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The Community Support for Community Pharmacy Scheme was established by Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) to co-ordinate the community and voluntary sector support for community pharmacies across Northern Ireland during COVID-19. 

The Community Support for Community Pharmacy Scheme was established by Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) to co-ordinate the community and voluntary sector support for community pharmacies across Northern Ireland during COVID-19.

Health Minister Robin Swann and Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey have welcomed the excellent response to a new volunteer-led scheme delivering medicines to patients.

The scheme is being coordinated by Community Development and Health Network to deliver medication during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Inspiring Impact is delighted to announce that Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) is its new lead in Northern Ireland. Inspiring Impact supports people who work and volunteer for charities and social enterprises across the UK.

CDHN is pleased to announce that Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme Level 2 funding has just been increased to £12,000 from the next round of funding.

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce that funding has been approved for 20 successful applicants in this round of Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 2 funding. 

The groups to benefit from £10,000 each are as follows:

We are delighted to announce the successful applicants under the Elevate Mentoring & Grants Programme. This programme offers a range of training, networking and support opportunities as well as a grant of £5,000 so the successful groups can bring their ideas to life, focusing on using community development approaches to reduce health inequalities at a local level.

At the heart of Toome village, a small rural village in the north-west corner of Lough Neagh, lies Gribbin’s Pharmacy. This independent pharmacy has a special interest in health promotion and has engaged with Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) through its Building Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Programme for many, many years.

 “With the Elevate programme running now for just under six months, there has already been much learning and much to juggle! Progress has, however, been continuous in bringing forward the four elements of Elevate – the Portal, the Capacity Building Training Programme, the Mentoring & Grants Programme and the Community Development Outcomes Framework.

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce the successful applicants in the latest round of Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 1 funding.  The Programme is led by CDHN and funded by the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and supports communities and Community Pharmacist

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