Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference – Pharmacy London (reviewed 1st April 2015)

The objective of Pharmacy London is to support and represent member LPCs in addressing London-wide issues affecting Community Pharmacy. Issues of concern to individual LPCs will be considered, and if appropriate, collaborative and supportive action will be taken, especially where they are likely to impact on others or set a precedent affecting others.


• Barnet, Enfield & Harringey LPC

• Bexley Bromley & Greenwich LPC

• Brent & Harrow LPC

• Camden and Islington LPC

• City & Hackney LPC

• Croydon LPC

• Ealing, Hammersmith & Hounslow LPC

• Hillingdon LPC

• Kensington Chelsea & Westminster LPC

• Kingston Richmond & Twickenham LPC

• Lambeth Southwark & Lewisham LPC

• Merton, Sutton & Wandsworth LPC Each member LPC delegates are responsible for reporting back to their respective committees to keep them informed and updated on Pharmacy London activity.

The Pharmacy London Committee will:

1.  Endeavour to represent member London LPCs with the NHS England (London Region Area Team).

2. Work closely with member LPCs to maximise the benefits of:

  • Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPAF) • Influencing policy and direction through Pharmaceutical Negotiating Committee, Pharmacy Voice etc.
  • Effective working with –
    • Clinical Commissioning Groups.
    • Health and Wellbeing Boards o Local Professional Networks.
    • Other Commissioning organisations and provider groups.

and by these means to develop the best services for pharmacy contractors and the population they serve.

3.  Promote member LPC’s and their network of community pharmacies in the Greater London area and endeavour to ensure that:

  • Community Pharmacy services are taken into account when London specific health policies are being developed.
  • Community Pharmacy is represented on all appropriate London Agencies.

4.  Develop and act as a clearing house for ideas and new bids or initiatives, particularly when it is agreed that a pan-London  approach would be more effective than individual bids.

5.  Highlight and disseminate good practice in all London Community Pharmacies through member LPCs.

6.  Provide guidance on issues involving London’s Community Pharmacies and the health of the population they serve.

7.  Maintain good relationships with all London LPCs.