Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Quality Payments: Delay in receiving the WES gateway criterion email

Community pharmacy contractors should today receive an email from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) Provider Assurance Team, which will advise that there is a delay in informing contractors whether their pharmacy has been validated as meeting the Warranted Environment Specification (WES) gateway criterion of the Quality Payments Scheme. The NHS BSA Provider Assurance...

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National lung strategy calls for enhanced community pharmacy role

A national task force bringing together groups representing people living with lung disease, health professionals, the voluntary sector and professional associations, has called for community pharmacies to have an enhanced role in helping to improve lung health. The Taskforce for Lung Health, a membership body representing 29 organisations, has published a five-year plan setting out...

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Quality Payments: Further PSNC resources now available

The PSNC Services Team would like to highlight three new resources which are now available to assist community pharmacy contractors with meeting the gateway and quality criteria of the Quality Payments Scheme for the February 2019 review point. Recorded presentation on the Quality Payments Scheme Zainab Al-Kharsan, Service Development Pharmacist at PSNC, has recorded a...

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Quality Payments – PSNC resources

This PSNC Briefing provides a list of all the PSNC resources available to assist community pharmacy contractors with meeting the gateway and quality criteria of the Quality Payments Scheme 2018/19 for the February 2019 review point. PharmOutcomes services and assessments, which are relevant for the Quality Payments Scheme, are also listed in this Briefing as...

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December 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (20/12/2018) set the FINAL price concessions for December 2018. The new additions to the December 2018 price concessions list are below: Drug Pack size Price Concession Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £9.95 Carvedilol 25mg tablets 28 £6.99 Clomipramine 10mg capsules 28 £2.16 Clomipramine 50mg capsules 28 £6.58...

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