Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Pharmacy Show 2016 programme now available

#PS16 The programme for the 10th annual Pharmacy Show, which will take place on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th of September 2016 at the NEC in Birmingham, has now been published. Alastair Buxton, Director of NHS Services at PSNC will open the Keynote Theatre on Sunday 25th September presenting on the future outlook for community...

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Directions published for the national Flu Vaccination Service

Community pharmacy contractors that fully meet the requirements for provision of the Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service now have the go ahead to provide the service from 1st September 2016. This follows the amendment of the Secretary of State Directions. Further resources Service specification for the flu vaccination Advanced Service PGD for the...

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LPC case study: Community pharmacy teams’ pivotal role in integrated hepatitis C care pathway

An evaluation of a hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing service pilot has shown that community pharmacy teams on the Isle of Wight have provided a pivotal and innovative role in linking up patients with HCV to local specialist organisations. The pilot took place over a period of nine months from September 2014 to May 2015...

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EPS Tokens submission

From 1st September 2016, the Pricing Authority will start to scan the EPS tokens submitted by pharmacies, to support the NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) Prescription Exemption Checking Service. Although EPS tokens will be scanned they will still not be used for reimbursement purposes so please do not endorse any information on these tokens as...

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Community Pharmacy shares its Forward View: a vision for the future

PSNC and Pharmacy Voice, with the support of the RPS English Pharmacy Board, have today published their vision for the future of community pharmacy. The Community Pharmacy Forward View sets out the sector’s ambitions to radically enhance and expand the personalised care, support and wellbeing services that community pharmacies provide. In the scenarios outlined in the...

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