Monthly Archives: January 2018

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GPhC seeks reforms to improve assurance for patients and support professionalism of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

The General Pharmaceutical Council has responded to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation.

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NUMSAS update: information for contractors providing the service

NHS England has undertaken an initial evaluation of the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS), which has identified some of the positive impact the service is having for patients. NHS England has also shared with PSNC a slide set which provides an update on the NUMSAS pilot: NHS England NUMSAS pilot January 2018 update Headline data...

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Service case study: British Heart Foundation Innovation Award secures HLP pilot

Patients in Cheshire & Merseyside can now get their blood pressure and heartbeat screened in accredited Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) as part of a new joint project implemented in various settings across the region. How was the service set up? This service is linked to a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Blood Pressure Innovation Award which...

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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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Easter holiday opening hours – is your NHS Choices profile up to date?

Community pharmacy contractors will already be aware of the ongoing requirement to apply to or notify local NHS England teams if they wish to amend their bank holiday opening intentions. In preparation for the upcoming Easter holiday period, community pharmacy contractors are also encouraged to update their public holiday opening times on their NHS Choices...

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