Healthy Living Pharmacy (Including LCC funded programmes referrals form link)
The Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) framework is aimed at achieving consistent provision of a broad range of health promotion interventions through community pharmacies to meet local need, improving the health and wellbeing of the local population and helping to reduce health inequalities. Since 2021 it has been an essential service so must be offered by all pharmacies as part of the NHS contract. Work will include signposting, mandatory health campaign(s) and perhaps PQS requirement if you are participating in PQS at your pharmacy.
Community Pharmacy England have a range of resources on their website here:
There is useful signposting guidance for mental health and well-being, general support, domestic abuse and suicide support on our website here:
Posters to display in your pharmacy to promote your healthy living pharmacy service, to ensure patients are aware of these services and that you have a consultation room, can be downloaded at the page linked below. These support the requirements relating to the new patient satisfaction survey.
Inclusion criteria for the LCC funded support programme are shown below:
- – Over 12’s who are currently smoking tobacco.
- – Over 18’s with a BMI of 30+ (BAME 27.5).
- – Over 18’s drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week.
- – Over 18’s doing less than 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity a week.
Referrals go via OneYou Lincolnshire and a link to the health professionals form is below:
You use option 2, the online form and enter the pharmacy name and ODS code in the name section of the referrer details.