Monthly Archives: March 2019

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GPhC consults on draft guidance for pharmacist prescribers

The GPhC is seeking views on proposed guidance for pharmacist prescribers to make sure they provide safe and effective care when prescribing. The guidance sets out nine key areas that relate to the provision of safe and effective prescribing. Pharmacis...

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GPhC consults on draft guidance for pharmacist prescribers

The GPhC is seeking views on proposed guidance for pharmacist prescribers to make sure they provide safe and effective care when prescribing.

The guidance sets out nine key areas that relate to the provision of safe and effective prescribing. Pharmacist prescribers should consider the first eight areas when prescribing, to ensure safe and effective care. These are:

1. taking responsibility for prescribing safely

2. keeping up to date and prescribing within your level of competence

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March 2019 Price Concessions – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (29/03/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for March 2019. The new additions to the March 2019 price concessions list are below: Drug Pack size Price Concession Candesartan 8mg tablets 28 £2.00 Candesartan 16mg tablets 28 £3.01 Candesartan 32mg tablets 28 £2.70 Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £15.64...

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March 2019 Price Concessions – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (29/03/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for March 2019. The new additions to the March 2019 price concessions list are below: Drug Pack size Price Concession Candesartan 8mg tablets 28 £2.00 Candesartan 16mg tablets 28 £3.01 Candesartan 32mg tablets 28 £2.70 Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £15.64...

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Quality Payments: 10,554 contractors now validated

The latest NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) weekly gateway report shows that 10,554 community pharmacy contractors have now been validated as meeting the five gateway criteria of the Quality Payments Scheme. This means that 10,554 contractors have been validated that they: Are offering patients the opportunity to access at least one Advanced Service at their...

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