Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Quality Payments scheme resources now available

PSNC has published a number of resources to explain how the Quality Payments scheme will work and to assist community pharmacy contractors to engage successfully with it. PSNC Briefing 067/16: Quality Payments – what pharmacy contractors need to do This Briefing explains in detail how the scheme will work and it details guidance and resources...

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Over three quarters of a million flu vaccinations administered!

Community pharmacists have now administered over 750,000 flu vaccinations during this season’s Flu Vaccination Service. Data received this morning from PharmOutcomes and Sonar Informatics has confirmed that pharmacy teams have now hit the 750,000 mark, although the total number of vaccinations administered will be even higher as some pharmacy teams are not using the electronic...

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Quality Payment scheme – referrals for asthma reviews (November 2016)

This PSNC Briefing provides an overview of how to achieve the ‘clinical effectiveness’ domain of the Quality Payment scheme. Further information on the Quality Payment scheme can be found in PSNC Briefing 067/16 Quality Payments – what pharmacy contractors need to do. PSNC Briefing 068/16: Quality Payments –  referrals for asthma reviews If you have...

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Quality Payments – what pharmacy contractors need to do (November 2016)

On 20th October 2016, the Government imposed a two-year funding package on community pharmacy; this included a Quality Payments (QP) scheme. This PSNC Briefing explains how the scheme will work and it details guidance and resources for community pharmacy contractors on what they need to do to engage successfully with it. PSNC Briefing 067/16: Quality...

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CPPE’s ‘New Medicine Service: Getting it right’ guide published

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has published a new guide containing general information about the New Medicine Service (NMS) to support pharmacists in providing a high-quality service, as well as signposting to other relevant resources. Pharmacists may wish to consider completing this learning and the accompanying assessment to meet the necessary skills and...

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