Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Quality Payments – Requesting an NHSmail account for your pharmacy

Community pharmacy contractors that wish to take part in the Quality Payments Scheme must: have an NHSmail account for their pharmacy by the review points (28th April 2017 and 24th November 2017) at which they wish to make a Quality Payments Scheme claim; or for the purposes of the 28th April 2017 review point, have...

By |December 29th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Quality Payments – Requesting an NHSmail account for your pharmacy

Quality Payments – Gateway criteria guidance published by NHS England

NHS England has today issued guidance on the gateway criteria for the Quality Payments Scheme. The document, Pharmacy Quality Payments – Gateway Criteria Guidance, provides information on the four gateway criteria that community pharmacy contractors must meet to be eligible to collect the points necessary to claim the Quality Payment. Contractors are reminded that meeting the gateway...

By |December 23rd, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Quality Payments – Gateway criteria guidance published by NHS England

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...

By |December 22nd, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Health & Care Review

High Court grants permission for PSNC Judicial Review

The High Court has granted PSNC permission for a Judicial Review of the Secretary of State’s October decision to implement cuts to community pharmacy funding and other changes. The hearing is to be expedited and will be heard in the week commencing 6 February 2017. The Judge has indicated that if the Secretary of State...

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How GPs and pharmacies can work together on EPS business continuity (December 2016)

This PSNC Briefing provides community pharmacy contractors and LPCs with suggestions to support joint working between GP practice teams and pharmacy teams in the event of an outage with the Electronic Prescription Service Release 2 (EPS R2).   PSNC Briefing 076.16 How GPs and pharmacies can work together on EPS business continuity If you have...

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