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C-19 PPE reimbursement: how contractors can make a claim

PSNC and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have agreed a mechanism by which pharmacy contractors can claim reimbursement for their expenditure on personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. This is part of a wider scheme covering reimbursement of PPE for primary healthcare as a whole. Drug Tariff determination...

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Regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed to assist contractors with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

This briefing sets out the regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) as of 22nd December 2020. These have been agreed to support contractors in their continuing efforts to provide core services and meet the needs of their patients. PSNC Briefing...

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PSNC Briefing 045/2020: Regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed to assist contractors with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

This briefing sets out the regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) as of 22nd December 2020. These have been agreed to support contractors in their continuing efforts to provide core services and meet the needs of their patients. Psnc briefing...

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Discharge Medicines Service guidance published

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today, 22nd December 2020, confirmed that the Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) will not become an Essential service for contractors until 15th February 2021 and they have published guidance on the service. The decision to launch the DMS in mid-February followed representations from PSNC recognising the pressures that contractors are...

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PQS and service changes agreed to create extra capacity

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have agreed to PSNC’s request for more flexible timings for completion of the work within the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) Part 2 2020/21 and the removal of some Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) requirements for 2020/21. The following changes have...

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