Monthly Archives: March 2016

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March NCSO/Price Concessions update

The Department of Health granted the following price concessions for March 2016: The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted. Drug Pack size Price concession Bumetanide 1mg tablets  28 £2.50 Celiprolol 200mg tablets     28 £19.83 Celiprolol 400mg tablets  28 £39.65 Cimetidine 400mg tablets  60 £19.99 Clindamycin 150mg capsules  24 £12.49 Desmopressin 10micrograms/dose...

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Briefing published highlighting the role of community pharmacy in public health

The Local Government Association has published The community pharmacy offer for improving the public’s health, a briefing for councillors, senior council officers and commissioners, which describes the increasing role of community pharmacy in public health and explains councils’ roles and duties. A number of case studies are included within the briefing that demonstrate the variety of...

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PHE publish Healthy Living Pharmacy infographics

Public Health England (PHE) has published a set of infographic slides to illustrate the role of Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) in the health and care system. The three infographic slides aim to explain what a HLP is by highlighting the features that make up a HLP, the impact that HLPs are having across the country with statistics...

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NHS stationery ordering portal

Primary Care Support England (PCSE)’s online portal for ordering NHS stationery has gone live, and all community pharmacy contractors should have received registration letters. If any queries arise, the PCSE website has a number of helpful FAQs: pcse.england.nhs.uk/help One query that has been raised a number of times is “Will I be charged for my...

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March CPN is now online

The March edition of PSNC’s Community Pharmacy News is now available. This month’s CPN features: Campaign gathers momentum – Pharmacy pulls together to raise awareness of the potential threat to community healthcare SCR rollout checklist Local commissioning support Prescriber codes guidance This month’s edition of CPN also includes the Prescription Charge Card – click here for...

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