Monthly Archives: June 2019

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NHS England Primary Care Prescribing Guidance Update

Following a public consultation held between 28 November 2018 and 28 February 2019 the NHS England and NHS Improvement board have agreed that previous guidance issued for CCGs on items that should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (first published in November 2017(see our page here)), should be updated to include the following treatments:...

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NHS England Primary Care Prescribing Guidance Update

Following a public consultation held between 28 November 2018 and 28 February 2019 the NHS England and NHS Improvement board have agreed that previous guidance issued for CCGs on items that should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (first published in November 2017(see our page here)), should be updated to include the following treatments:...

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CPAF screening deadline imminent

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that this Sunday (30th June 2019) is the last day to submit their Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire. 91% of contractors had submitted the survey as of 11.27am today (28 June). Last year, 98% had completed it by the deadline. Contractors who haven’t yet completed the CPAF screening...

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CPAF screening deadline imminent

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that this Sunday (30th June 2019) is the last day to submit their Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire. 91% of contractors had submitted the survey as of 11.27am today (28 June). Last year, 98% had completed it by the deadline. Contractors who haven’t yet completed the CPAF screening...

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Contractor Update: Serious Shortage Protocols

On Monday (1 July 2019) legislation will come into force allowing the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to issue Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs). SSPs are a potential way to help pharmacies to manage any serious shortages of medicines that may occur, without needing to refer patients back to prescribers. Any SSPs issued will...

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