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CD regulations amended for pandemic supply

Today (30th April 2020), changes to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 come into force to provide Ministers with emergency powers for the supply of Controlled Drugs (CDs) in specific circumstances during a pandemic. The regulations are enabling so may be used only if ‘activated’ by Ministers and apply in very limited circumstances. The purpose...

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CD regulations amended for pandemic supply

Today, changes to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 come into force to provide Ministers with emergency powers for the supply of Controlled Drugs (CDs) in specific circumstances during a pandemic. The regulations are enabling so may be used only if ‘activated’ by Ministers and apply in very limited circumstances. The purpose of the changes...

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Death in service benefits for frontline healthcare workers

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced a new life assurance scheme for healthcare workers on the frontline in England. In recognition of the increased risk that healthcare staff are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the scheme aims to provide some financial protection for the families of those who die due to...

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Death in service benefits for frontline healthcare workers

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced a new life assurance scheme for healthcare workers on the frontline in England. In recognition of the increased risk that healthcare staff are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the scheme aims to provide some financial protection for the families of those who die due to...

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New Pandemic Delivery Service guide now available

PSNC has today (30th April) published a digital guide to the Pandemic Delivery Service for community pharmacy contractors. The 30-minute video features Alastair Buxton, PSNC’s Director of NHS Services, walking contractors through both the changes to the terms of service and the new Advanced service. Alastair covers a number of key issues such as how to identify...

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