A name adopted by Lancashire Local Pharmaceutical Committee.

Pharmacy Calendar, Healthy Living Zone & Public Health resources

Pharmacy Calendar & Deadline Tracker

Community Pharmacy Lancashire have created an events & reminders calendar which includes information such as contractual submission dates, campaigns and training dates.There is also a monthly deadline tracker for your use. Click here

Healthy Living Zone

Health Improvement Resources and HLZ Guide and Tips

PSNC resources page for ideas about health promotions

HLP Evidence Portfolio

HLP Evidence Portfolio Guide

Lancashire HLP Health Campaign Report Template – landscape

Lancashire HLP Health Campaign Report Template – portrait

Public Health campaigns

Mandatory Pharmacy Public Health Campaign topics and information for 2019/20 

As part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework, each year pharmacies are required participate in up to six campaigns at the request of NHS England.

Previously, these campaigns were determined at a local level by NHS England teams, however PSNC has agreed with NHS England to set these campaigns at a national level so that all community pharmacy contractors participate in the same campaigns thus having a greater exposure to the target groups.

It has been agreed that the campaign topics should, wherever possible, support NHS England’s operational and public health priorities, such as winter pressures, smoking, obesity and alcohol.

Click here to be redirected to the Public Health Campaign page


Signposting File Template

Brief Intervention Training

All staff to have completed their locality public health team specified face to face or e- learning brief intervention training:

Blackburn with Darwen Lancashire Public Health Network e-learning course “Making every Contact Count” http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/
Blackpool Lancashire Public Health Network e-learning course “Making every Contact Count” http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/


Lancashire Public Health Network e-learning course “Making every Contact Count” http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/

Instructions for MECC (Making Every Contact Count) Training

Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Newsletter

Public Health England has created a HLP e-newsletter which they publish quarterly to help raise awareness of HLPs.

Please click on the links below to see.

If you would like to sign up to receive the quarterly HLP newsletter via email, please email hlpnewsletter@phe.gov.uk

PHE HLP Newsletter winter 2017

Nice Evidence search 

Q & A November 2015

Alcohol Campaign

Ten Green Bottles – display set

Lets look again at alcohol – presentation

Alcohol damage poster:

Antibiotic Stewardship

Nice Bites September 2015

Breast Cancer Campaign

Breast cancer in women over 70 – pharmacy fact sheet

Care of the Dying

Nice Bites March 2016

Chicken Pox

Prescribing tip – Chicken pox & ibuprofen

Controlled Drugs

Nice Bites May 2016


Living Well with Dementia in Pendle – directory

Dental Health

Dental factsheets for pharmacy teams
The Health Education England (HEE) teams across London and the South East have collaborated to produce a series of dental factsheets specifically for community pharmacy teams. They are intended to be used by patient-facing team members to help them deal with common dental and oral symptoms/conditions and signpost patients where appropriate. Download the resources here

Diabetes – Type 1

Nice Bites October 2015

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Nice Bites July 2015

Eye Health

Vision Matters

Gluten Free

Dec 2016: The following documents were issued to pharmacy contractors in the Blackburn with Darwen CCG area

Gluten Free food Guidelines BwD patient leaflet

Gluten Free Checklist 2015

Gluten Free Diet on a Budget

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Adults

NICE Bites May 2015

Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer Display 2015

Lung Cancer banner 2015

Lung awareness. Photo of display layout

Medicines Optimisation

Nice Bites April 2015


Nice Bites December 2015


Access to psychological therapies (IAPT) and work with adults from the age of 16 upwards who may be struggling with common difficulties such as stress, anxiety and depression

For more information: Click here

Download the Mindsmatter self referral form here

Physical Activity

Public Health England are offering free training to pharmacy professionals & other primary care professionals to support them in encouraging patients/customers to become more physically active. It’s very relevant to Healthy Living Pharmacy and health promotion campaigns.

The training is flexible and runs from 1hr to 2.5 hrs, as appropriate. Sessions are available until 31st August 2018. Click here for more details and book by emailing physicalactivity@phe.gov.uk.


NICE Bites (pnuemonia) no 71 January 2015

Quit for Two – smoking cessation campaign

Letter & information

Tackling Tobacco Together training flyer

Smoking in pregnancy – crib sheet

SIP (quit for two)

Smoke ultra sound scan


Managing diabetes in Ramadhan booklet

BMJ article – Management – fast during Ramadhan


Nice Bites (Sepsis) August 2016


Stroke Information Guide Toolkit


Nice Bites (Tuberculosis) no 84 February 2016

Unhook – Phone app for tobacco, shisha & e-cigarettes information

From 1st October 2015, the sale of e-cigarettes and e-liquids to people under the age of 18 became illegal unless the product has been licensed as a stop smoking medicine by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). No products are yet available. It is also became an offence for anyone over 18 to buy e-cigarettes, e-liquids and tobacco, including shisha on behalf of a young person.

In order to increase awareness of the new legislation and address the current rates of e-cigarette and shisha use, the Wellbeing Prevention and Early Help Service, has co-created a mobile phone app ‘Unhook’ in partnership with young people from across Lancashire to inform them of the facts about tobacco, shisha and e-cigarettes and how to access support to quit. This includes an ‘Into the Body’ interactive feature, savings calculator, myth busting quiz, helpful hints, tips and details of relevant tobacco and nicotine cessation services to stay addiction-free.

The Unhook App is available for young people to download free of charge from the App Store using the link below:

Apple App Store

Community Pharmacy Lancashire

Community Pharmacy Lancashire represents community pharmacies located in the Health & Wellbeing Board areas of Blackpool Borough Council, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council & Lancashire County Council.