Monthly Archives: September 2017

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September 2017 Price Concessions/NCSO further updates

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for September 2017:* Drug Pack size Price concession Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £9.25 Amlodipine 5mg tablets (new) 28 £3.20 Amlodipine 10mg tablets (new) 28 £3.50 Anastrozole 1mg tablets 28 £14.45 Atorvastatin 80mg tablets 28 £2.20 Betahistine 16mg tablets 84 £8.84 Betahistine 8mg tablets 84 £6.25...

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GPhC welcomes positive PSA performance review

The GPhC today welcomed the Professional Standards Authority’s (PSA’s) annual review of its performance which found, for the second consecutive year, that the GPhC had met all of the PSA’s standards for good regulation in 2016/17.   

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Class 2 MHRA drug alert – Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) 20mg film-coated tablets (Strathclyde Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Drug alert number: EL (17)A/09 Date issued: 28th September 2017 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 pharmacy, patient and wholesaler level medicines recall to be actioned within 48 hours for: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) 20mg film-coated tablets pack size 1 x 28 (Strathclyde Pharmaceuticals Ltd) EU/1/08/472/018 Batch number: BXHHDR1 Expiry date: 09/2019...

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Claiming payment for the national Flu Vaccination Service

Community pharmacy contractors who have provided the national flu service during the month of September 2017 are reminded of the need to claim payment for the service and reimbursement of vaccine costs as part of the end of the month bundle submission process. The claim is made by submitting a completed copy of the Community...

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LPC size and structures – a discussion paper for LPC meetings (September 2017)

This PSNC Briefing has been created to support LPCs in adapting to the current climate in community pharmacy and wider healthcare. Here we have outlined the important role that LPCs play and their priorities going forward, which leads on to some recommendations for the expertise and structures which will be of most benefit. PSNC hopes...

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