Two thirds of NI pharmacies apply for HLP status

Chemist and Druggists reports that two thirds of Northern Ireland pharmacies have signed up for training to be Health + pharmacies.

A Health+ Pharmacy will be instantly recognised by the local community as somewhere they will receive a consistently high quality of advice and service from informative staff about their personal health needs. The central focus of the initiative is on engaging the public in their health and wellbeing. The staff, including non-pharmacists, will be trained as active health promoters within their own pharmacy and beyond. The pharmacy will be both a provider of, and sign-poster to, quality services of health promotion, prevention and protection.  Read more

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