Monthly Archives: June 2019

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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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Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) – A guide for community pharmacy teams (June 2019)

This PSNC Briefing describes how Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) will work in practice and provides guidance to community pharmacy contractors and their teams on what you need to do if and when an SSP is put in place. PSNC Briefing 023/19: Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) – A Guide for Community Pharmacy Teams (June 2019) If...

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Class 2 MHRA Medicines recall: FMD Alert (B & S Healthcare)

Drug alert number: EL (19) A/15 Date issued: 27th June 2019 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall, to be actioned within 48 hours for the following products in B & S Healthcare livery. Patient Level Clexane 8000iu Injection 0.8ml Neupro 4mg/24 hr patches Vimpat...

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Class 2 MHRA Medicines recall: FMD Alert (B & S Healthcare)

Drug alert number: EL (19) A/15 Date issued: 27th June 2019 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall, to be actioned within 48 hours for the following products in B & S Healthcare livery. Patient Level Clexane 8000iu Injection 0.8ml Neupro 4mg/24 hr patches Vimpat...

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June 2019 Price Concessions – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (27/06/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for June 2019. The new additions to the June 2019 price concessions list are below: Drug Pack size Price Concession Alverine 60mg capsules 100 £14.59 Candesartan 8mg tablets 28 £1.87 Candesartan 16mg tablets 28 £1.91 Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £9.43...

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