Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Better managing Smartcards (January 2018)

Smartcards are used by community pharmacy team members to access NHS IT systems such as EPS and the Summary Care Record (SCR). There is a system in place to support pharmacy teams with the maintenance of their Smartcards and this briefing outlines how this allows pharmacy team members to self-manage their Smartcards. PSNC Briefing 006.18 Better managing...

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Dealing with Smartcards – Quick reference guide (January 2018)

Smartcards are used by community pharmacy team members to access NHS IT systems such as EPS and the Summary Care Record (SCR). There is a system in place to support pharmacy teams with the maintenance of their Smartcards and this briefing outlines how this allows pharmacy team members to self-manage their Smartcards. PSNC Briefing 005.18 Dealing with...

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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...

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January 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO

The Department of Health and Social Care has granted the following price concessions for January 2018: Drug Pack size Price concession Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £4.62 Amlodipine 5mg tablets 28 £1.36 Amlodipine 10mg tablets 28 £1.44 Anastrozole 1mg tablets 28 £6.19 Aripiprazole 5mg tablets 28 £5.43 Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £6.06 Aripiprazole 15mg tablets 28...

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Applications open for post-registration community pharmacist training

Health Education England (HEE) has announced that community pharmacists around the country can now enrol on new, innovative and engaging training at masters-level through the Pharmacy Integration Fund (PhIF). Pharmacists can choose to take a single or range of modules, with different credit values, dependent on their development needs or interests, with a maximum 60 credits per...

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