Monthly Archives: November 2020

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Regulatory updates to support pandemic response

Updates have been made to the Pharmaceutical Services (Advanced and Enhanced Services and Emergency Declaration) Directions 2020 to support developments in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Firstly, the declaration of an emergency requiring the flexible provision of pharmaceutical services, which was introduced to help maintain pharmacy services during the COVID-19 outbreak, has been further...

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Retrospective price adjustment for Priadel tablets – November 2020

Further to our previous news story relating to the continued supply of Priadel 200mg and 400mg tablets, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have announced that Essential Pharma and the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) have agreed on a revised price for Priadel tablets. The new prices were effective from the 5 November...

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Joint letter: supporting pharmacy professionals and teams through the second COVID-19 wave

We have signed a joint letter with the UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI, which thanks everyone working in pharmacy for their remarkable work to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives of our fellow citizens and their tireless...

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Brexit: information for pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners

The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020 and from 1 January 2021, the registration process for some pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with non-UK qualifications will change. Please see our Brexit Q&A for further information.    

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Reminder: Pandemic Delivery Service ends next Thursday

Pharmacy contractors are reminded that the Pandemic Delivery Service is commissioned until Thursday 3rd December 2020; deliveries to shielded patients can continue to be made under the service until the end of that day. This follows the end of the national lockdown on 2nd December 2020, when clinically extremely vulnerable patients will no longer be...

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