Pharmaceutical Advice TVPHSS Jo Linton Philippa Walters Clinical Public Health Leadership • Maintain Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments* (PNA’s) for each local authority and undertake complete review by 1/4/15 *Statutory responsibility of Health and Well Being Board • Establish systems and processes to provide leadership and pharmaceutical advice on the safe and effective use of medicines and pharmaceutical services in clinical public health programmes. Public Health Intelligence/5 Local Authority PH teams/5 HWB Boards/5 Local Authority Communications Teams/ TVPHSS Clinical Advisers/ Contract Management TVPHSS/ Nursing Team TVPHSS/ Healthy Living Pharmacies Project Manager/ Business Support. Public Health Commissioning and Contracts • Provide pharmaceutical advice and leadership on medicines, prescribing and community pharmacy services into commissioning, contract management and service improvements for PH commissioned services including; Substance Misuse/Harm Minimisation, Smoking Cessation, School Nursing, Healthy Start, Healthy Living Pharmacies. • Establish systems and processes for management and access of health care providers commissioned by public health to FP10 prescriptions and prescribing data ( 12 providers) • Drug Misuse/ Alcohol – Procurement / Mobilisation programmes ; 4 local authorities 13/14 • Smoking Cessation – 4 areas. • Healthy Start Vitamins – 4 areas. • All community pharmacies services specification to be reviewed and converted public health contract March 2014 Public Health Intelligence/5 Local Authority PH teams/ TVPHSS Clinical Advisers/ Contract Management TVPHS/ Healthy Living Pharmacies Project Manager/ Business Support/ NHS BSA/LA Finance Leads / CCGs/Health care providers. How is it going? Good • Common purpose • Nice place to be! • Getting asked to be involved in local issues Could be better • More structured approach to understanding team workload / priorities • Tendency to be head down focussed on own issues • Improved communication broader public health agenda and local decisions that impact on us.