How The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service works ( CPCS)
Feeling unwell, No GP Appointments Left. Ask For A CPCS Referral.
This is a new service that we are providing as a GP. We have partnered with our local pharmacies to deliver an extended service to our patients. The local pharmacists can deliver care to minor conditions and provide treatments for minor illnesses. This service is avaliable to ages 1 and above.
- Call the GP as usual and you will be triage by a memeber of staff on whether you meet the eligbilty requirements.
- The reception staff will create a referral form and send this directly to your local pharmacist who will triage your symptoms appropriately.
- The Pharmacy will then contact you for your consultation and provide you with any necessary medications.
- We encorage you to contact your pharmacy first for minor conditions such as flu's and coughs before requesting treatment by a GP.
- Antenatal Self-refer (Maternity) We offer first booking appointment in GP surgery but you can also self-refer to below hospitals
- University College Hospital Antenatal Self-referral
- Royal London Hospital Antenatal Self-referral
- Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Antenatal Self-referral
NHS e-Referral Tracking
If your doctor has referred you to a specialist for further care you will be asked to book your appointment using the ‘NHS e-Referral’ system.
You will receive a letter from us within 2 weeks giving details of how to book your appointment and any passwords you may need.
To track your e-Referral you will need the following details to log into the e-Referral website:
- Your date of birth
- Reference number – this will be on the first page of your letter
- Password – this will be on the second page of your letter
To track an e-Referral, click here.
If you are calling us to chase hospital appointment or outcome of investigations carried out by hospital, please be aware that we do not have special access to hospital departments. Please contact hospital directly to obtain update/information.