Monthly Archives: September 2018

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September 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – FINAL update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (28/09/2018) set the FINAL price concessions for September 2018. Due to a transcribing error, these products were omitted from the original update: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Allopurinol 300mg tablets 28 £3.30 Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56 Oxybutynin 2.5mg tablets 56...

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Requirements for providing off-site flu vaccinations

Community pharmacy contractors are allowed under the national Flu Vaccination Service to provide flu vaccinations in long-stay care homes, other long-stay care facilities and also in patients’ homes (where the pharmacy has an existing clinical relationship with the patient e.g. pharmacy services have previously been provided to the patient); however, contractors must notify their local...

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GPhC welcomes positive PSA performance review

The GPhC welcomes the Professional Standards Authority’s (PSA) annual review of its performance for 2017/18, which found for the third consecutive year that it has met all the PSA’s standards for good regulation.

The review includes an analysis of the GPhC’s performance including;

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Have you received your valproate patient information pack?

Following an announcement earlier this year that valproate must no longer be prescribed to women and girls of childbearing potential unless they are on the Pregnancy Prevention Programme, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a reminder of actions for healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals, including community pharmacy teams, should have received a...

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End of month submission webinar now on-demand

More than 300 people tuned in to a recent webinar on end of month submission co-hosted by PSNC and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA), and community pharmacy contractors can now access an online recording. During this webinar, the PSNC Dispensing and Supply Team guided viewers through the end of month submission processes including how to correctly...

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