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DUDLEY LOCAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMMITTEEChairman:Dan Attry MRPharmS, Pg Dip.8 Abbotts Mews, Withymoor Village, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3DGTel: 07973632548 E-mail: [email protected]Chief Officer:Pete Szczepanski MPharmS, Clin Dip, IP22 Lindford Way, Kings Norton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 0BDTel: 07774719508 E-Mail:[email protected]Minutes of the LPC Committee Meeting on 11thJuly 2016Open Section of the MinutesPresent:Pete Szczepanski (PS), Dan Attry (DA), Stephen Noble (SN), Lynn Rees (LR), MatthewCox (MC), Scot Taylor (ST), Thomas Thomik (TT), Mohammed Mahroof (MM), Abul Kashem(AK), Amjid Iqbal (AI), Diane Walker (DW),Vijay Lad (VL) and Dinesh Patel (DP).In attendance:Michelle Dyoss; Dudley CPDO, Jag Sangha (Medicines Management/ Officerof Public Health), Joe Parkes (Dudley Stop Smoking Service).1.WelcomeDAwelcomed the members and guests and opened the meeting at 2pm.2.ApologiesMOKsent his apologies.3.Declaration of InterestThere were no declarations of interest for this meeting.
4.Smoking Cessation – Joe ParkesJPgave a brief update on the smoking service.Last year the quit rate remained the same with a slight increase in access.There wasan excellent 52% quit rate in pharmacies so some positive news.However, on thenegative side,JPcommented that he is not sure what is happening to the servicecome next April as Dudley Stop Smoking will cease to exist and become part ofwellbeing services along with weight management etc.JPadvised the committee just to continue with what is being done as they will betelling commissioners that it is a successful service via pharmacies. He commentedthat the service had been decommissioned in other areas and Dudley was likely tofollow suit.He thanked contractors and the LPC for all their support over the yearsand the great relationship built up over this time and that he hopes the service willcontinue through pharmacies even though he will no longer be involved.JPasked if anyone had any questions.DArequestedJPsend the figures for theservice.VLcommented that the service provided via pharmacies is exceptional andthat customers comment on the support and access compared to GPs.DAsuggestedthat if the LPC send a representative from LPC to the marketing event.MDsaid shewill send the details to see what if anything is on offer.DAthankedJPfor the heads up, wished him good luck for the future and thankedhim for his work with the LPC and contractors.

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