This module covers:
● Evidence of community pharmacy's involvement in public health
● The negative consequences of health challenges that pharmacy can help prevent
● England's healthy living pharmacy (HLP) framework
● Bidding for pharmaceutical services
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Public health, in its broadest sense, is already a part of what every community pharmacy offers. All pharmacies in Great Britain are already providing healthy living advice to patients as part of the public health element of their pharmacy contract.
An evaluation of new medicine service (NMS) interventions in the first year of the service found that a total of 366,702 separate pieces of healthy-living advice were given to the 224,554 patients who received the NMS (three for every two patients). The majority