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.
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
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
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has also produced some guidance:
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.