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Drug Tariff update April 2020 – Establishment Payment and Transitional Payment

From 1 April 2020 changes to the payment bandings for the Transitional Payment are being made. Two additional bands have been created by splitting the previous band 1 (0 – 2,500 items) and band 3 (5,001 – 19,167 items). The payment levels for pharmacies above 2,500 items per month are increased over 2019/20 levels. The...

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Drug Tariff update April 2020 – Establishment Payment and Transitional Payment

From 1 April 2020 changes to the payment bandings for the Transitional Payment are being made. Two additional bands have been created by splitting the previous band 1 (0 – 2,500 items) and band 3 (5,001 – 19,167 items). The payment levels for pharmacies above 2,500 items per month are increased over 2019/20 levels. The...

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COVID-19 Funding Update: Ministers agree £300 million cash injection

Ministers have agreed to inject a total of £300 million of advance funding into community pharmacies over the next two months in recognition of the significant cashflow pressures facing the sector at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic. The payments will need to be reconciled at a later date (i.e. they are not new money...

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COVID-19 Funding Update: Ministers agree £300 million cash injection

Ministers have agreed to inject a total of £300 million of advance funding into community pharmacies over the next two months in recognition of the significant cashflow pressures facing the sector at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic. The payments will need to be reconciled at a later date (i.e. they are not new money...

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Examples of notable practice in pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our inspectors have been providing support to registered pharmacies and discussing their plans and arrangements. Through their work, the inspectors have identified examples of good and excellent practice by pharmacies in response to the challenges and issues they are facing at this time.  

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