Monthly Archives: May 2018

Quality Payments: One month until the review date

The June 2018 review date (29th June 2018) for the Quality Payments Scheme is fast approaching and the NHS Business Services Authority’s portal for the Quality Payment online declaration is due to open in just under a fortnight. Many community pharmacy contractors are well on their way to meeting the gateway criteria and some if not all...

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PSNC May Meeting: summary for contractors now available

PSNC met earlier this month with discussion topics including an examination of the current pharmacy funding situation, managing the practical implications of the phased supply of adjuvanted influenza vaccine (aTIV) for the 2018/19 Flu Vaccination Service, and supporting LPCs’ work in the local commissioning landscape. PSNC’s May meeting was held on the 8th and 9th...

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PHE launches Active 10 campaign

To help adults get healthier and become more active this summer, Public Health England (PHE) is re-launching a physical activity campaign which encourages adults to complete 10 minutes of brisk walking every day, using the free Active 10 app. The campaign launches on Monday 4th June and will carry on throughout Summer 2018. PHE is...

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Part IX Deletions Notice

The following appliances are to be deleted from Part IXA of the Drug Tariff as of 1st July 2018. EYE PRODUCTS Eye drops – Polyvinyl Alcohol PVA 1.4% Tubilux – 15ml NASAL PRODUCTS Nasal drops – Sodium Chloride 0.9% Sandoz 10ml Tubilux Pharma (Tubilux Brand) 10ml Appliances can only be prescribed on NHS prescriptions if...

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Ask PSNC: Quality Payments FAQs

The team at PSNC has received a number of queries on the interim Quality Payments Scheme. Below are some of the questions asked in recent weeks. Q.Does the pharmacy shared mailbox owner need to work in the pharmacy? No. The pharmacy shared mailbox owner can be someone who works in the pharmacy, someone who is...

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