Support for Self Care

Published on: 10th July 2013 | Updated on: 25th July 2022

Pharmacies will help manage minor ailments and common conditions, by the provision of advice and where appropriate, the sale of medicines, including dealing with referrals from NHS 111. Records will be kept where the pharmacist considers it relevant to the care of the patient.

Service Specification

Click on the link below to download the Service Specification for Essential Service 6 – Support for Self-Care:

Support for Self Care Service Specification

Related resources

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (August 2018)

There are a number of learning packages available from CPPE:

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