Monthly Archives: November 2020

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Update on pharmacy IT workstreams published

The Community Pharmacy IT Group (CP ITG) has, today, published its Pharmacy IT quarterly round-up (Winter 2020 edition). This follows the group’s quarterly meeting on 18th November 2020, where a range of topics were discussed, including: the deployment of Real Time Exemption Checking and contractor acceptance of the user agreement; the new NHS Service Finder...

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Registration assessment update: online assessment dates confirmed

We have written to candidates to confirm we will be holding two separate sittings of the online registration assessment – on 17 and 18 March 2021, respectively. While candidates will sit the assessment in a different way to before, the types of questio...

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November 2020 Price Concessions Final Update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (30/11/2020) set the FINAL price concessions for November 2020. The new additions to the November 2020 price concession list are below: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Alendronic acid 10mg tablets 28 £6.60 Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 56 £13.96 Entacapone 200mg tablets 30 £9.95 Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant capsules...

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NHSE&I publish pharmacy guidance on C-19 vaccination

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have published several documents for community pharmacy contractors relating to the COVID-19 vaccination programme. The documents will be of interest to contractors that are considering whether they may be able to participate in the programme, by operating a vaccination site, where this is agreed by NHSE&I. Letter to pharmacy...

By |November 29th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHSE&I publish pharmacy guidance on C-19 vaccination

Full findings of surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists published

The GPhC has published a report which brings together the findings of two surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists. Provisionally-registered pharmacists who registered on or before 1 October 2020 have been asked to complete a survey to help the ...

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