Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Quality Payments: List of patient safety alerts and recalls published

A new page has been published on the PSNC website which lists: patient safety alerts and recalls which have previously been highlighted as news stories on the PSNC website; advice and guidance relating to patient safety which have previously been highlighted as news stories on the PSNC website; and a link to the Medicines and...

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LPS pharmacies reconsidered for PhAS payments

PSNC has been working with the Department of Health (DH) and NHS England to recognise the unique position of Local Pharmaceutical Services (LPS) which returned to the pharmaceutical list and were effectively excluded from the Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS). LPS pharmacies that returned to the pharmaceutical list recently, or will return before 31 March 2018,...

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MHRA Drug Safety Update – July 2017

Date issued: 26th July 2017 A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (vol 10, issue 12, July 2017) has been published and includes articles on: daclizumab (Zinbryta▼) and risk of severe liver injury: initiation in multiple sclerosis now restricted, promptly review patients already on treatment; bendamustine (Levact): increased mortality observed...

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Register for the Self Care Conference 2017

Registration is now open for the annual Self Care Conference, which will be taking place on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in London. The conference will focus on practical self care solutions with a theme this year of engaging and empowering people. It will be showcasing valuable self care tools including social prescribing, health literacy, health...

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COPD rescue packs toolkit (July 2017)

This Briefing is part of a toolkit of resources which have been developed to support the implementation of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rescue pack service within community pharmacy. Local commissioners can use this toolkit as a resource when considering commissioning such a service from community pharmacies. PSNC Briefing 049/17: COPD rescue packs toolkit...

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