Monthly Archives: May 2016

May CPN is now online

The May edition of PSNC’s Community Pharmacy News is now available. This month’s CPN features: PSNC puts counter proposal on the table Contract monitoring update New script analysis tool New-look forms webpage View our CPN magazine online via the flipbook reader below or, to download a copy, please click here.

By |May 26th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on May CPN is now online

2016/17 Flu Plan published

Details have today been published outlining the influenza vaccination programme for winter 2016/17. The plan – published by the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England –  sets out a coordinated and evidence-based approach to planning for, and responding to, the demands of influenza across England. The only change this year is the addition of the offer of...

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CheckRx – a new tool for script item analysis

A new service giving community pharmacy contractors easy access to a wealth of information about the prescription items they have dispensed will be launched in June. CheckRx, a companion service to Check34, allows contractors to drill down into their monthly prescription item (Px) report to review all the items dispensed in a particular month and their reimbursement and fees. This will allow...

By |May 25th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on CheckRx – a new tool for script item analysis

Class 2 MHRA drug alert — Epistatus 10mg/ml oromucosal solution (Special Products Limited)

Drug alert number: EL (16)A/06 Date issued: 25th May 2016 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 patient level recall to be actioned within 48 hours, for a batch of: Epistatus 10mg/ml oromucosal solution pack size 1 x 5ml (Special Products Limited) Unlicensed Special (as Midazolam Maleate) Batch number: 73234...

By |May 25th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Class 2 MHRA drug alert — Epistatus 10mg/ml oromucosal solution (Special Products Limited)

Carers Week 6-12th June

This year Carers Week will run from 6-12th June with a focus on building Carer Friendly Communities. Carers Week is an annual campaign which aims to raise awareness of caring, highlights the challenges carers face and recognises the invaluable contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The emphasis of the campaign is...

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