Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment Consultation

Contact

Email pharmacyconsultation@staffordshire.gov.ukpharmacyconsultation@staffordshire.gov.uk

0300 111 8000

Status

Consultation is Open

Dates

Running from 16 October 2017 to 31 December 2017

Audiences

Community/Faith Groups, Voluntary Organisations, Residents, Patients, Stakeholders, Health professionals

Areas

Cannock Chase, City of Stoke-on-Trent, East Staffordshire, Lichfield area, Newcastle-under-Lyme area, South Staffordshire, Stafford area, Staffordshire Moorlands, Tamworth area

Interests

Health and Wellbeing

Overview

Have your say on local pharmacy services.

The draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) looks at the current provision of pharmaceutical services across Staffordshire and whether this meets the current and future needs of the County.  Any potential gaps have been identified alongside suggestions for how these could be addressed.

PNAs are used by NHS England to inform decisions regarding applications for new or changes to, existing pharmaceutical services and to make decisions in the commissioning of NHS-funded services that can be provided by local community pharmacies.  In addition local authorities and clinical commissioning groups also use the PNA when commissioning services to meet local health needs and priorities.

This is the second PNA that has been undertaken by Staffordshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board, the first was published in 2015.  We want to know what you think about the current draft PNA document.

To do this please complete the online survey below.  Alternatively, you can download a paper version of the survey and return to:

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment Consultation, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Place 2, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH. 

Your answers will be used to help shape the updated version of the PNA which will be ready for publication by 1st April 2018.

Please read the draft PNA document before completing this survey. The closing date for submitting completed surveys is 31st December 2017.

 

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