Monthly Archives: August 2019

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How to become a Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 (August 2019)

This PSNC Briefing provides an overview of how to become a Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Level 1 via the self-assessment route. In July 2019, following negotiations between PSNC, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I), HM Government agreed to make a five-year investment in community pharmacies. As...

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Healthy Living Pharmacy – Holding a health promotion event/campaign (August 2019)

This PSNC Briefing provides guidance for community pharmacy contractors and their teams on holding a health promotion event/campaign. PSNC Briefing 032/19 Healthy Living Pharmacy – Holding a health promotion event/campaign If you have any queries on this PSNC Briefing or you require more information, please contact the PSNC Services Team. To browse other PSNC briefings on services...

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Drug Tariff Watch: September 2019 changes

The Preface lists additions, deletions and alterations to the Drug Tariff. Below is a quick summary of the changes due to take place from 1st August 2019. Part VIIIA additions Category C: Ertugliflozin 15mg tablets (28) – Steglatro Ertugliflozin 5mg tablets (28) – Steglatro Eslicarbazepine 50mg/1ml oral suspension sugar free (200ml) – Zebinix Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml oral...

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AMR and Stoptober campaigns – have you received your campaign materials?

Community pharmacy contractors should have now received Public Health England (PHE) resources for the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) campaign and Stoptober campaign, which contractors are required to participate in. If contractors have not received these campaign materials, they should email partnerships@phe.gov.uk stating the pharmacy name, address and name of the campaign(s) they have not received materials for...

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CPCF Roadshow continues with Reigate and Bicester

Following the announcement of a five-year deal on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), PSNC is holding a series of Sunday roadshow events for community pharmacists across England. The Roadshow continues this Sunday (1st September) with events being held in Reigate and Bicester, so there is not long left to secure a place. What the...

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