines Waste
  • Our Vice Chair takes on Kilimanjaro
  • Local Forums

August 2015 Newsletter

  • National Flu Service
  • Independent Committee Members
  • Provider Company
  • MDS & Dispensing Errors
  • Transfer of Care
  • British National Formulary
  • Pharmacists in Surgeries
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Cancer Insight
  • Oxfordshire Go Active, Get Healthy
  • Local Forum Update
  • NHSBSA Hints & Tips
  • Smart Cards

June 2015 Newsletter

  • Introducing the Team
  • 2015-16 Flu Service
  • Oxon Carer Review Service
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Transfer of Care
  • Temazepam
  • EPS2
  • Pharmacist Support
  • Boxing Day 2015
  • Combating CSE
  • PharmOutcomes
  • Slough Business Awards
  • Dispenser Hints & Tips
  • Locality Groups