Yearly Archives: 2020

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November 2020 Price Concessions 2nd Update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Desmopressin 10micrograms/dose nasal spray 60 dose £22.81 Docusate 100mg capsules 30 £3.20 Olmesartan medoxomil 40mg tablets 28 £3.46 Prochlorperazine 5mg tablets 28 £1.49 Senna 7.5mg tablets 60 £2.76 Sulfasalazine 500mg tablets 112 £6.88 DHSC...

By |November 23rd, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on November 2020 Price Concessions 2nd Update

Becoming and maintaining HLP status to meet the new requirements

The Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) requirements will become part of the new Terms of Service for all pharmacies from 1st January 2021. NHS England and NHS Improvement’s (NHSE&I) regulations guidance, due to be published shortly, will set out the full requirements for compliance, but contractors can also find the details in our HLP website section. To support...

By |November 20th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Becoming and maintaining HLP status to meet the new requirements

Pharmacy NHSmail accounts are being upgraded

The NHSmail team are upgrading pharmacy NHSmail accounts in November and December 2020, to further improve the NHSmail service. The upgrade will enable pharmacy NHSmail users to utilise a range of Microsoft Office 365 apps and features, some of which they have had access to before the account upgrade. PSNC has produced an NHSmail upgrade...

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50-64 year old flu vacs to start 1st Dec

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has, today (20th November 2020), announced that community pharmacy contractors and general practices will be able to vaccinate 50 to 64 year olds against flu from Tuesday 1st December 2020. This follows the Government’s announcement earlier this year that the 2020 flu vaccination programme would be extended...

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November LPC Conference: Pandemic brings improved LPC stakeholder relationships

LPCs have indicated that 2020 has brought improvements in their working relationships both with PSNC and with local stakeholders. The November Meeting of LPCs and PSNC held earlier this week (17th November) gave LPC delegates an update on PSNC’s negotiations, information about progress on the next steps for the Wright review, and provided an opportunity...

By |November 19th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on November LPC Conference: Pandemic brings improved LPC stakeholder relationships