Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Class 1 CAS alert: Evidence of harm from fentanyl-contaminated heroin

A class 1 alert, to be actioned immediately, has been published on the Central Alerting System (CAS) website, advising of the availability of, and harms from, heroin that has been mixed with fentanyl or carfentanyl, both unusually potent synthetic opioids. There is significant evidence from a small number of post-mortem results of recent drug user...

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Quality Payments: Contractors who are experiencing technical difficulties accessing and/or editing their NHS Choices profile

Community pharmacy contractors are required to have an up to date NHS Choices entry for their pharmacy today, Friday 28th April 2017, to meet the NHS Choices gateway criterion for the Quality Payments Scheme. If you are experiencing any difficulty with accessing and/or editing your NHS Choices profile, please see the message below from the NHS...

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Quality Payments: April review point

Today, Friday 28th April 2017, is the first review point for the Quality Payments Scheme. Below is a summary of the requirements that need to be met on the day of the review (therefore you need to be meeting these requirements today, 28th April 2017) to be able to declare that you meet the criteria. Gateway...

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Quality Payments: Contractors who have not yet received editing rights for their NHS Choices profile

Community pharmacy contractors are required to have an up to date NHS Choices entry for their pharmacy on the April review date (Friday 28th April 2017) to meet the NHS Choices gateway criterion for the Quality Payments Scheme. Contractors who have applied for editing rights before Tuesday 25th April should now have received their editing...

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Social media webinar now available on-demand

Community pharmacy teams can now access an online recording of PSNC’s recent webinar on making the most of social media. More than 170 people registered for the 60-minute webinar on Wednesday (26th April) when social media experts Ben Stockman and David Angell offered guidance for community pharmacy teams on what social media to use and how...

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