Yearly Archives: 2021

/2021

PSNC Planning Meeting: Renewed evidence drive and Year 4 negotiations

PSNC met at the end of last month (November 24th and 25th) To both consider the ongoing pressures facing the community pharmacy sector and to plan for upcoming negotiations with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I).  The next round of negotiations, which we expect to begin soon, will set the...

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The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 9 December

Please contact our Communications Team if you would like to join the meeting, which will be held via Zoom, at 14:00.  Download a copy of our Council meeting papers [PDF 2.7 MB]. You can also follow the meeting live on our Twitter account.

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Are you using Microsoft Teams?

Some community pharmacy contractors are now starting to use the Microsoft Teams functionality available to them via their NHSmail accounts. This includes using voice and video calling, and instant messaging functionality with colleagues in general practices and also using Teams to undertake video consultations with patients. The NHSmail team upgraded pharmacy NHSmail accounts in winter...

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Discharge Medicines Service digital guide for contractors published

PSNC has published a digital guide to the Discharge Medicines Service for community pharmacy contractors. The 26-minute guide features David Onuoha, PSNC’s Service Development Manager, providing some background to the service, an overview of the service requirements, how referrals are sent to the pharmacy, a summary of the service stages and the remuneration for the...

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PSNC urges Government to support all pharmacies through COVID-19 booster push

PSNC has warned HM Government and the NHS of the need to provide further support for all community pharmacies as we head into what will be an extremely challenging winter period. Contractors are already reporting mounting pressures, particularly with ongoing workforce problems and the associated capacity issues and rise in staffing costs, and PSNC is...

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