Monthly Archives: February 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...

By |February 28th, 2017|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Health & Care Review

Apply for the Carers Flu Fighter Award

The deadline for the Carers Flu Fighter Award is this Sunday (5th March 2017) and community pharmacy teams are encouraged to apply for the award. The NHS Employers Flu Fighter Awards celebrate the great achievements of organisations who promote the flu vaccine to staff to protect themselves, colleagues and patients from flu. In 2015 NHS...

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Apply for the Carers Flu Fighter Award

The deadline for the Carers Flu Fighter Award is this Sunday (5th March 2017) and community pharmacy teams are encouraged to apply for the award. The NHS Employers Flu Fighter Awards celebrate the great achievements of organisations who promote the flu vaccine to staff to protect themselves, colleagues and patients from flu. In 2015 NHS...

By |February 28th, 2017|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Apply for the Carers Flu Fighter Award

Quality Payments – New NHS England guidance published

NHS England has today published further guidance on the Quality Payments Scheme. The guidance document provides clarification on how community pharmacy contractors can meet the gateway criteria and details information on how to meet the eight quality criteria. The process to follow to claim a Quality Payment is also included in the document, as well...

By |February 27th, 2017|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Quality Payments – New NHS England guidance published

Viridal Duo 10micrograms/ml and 40 micrograms/ml powder and solvent for solution for injection (UCB Pharma Limited)

Drug alert number: EL (17)A/04 Date issued: 23rd February 2017 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 patient, pharmacy and wholesale level medicines recall, to be actioned within 48 hours, for certain batches of: Viridal Duo 10micrograms/ml and 40 micrograms/ml powder and solvent for solution for injection pack size...

By |February 23rd, 2017|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Viridal Duo 10micrograms/ml and 40 micrograms/ml powder and solvent for solution for injection (UCB Pharma Limited)