This support pack is for pilot sites participating in the Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice Pilot. It contains support and resources to help sites run their local pilots successfully. It will be updated on an ongoing basis as needed.
A WebEx for all pilot sites was held on Thursday 3 December 2015 at 1.30pm. Watch a recording of the WebEx (1 hr 44 min).
The next WebEx will be held on Wednesday 3 March 2-4pm. Further details will be made available soon.
We have developed some tools to help you communicate with patients:
This film explains the role of clinical pharmacists to patients and the public. Using The Old School Pharmacy in Bristol as a case study, it clarifies when and why patients might see a clinical pharmacist and sees patients share their experiences. You may wish to display it on a screen in your GP surgery:
This leaflet explains to patients:
- what a clinical pharmacist is
- when and why they might see a clinical pharmacist
- what they should expect from an appointment
It is designed for you to display in your GP surgery and hand out or send to patients if they are seeing a clinical pharmacist for the first time. There are three versions of the leaflet:
- PDF with trim lines – this is the file you will need if you want to use a professional printer
- PDF without trim lines – you can print this file using an office printer
- Word version – use this version if you want to adapt the leaflet
- Easy read PDF with trim lines – this is the file you will need if you want to use a professional printer
- Easy read PDF for the web – this is the file you will need if you want to use an officer printer or if you are using it on-line (it is accessible to screen reader technology)
The leaflet is also available in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Punjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Somali, Turkish, and Urdu. They are available in three versions:
- PDF with trim lines– for use with a professional printer
- PDF without trim lines– for use with an office printer
- Web accessible – to display on your website; these files meet government accessibility standards for the web and can be read by screen readers for the visually impaired