Monthly Archives: April 2020

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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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Guidance published on medicines re-use in care homes and hospices

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement have published guidance on running a medicines re-use scheme in a care home or hospice setting during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance/standard operating procedure (SOP) is intended to support timely access to essential prescribed medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients...

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Guidance published on medicines re-use in care homes and hospices

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement have published guidance on running a medicines re-use scheme in a care home or hospice setting during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance/standard operating procedure (SOP) is intended to support timely access to essential prescribed medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients...

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PPE availability: HDA statement and guidance for contractors

The Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA) has, this afternoon, issued a statement to inform pharmacy contractors that the stocks of surgical masks the Association’s member wholesalers have been able to purchase from the Government’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stockpile have now almost completely run out*.  HDA member companies are awaiting a new sale event to be...

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PPE availability: HDA statement and guidance for contractors

The Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA) has, this afternoon, issued a statement to inform pharmacy contractors that the stocks of surgical masks the Association’s member wholesalers have been able to purchase from the Government’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stockpile have now almost completely run out*.  HDA member companies are awaiting a new sale event to be...

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