Information regarding 7 day prescribing and MCAs in BHCCG

Seven day prescribing and your Local Surgery

 Some surgeries in Brighton and Hove CCG area are reviewing their prescribing policies with a view to cutting the number of seven day prescriptions they write.

With this in mind the LPC has produced an FAQ factsheet concerning 7 day prescribing.

7 day prescribing FAQs for BHCCG

The CCG working with NHS England, the LPC and the LMC have also produced a factsheet which has been sent to all pharmacies and GP practices

Blister Packs FAQ final March 2014 agreed LPC LMC NHS England BHCCG

DDA and MCA aids guidance agreed by the NHS, the LMC and the LPC written and agreed in 2009 – circulated to all GPs in BHCCG in February 2014 by Katy Jackson

Guide to the DDA and the use of DMDS and other aids to compliance final logos

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has also produced some guidance:

rps mca july 2013

If you are having problems with your surgery and have a relationship with them we suggest that you might like to share the factsheet with them at a face to face meeting. It might be useful to involve other pharmacies in this meeting to show a united front.