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Community Pharmacist Consultation Service launches

The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) has launched.

It enables NHS 111 to refer patients to community pharmacies when they have a minor illness or need an emergency supply of a medicine that they have previously been prescribed. The aim is to help relieve pressure on the wider NHS and speed up patient access to treatment by making use of the knowledge and skills of pharmacists. More....