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Consultation Responses

Standards for Pharmacy professionals
The general Pharmaceutical Council has consulted on new standards that should govern the behaviour of all pharmacy professionals in Great Britain.  The Board of CPW has responded to the consultation on behalf of pharmacy contractors in Wales.

All Wales Prescribing Guidelines for Asthma and COPD
Several audits in different health boards have demonstrated large variations in inhaler prescribing in different practices despite similar prevalence of COPD and asthma. With the intention of improving this situation, The All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) has consulted on the creation of the All-Wales Prescribing Guidelines for Asthma and COPD.  

Amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012: including hub and spoke.
This is the CPW response to the Department of Health consultation on changing the Regulations to facilitate hub and spoke dispensing between pharmacies not part of the same legal entity, facilitating the addition of the price of medicines on the dispensing label, facilitating improved labelling for MDS and updating pharmacist’s exemptions.


Welsh Language Standards (Health Sector) Regulations

CPW Welsh Language Standards Consultation Response

Community Pharmacy Wales has responded to the consultation by the Welsh Government on proposed changes to Regulations aimed at providing the Welsh Language Commissioner with the power to introduce Welsh Language Standards for the healthcare sector.  

A copy of the consultation and the CPW response can be found here ...

Use of Anti-psychotic medication in Care Homes
The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee has launched an inquiry into the use of ant-psychotic medication in care homes. 

The consultation can be found at 

The CPW response to the inquiry can be read here...

Revalidation of pharmacy professionals
The General Pharmaceutical Council has consulted on proposals for revalidation for pharmacy professionals.  CPW has responded to the consultation on behalf of contractors in Wales. 

The CPW response can be read here