Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Second Quality Payments Scheme for 2018/19 announced

Announcement summary Contractor information PSNC, NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have agreed to update both the gateway and quality criteria for a revised Quality Payments Scheme for the remaining six months of 2018/19. The revised scheme will have a review point on 15th February 2019, with contractors having a...

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A summary of the second Quality Payments Scheme 2018/19 (September 2018)

In September 2018, a new Quality Payments Scheme was announced for the remainder of the 2018/19 financial year. The new scheme has a review point in February 2019 and several revisions from previous scheme criteria. This PSNC Briefing provides a summary of key information on the Quality Payments Scheme for the second half of 2018/19. PSNC...

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Submitting MUR/NMS quarterly information

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded of the requirements to submit completed Medicines Use Review (MUR) and/or New Medicine Service (NMS) electronic reporting templates to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) within 10 working days from the last day of September 2018. Further information on the process to follow to submit MUR and/or NMS quarterly...

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EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector supply issues – Update

Further to Mylan’s announcement in May 2018 (see the previous story here) regarding the supply constraints on EpiPen® 0.3mg and 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector in the UK. Mylan has released the following update dated 14th September 2018: ‘Our manufacturing partner Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company, continues to experience interruptions in the production of EpiPen® 0.3mg and...

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September 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 Amisulpride 200mg tablets 60 £13.58 Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops 5ml £3.64 Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £14.75 Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £21.50 Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £5.15 Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £8.00 Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye...

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