Pharmacy First Service

Pharmacy First Crib Sheets

  • Pharmacy first Aide Memoire (this single page summaries what conditions are suitable for referral to pharmacists and which should not be referred)
  • Pharmacy First at a Glance (this single page summarises the Conditions, Inclusion Criteria, Exclusion Criteria, Medicines and links to Leaflets)

Local Support Events

A number of events took place across the CPCW patch during January.

The slides from the events can be viewed HERE; they include the video link for the dermatology section, which can also be accessed here:

Training Resources

There are a number of free training providers/resources for the pharmacy teams – Community Pharmacy England, CPPE, CliniSkills, VirtulaOutcomes, E-learning for Health, PrescQIPP – which are detailed in the document below.

Training Resources

Paediatric Resources for Pharmacy First

The Alder Hey Team has kindly put together a list of paediatric resources that you may fund helpful when skilling up to manage this cohort. This was circulated to pharmacies on 31 January; if you would like the LPC to resent this information then please email


Map of Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral Providers

Instructions on how to use the map:

Zoom into an area and click on this icon to view the name and postcode of the pharmacy.


Click on this icon to open up a list of either Warrington, Cheshire or Wirral pharmacies.

Click on All items and select your preferred pharmacy from the list to view the postcode.


NW GP Practice Support Pack

Please see below a letter, summary explainer and briefing guide for GP practices, both clinicians and non-clinicians, on the Pharmacy First scheme.

This has been developed by the NW region and has been shared across the ICB with Primary Care Leads and Practices in February 2024.