Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Update on the Health and Care Landscape (August 2017)

This briefing is part of a series issued regularly by PSNC to inform pharmacy contractors and LPCs of developments in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy. These briefings contain useful background information to help you understand what is happening in the wider health and care environment which may impact on community pharmacy.  They build...

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New ‘acid’ attack guidance published by NHS England

NHS England has today launched new guidance and information for the public on acid attacks. A new page has been created on the NHS Choices website – www.nhs.uk/acidburns – containing information on what to do as a victim or a bystander immediately following an attack with a corrosive substance, as well as how the NHS...

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National Flu Vaccination Service 2017/18 starts tomorrow – are you ready?

The national Flu Vaccination Service starts tomorrow, Friday 1st September, so for those of you who have received stock of flu vaccinations and are planning to start vaccinating from tomorrow here’s a reminder of all the things that community pharmacy contractors must have done prior to providing the service. You must have: a Standard Operating...

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Directions published for the national Flu Vaccination Service 2017/18

Community pharmacy contractors that fully meet the requirements for provision of the Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service now have the go ahead to provide the service from 1st September 2017. This follows the amendment of the Secretary of State Directions. Further resources Service specification for the flu vaccination Advanced Service PGD for the...

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National workforce survey – one month left to respond

Community pharmacy contractors* are reminded that they have one month left to respond to Health Education England’s (HEE) national community pharmacy workforce survey. The online questionnaire about the workforce in each pharmacy is designed to inform HEE of the commissioning of future education and development programmes for community pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and the wider team....

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