Monthly Archives: January 2021

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PSNC Video Message from CEO Simon Dukes

PSNC Chief Executive Simon Dukes has recorded a new video message for community pharmacy contractors and their teams. In the video Simon reflects on the extraordinary year just passed and looks to the challenges ahead, noting in particular the stoicism and commitment of community pharmacy teams and calling for an end to the slow responses...

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January 2021 Price Concessions 1st Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following initial list of price concessions: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Ciprofloxacin 500mg tablets 10 £3.85 Duloxetine 20mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £8.68 Duloxetine 30mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.39 Duloxetine 60mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £3.99 Enalapril 10mg tablets 28 £6.10 Enalapril 20mg tablets 28...

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Discharge Medicines Service Toolkit published

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today (15th January 2021), published the NHS Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) Toolkit for Pharmacy Staff in Community, Primary and Secondary Care. The toolkit aims to assist and support cross sector implementation of the DMS as an Essential service in all NHS community pharmacies in England. It sets out...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Sancuso (granisetron) 3.1mg/24 hours transdermal patches

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a Medicine Supply Notification (MSN) for Sancuso (granisetron) 3.1mg/24 hours transdermal patches Sancuso® (granisetron) 3.1mg/24 hours transdermal patches are out of stock until mid-February 2021 (other formulations of granisetron (tablets and injection) are not affected). Specialist importer companies have indicated that unlicensed imports of granisetron 3.1mg/24hours...

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DHSC flu vac stock: use for private patients

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that from tomorrow (15th January 2021), community pharmacies can offer a flu vaccination using DHSC centrally procured vaccine to private patients or those within occupational health schemes (Group C patients in the DHSC guidance on use of centrally procured vaccines). This decision follows PSNC’s request...

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