Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Christmas opening hours

Our customer contact centre will be closed for all bank holidays and weekends over the festive period but will otherwise be open as usual from 9am to 5pm. The best way to get in touch with us over the festive period is via email- please...

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Update on NHS Digital’s work-plan (December 2016)

This PSNC Briefing provides LPCs and pharmacy teams with an update on NHS Digital’s work-plan developments relevant to community pharmacy. The National Information Board’s (NIB) work has informed the creation of ten NHS Digital delivery ‘domains’, each of which have been assigned relevant programmes. PSNC Briefing 074.16 Update on NHS Digital’s work-plan If you have...

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Quality Payments – How to become a Dementia Friend

This PSNC Briefing provides an overview of how to achieve the Dementia Friends criterion of the Quality Payment (QP) scheme. Further information on the QP scheme can be found in PSNC Briefing 067/16: Quality Payments – what pharmacy contractors need to do. PSNC Briefing 073/16: Quality Payments – How to become a Dementia Friend If...

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December 2016 Price Concessions/NCSO

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for December 2016: The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted. Drug Pack size Price concession Amitriptyline 50mg tablets 28 £3.05 Bumetanide 1mg tablets 28 £1.75 Candesartan 2mg tablets 7 £2.25 Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £46.19 Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £9.60...

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DH issues Influenza Season 2016/17: Use of Antiviral Medicines letter

The Department of Health (DH) has via its Central Alerting System published a letter advising that due to increasing flu levels in the community, GPs and other prescribers working in primary care in England may now prescribe antiviral medicines for the prophylaxis and treatment of flu at NHS expense. Prescribers may prescribe for patients in ‘clinical...

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