We want to celebrate and share with you details of our amazing Partnerships.
We are proud to collaborate with these organisations who enable ECG to continue to offer a high quality service to its customers and ultimately improve patient care.
Details of current partnerships are summarised below, including links to their websites.
If you would like to discuss partnership opportunities with us, please get in touch.
Connect2Pharma develop services for Community Pharmacies to cover three main objectives; to create alternative revenue streams, provide better patient care, and to help fill gaps in NHS provision, reducing pressures on GPs/A&E by triaging patients. Connect2Pharma provide all information on their services on their free online portal, pharmacies can find everything they need to implement services including; training materials, marketing materials, materials to help with governance, discounted prices for tests (if necessary) and links to PGDs if treatment is a possibility.
ECG and Connect2Pharma will be working together to ensure awareness of the new services and increased training support around diagnostic testing.
Click here to link to the Connect2Pharma website.
Locate a Locum is an online booking platform and rota management system that is currently allowing over 8000 UK pharmacies to advertise and fill locum shifts in under 60 seconds. No more wasted time and money on recruitment agencies. No more business cards and more lengthy phone calls to locums when you need to source temporary cover.
The Locate a Locum software allows you to advertise shifts to over 4000 registered and compliant locums for free, with the click of your mouse.
We’re saving individual pharmacies hundreds of pounds and countless hours every month, and we can help you too.
Click here to link to the Locate a Locum website.
Milton Keynes Hospital Charity is the chosen charity partner for ECG in 2018.
Milton Keynes Hospital Charity raises funds for patients, their families and the staff who treat them at Milton Keynes University Hospital. They fundraise for all wards and departments, from the neonatal unit and paediatrics, through to cancer services, the stroke unit and services for patents with dementia.
The charity always funds items that go over and above what the NHS provides, such as artwork for clinical areas, sensory toys and equipment, comfortable chairs and extra special items of medical equipment.
Click here to link to the Milton Keynes Hospital Charity website.
PharmaDoctor has offered a range of private clinical services including PGDs for an array of conditions and treatments, since 2009. They have provided thousands with online medical consultation solutions and have medical and technological expertise, as well as the experience to support pharmacies as they expand their service offering.
For the last few years PharmaDoctor have worked closely with ECG to deliver a complete PGD package for pharmacists looking to deliver a flu vaccination service. The partnership is now to extend, with ECG releasing training packages which will include a variety of PharmaDoctor vaccination PGDs. Together with Valneva and their VIP programme, PharmaDoctor and ECG aim to help pharmacies set up and run full travel health clinics.
Click here to link to the PharmaDoctor website.
Pharmacy in Practice has professional partnerships with a number of organisations. These organisations share the enthusiasm for supporting pharmacy professionals and are keen to improve the quality of pharmacy practice in the UK, ECG is proud to be one of those organisations.
Click here to link to the Pharmacy in Practice website.
VIP (Valneva in Partnership) is a programme of tools, assets and resources carefully designed to support pharmacies to offer a comprehensive travel health service.
Pharmacists can register for FREE to access the VIP resources available including: the NEVA online travel health training course; clinic and service materials; marketing and communications support; and 1:1 mentorship from Valneva’s experienced Travel Health Specialist Nurse Practitioner.
Signing up to VIP will also enable you to list your travel health service on the VIP consumer website www.bewareofthebugs.com
Registering for VIP will also give pharmacists access to services provided by our VIP strategic partners: ECG (face to face vaccination service training provider) and PharmaDoctor (eTool and PGD package provider). VIP has partnered with these providers because we believe they offer pharmacists the best service packages available in the UK to support their travel health service.
Click here to link to the VIP Valneva in Partnership website.