Monthly Archives: February 2016

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The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2016

In recent years, changes in the law have allowed a number of professions other than registered medical practitioners and dental professionals to play an increasing role in prescribing and managing medicines for patients. Increasing access to prescribing and medicines supply mechanisms has the potential to improve quality of patient care. On 01 April 2016, a number of...

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Don’t forget to submit your flu vaccination claims

The national community pharmacy flu vaccination service 2015/16 finishes today (29th February 2016); community pharmacy contractors are therefore reminded of the need to submit payment claims for those vaccinations administered during February with their prescription bundle at the beginning of March. The service specification for the seasonal influenza vaccination service states: “Payment claims for those...

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GPhC responds to proposals on Community Pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond

The GPhC has responded to the proposals set out by the Department of Health in a letter sent to PSNC Chief Executive Sue Sharpe on 17 December, and in the "Community Pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond" documents.

Nigel Clarke, Chair of the GPhC, sets out the pharmacy regulator’s response in a letter to Will Cavendish, Director General, Innovation, Growth and Technology at the Department of Health and Keith Ridge, the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England.

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GPhC responds to proposals on Community Pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond

The GPhC has responded to the proposals set out by the Department of Health in a letter sent to PSNC Chief Executive Sue Sharpe on 17 December, and in the Community Pharmacy in 2016/16 and beyond documents.

 

Nigel Clarke, Chair of the GPhC, sets out the pharmacy regulator’s response in a letter to Will Cavendish, Director General, Innovation, Growth and Technology at the Department of Health and Keith Ridge, the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England.

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Health & Care Review

Keeping up with all the latest developments in health and care policy could almost be a full time job and PSNC regularly receives questions from LPCs and pharmacy contractors about what is going on in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy. To help answer some of these questions and to help contractors and...

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