This document sets out a range of opportunities for pharmacy teams working in communities, and through their daily interactions with patients and the public, to play an important role in protecting and improving the health of the nation. | Public Health England
Community pharmacy teams play a pivotal role as a community and health asset in communities. Making healthy choices such as stopping smoking, improving diet and nutrition, increasing physical activity, losing weight and reducing alcohol consumption through pharmacy teams could make a significant contribution to reducing the risk of disease, improving health outcomes for those with long term conditions, reducing premature death and improving mental wellbeing.
This document provides a menu of interventions that could be delivered by pharmacy teams in the primary and community sectors to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation.