Monthly Archives: March 2018

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NHS turns 70: how pharmacy teams can get involved

2018 marks 70 years since the NHS came into being and events are being planned throughout the year to celebrate this milestone. NHS England has created a resources centre to help NHS healthcare organisations to get involved and, as an integral part of the NHS, community pharmacy teams are encouraged to join in by holding...

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Dispensing errors in registered pharmacies

On 16 April 2018, the Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors – Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018 will come into effect. From this date, legal defences will be available for inadvertent preparation and dispensing errors under section 63 and section 64 of the Medicines Act 1968, made by registered pharmacy professionals working at or from registered pharmacies....

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Don’t forget to submit your flu vaccination claims!

The national community pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service 2017/18 finishes at the end of this month (31st March 2018); community pharmacy contractors are therefore reminded of the need to submit payment claims for those vaccinations administered during March with their prescription bundle at the beginning of April. The service specification for the community pharmacy Flu Vaccination...

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March 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (28/03/2018) granted FINAL price concessions for March 2018. The PSNC Committee discussed the new proposed method of collection data for price concessions at its recent March meeting. A summary of these discussions can be found here. PSNC Director of Pharmacy Funding Mike Dent said: “Medicines supply...

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PSNC March Meeting: summary for contractors now available

PSNC has held its March meeting, holding discussions on topics including potential new funding models, proposals for the development of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework, and support materials for GDPR compliance. PSNC’s March meeting was held on the 13th and 14th of the month, and key agenda items included: An update on funding and consideration...

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