Primary Care Discussions: Lipid Management

Event 12 December 2023Location Online via WebEx at 13:00 - 14:00

A practical and interactive discussion between specialist and generalist pharmacy professionals about managing lipid treatments in primary care


12 December 2023


Online via WebEx at 13:00 - 14:00

About the event

This was an ‘on the couch’ discussion on the challenges in lipid management, focusing on supporting patients, upskilling members of the pharmacy team, and engaging with the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) for Cholesterol Control and Lipid Management.

Why it’s important

Lipid management is a hot topic in primary care, and there is a need to think practically and strategically about how pharmacy teams can contribute effectively and engage with challenges in this area

What was covered

  • Practical tips from a specialist and generalists on challenges in lipid management and how these can be met in primary care
  • How pharmacy technicians are getting involved in lipid management
  • What to consider when working towards the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) for Cholesterol Control and Lipid Management


A range of speakers from SPS and other organisations helped run this event.

Non-SPS speakers

Catherine Tucker

Senior Clinical Pharmacist Lipid clinic and Integrated Care Team, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and CVD Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist, CVD Prevention Network, North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board

Claire Miller

Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Wansbeck PCN, Northumberland

Maxine Richardson

Pharmacy Technician, North West PCN, Newcastle upon Tyne

SPS Speakers

Learn more about the SPS team who are facilitating this webinar.



Information presented during this webinar is correct at time of recording. Current guidance should be followed.

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