£300,000 investment in Scottish Community Pharmacist Practitioner Champions to continue

Scottish Government has announced its intention to continue funding for Community Pharmacist Practitioner Champions in 2019-20.


The Practitioner Champions are set to be tasked with supporting all community pharmacists and the whole pharmacy team to undertake Quality Improvement activities as well as supporting the implementation of the refreshed Minor Ailment and Common Conditions Service.


You can read about the original role and remit of the Practitioner Champions here.


The funding breaks down as follows;


NHS Board Investment
Ayrshire & Arran £21,420
Borders £6,099
Dumfries & Galloway £8,610
Fife £19,734
Forth Valley £15,728
Grampian £28,670
Greater Glasgow & Clyde £64,544
Highland £18,671
Lanarkshire £35,747
Lothian £43,033
Orkney £5,000
Shetland £5,000
Tayside £22,743
Western Isles £5,000


You can read the full circular here.

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