Monthly Archives: January 2017

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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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January 2017 price concessions (update)

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for January 2017: The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted. Drug Pack size Price concession Amitriptyline 50mg tablets 28 £3.40 Buspirone 5mg tablets 30 £19.54 Candesartan 2mg tablets 7 £2.25 Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £46.19 Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £9.60...

By |January 26th, 2017|Lexpos News|Comments Off on January 2017 price concessions (update)

Pharmacy Access Scheme review process to close soon

Time is running out to apply for a review of your pharmacy’s eligibility for payments under the Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS). As part of the two-year final funding package imposed on community pharmacies in England, the Department of Health (DH) introduced PhAS with the stated aim of ensuring that a baseline level of patient access to NHS community...

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PSNC Briefing 005/17: The Pharmacy Access Scheme – the review process closes at the end of February 2017

On 20 October 2016, as part of the two-year funding package imposed on community pharmacies in England, the Department of Health confirmed the introduction of a Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS), with the stated aim of ensuring that a baseline level of patient access to NHS community pharmacy services is protected. This briefing details the key points on PhAS works and the...

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Pre-registration Surveys 2016

The GPhC has today published the findings from our pre-registration pharmacist tutor survey and pre-registration pharmacy technician training survey for the 2014-2015 training year alongside an analysis of pre-registration trainee pharm...

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