Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Pharmacists will be a vital part of Primary Care Networks, say NHS England

Following this morning’s announcement of a GP funding deal which will transform primary care, NHS England has confirmed the role that pharmacists will play as part of that transformation. In the latest Pharmacy and Medicines Bulletin, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Dr Keith Ridge, recognises the need to utilise the clinical skills of community pharmacy professionals as...

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Data Security and Protection (IG) Toolkit Workshop now on-demand

Community pharmacy contractors can now access an online recording of PSNC’s recent online workshop about the Data Security and Protection (IG) Toolkit. Feedback we have received so far: “Worth every minute.” – Director/Owner “Thought it would be a daunting task to complete the toolkit but this webinar helped to reassure me.” – Pharmacist “The information was very clear, reassuring...

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January 2019 Price Concessions/NCSO – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (31/01/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for January 2019. The new additions to the January 2019 price concessions list are below: Drug Pack size Price Concession Candesartan 16mg tablets 28 £4.22 Citalopram 40mg/ml oral drops sugar free 15ml £10.46 Clomipramine 10mg capsules 28 £1.95 Irbesartan 300mg...

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GP funding deal to transform primary care

NHS England has announced a £4.5bn funding package for GPs in a five-year deal that is designed to transform local healthcare systems. The deal includes funding that will help to fund the widespread development of Primary Care Networks (PCNs), which will be multi-disciplinary teams of healthcare professionals working together at a local level to deliver...

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Part VIIIB February 2019 Drug Tariff changes

Effective from 1st February 2019, the following unlicensed (special) products will be deleted from Part VIIIB of the Drug Tariff: Clobetasone 0.05%/Oxytetracycline 3%/Nystatin 100,000units/g cream Clonidine 50micrograms/5ml oral solution Clonidine 50micrograms/5ml oral suspension Licensed alternatives for these products (listed below) which are now available will be added to Part VIIIA of Drug Tariff in February...

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