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Healthy living pharmacies

Community pharmacies have an important role to play in offering health and wellbeing advice and services. Healthy living pharmacies will display a quality mark of excellence that gives the assurance that anyone accessing their services will enjoy high standards of service and care.

So, what is special about a healthy living pharmacy?

A Healthy living pharmacy:

  • Proactively promotes healthy living and wellbeing
  • Seeks to reach out to the local community and to work in partnership to improve health in the local area
  • Has a trained pharmacy team, with a pharmacist lead and Healthy Living Champions 
  • Consistently delivers a range of high quality NHS services
  • Maintains premises to a high professional standard with private consultation facilities and with appropriate IT
  • Is identifiable to the public and other healthcare professionals
  • Works closely with other healthcare providers

See the map of health living pharmacies in Islington.

Information for pharmacy teams

To be awarded healthy living pharmacy status you must meet a set of quality criteria detailed on the RSPH website. The website also includes information on how to apply become a healthy living pharmacy.
For further information contact: cihlp@islington.gov.uk

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