Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Services Factsheet – NMS guide for other healthcare professionals (October 2016)

This briefing provides information on the New Medicine Service (NMS) in a 2-page guide, answering five common questions about NMS as well as providing information on which patients are eligible for the service. It may be a useful resource to provide to other healthcare professionals to increase awareness and understanding of NMS. PSNC Briefing 062/16: Services...

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MUR gude for other healthcare professionals (October 2016)

This briefing provides information on the Medicines Use Review (MUR) service in a 2-page guide, answering five common questions about MURs as well as providing information on the national target groups. It may be a useful resource to provide to other healthcare professionals to increase awareness and understanding of the MUR service.   PSNC Briefing 061/16: MUR...

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Ask PSNC: Flu FAQs

The team at PSNC has received a number of queries on the Flu Vaccination Advanced Service since the service went live on 1st September 2016. Below are some of the questions asked in the previous week. Can the national Flu Vaccination Service PGD be signed remotely (electronic signature) by the authorising manager, for example, from the...

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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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NICE launches Food allergy and anaphylaxis e-learning tool

A new online learning tool has been launched by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the management of food allergy and anaphylaxis. The tool helps healthcare professionals implement NICE guidance in a practical way to support those likely to have first contact with someone experiencing a food allergy or anaphylactic reaction....

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