We recommend that all community pharmacy contractors register for the PSNC newsletter which contains updates from their site, providing subscribers with details and links to the most relevant news articles. The newsletter covers a range of topics relating to NHS community pharmacy such as changes to contractual requirements, Drug Tariff updates and funding arrangements, as well as updates to the wider healthcare landscape. Those signed up to this list also receive price concession alerts and updates.

LPC AGM 21st September 2022

North of Tyne LPC, will conduct a virtual  AGM from 7:00 -7:30pm  on 21st September 2022.

A copy of the LPC annual report and accounts along with voting papers have been emailed to independent contractors and CCA member company contacts.

Independent contractors will also receive these details via a PharmOutcomes message.

How to escalate a CPCS referral out of hours (Jan 2021)

Details have been shared by NHSE in below documents, as to how pharmacists should escalate CPCS referrals out of hours,

In hour referrals should continue to be to patients GP Practice.

How to escalate a CPCS referral out of hours.

Annex C - North East 2020

CPPE Online Workshops

Please use this linked document to book a place on the below CPPE online workshops from April-Sept 2021


    Falls Prevention



    Consultation Skills


    Mental Capacity Act