Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Quality Payments – How to become a Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 (April 2018)

This PSNC Briefing provides an overview of how to achieve the Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) criterion of the Quality Payments (QP) Scheme for the November 2017 review point. PSNC Briefings 003/17, 016/17 and 047/17, published in January 2017, March 2017 and July 2017 respectively, provided an overview of how to achieve the ‘HLP Level 1’...

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April 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 3rd update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price concession Digoxin 125microgram tablets 28 £1.50 Digoxin 250microgram tablets 28 £1.55 Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets 28 £1.55 Glimepiride 3mg tablets 30 £5.10 Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £6.97 Mirtazapine 30mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.35 Topiramate 100mg tablets...

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Getting to grips with GDPR – 3 and 4. Your lawful basis for processing personal data

This article has been written by Gordon Hockey, PSNC Director of Operations and Support, and is part of a series of articles for contractors about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the associated (currently draft) UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), which both come into force on 25th May 2018. The articles accompany...

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April 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 2nd update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £3.05 Bicalutamide 150mg tablets 28 £16.94 Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules 100 £4.50 Glimepiride 1mg tablets 30 £2.22 Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £5.12 Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.40 Mirtazapine 15mg orodispersible tablets...

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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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