Pharmacy Voice has responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies.
Rob Darracott, Chief Executive of Pharmacy Voice said:
“It is disappointing that there is no mention of Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments (PNAs) in the document. Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) must be aligned with other assessments such as PNAs. This guidance is incomplete and it sets local authorities up for duplication of effort.
In Pharmacy Voice’s response to the consultation, the following comments are made: