Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Community Pharmacy Brexit Forum established

PSNC has set up a Brexit forum involving the Chief Executives of the major representative bodies involved in community pharmacy and the medicines supply chain. Whilst PSNC and the other national representative bodies have already been holding their own internal discussions to identify relevant issues and concerns that Brexit may present, this forum will provide...

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July 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 1st update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following initial list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Amisulpride 100mg tablets 60 £9.95 Bicalutamide 150mg tablets 28 £11.99 Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56 Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £6.13 Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops 3 ml £11.53 Oxybutynin...

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Does your practice leaflet comply with the Terms of Service?

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that their practice leaflet must comply with the latest set of Approved Particulars (part of a pharmacy’s Terms of Service) by 31st July 2018. Earlier this year, NHS England published updated Approved Particulars relating to the Pharmacy Practice Leaflet. The new Approved Particulars will take effect on 31st July 2018,...

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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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Appeal process introduced for overpayment recovery by NHS England

From August 1st community pharmacy contractors will be able to appeal against an NHS England decision to recover overpayments to their businesses as part of the pharmacy provider assurance programme (see below). New Directions will come into force giving contractors a process through which to appeal within 30 days of being notified of an overpayment...

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