Blood Pressure Testing Service Hull & ER
Service period: 01/04/2019 – 31/03/2023
NHS England on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire CCG and Hull CCG in conjunction with the British Heart Foundation (BHF)
Service Spec & contracts:
Please read the service spec, a reference copy is also available via the PO platform.
Contracts have been issued to the selected pharmacies by NHS England on behalf of the CCGs ready for 1st April 2019 launch. Please ensure you return a signed copy of the contract to the named person prior to the 1st April. The LPC will accredit pharmacies on PharmOutomes once we have been notified that signed contracts have been received.
Following the expressions of interest received from Hull & ERY HLPs in December 2018, Hull & ERY CCG shortlisted pharmacies based on the selection criteria provided.
The selected pharmacies were notified and invited to book onto one of two training sessions on 19th & 25th march 2019. Pharmacies wishing to provide the service would have been required to attend a training session and disseminate the training to the rest of their team.
NHS Blood Pressure Testing Service information Video:
The resources below are also available on the PO platform:
Please Note: Please remember to update your NHS UK profile to show you are providing the service.
Healthy Hearts website launched to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke for people at greatest risk:
August 2019. A new website has been launched to help improve heart health: Healthy Hearts website
Pharmacies who attended the recent training events will have received the resource toolkit below ready to promote the service within their pharmacy.
The toolkit contains:
An A4 poster and Window sticker
Small window sticker
Know your blood pressure labels
My blood pressure log
BHF understanding blood pressure fold out booklets. Pharmacies can order these from: https://www.bhf.org.uk/publications.aspx (max 500 per pharmacy).
Find a pharmacy in your area:
Visit: https://knowyourbloodpressure.co.uk/knowyourbloodpressure/ to find out more and find a pharmacy in your area.
The following media release will be shared with the public:Know your blood pressure Media Release
Claims to be made via the Pharmoutcomes joint Hull & ER Platform.