Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Provisionally registered pharmacists and the 2021 GPhC pre-registration assessment

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has been encouraging provisionally registered pharmacists/pre-registration candidates to consider carefully whether they are fit or ready to sit the GPhC assessment in March this year, or whether they should wait and give themselves more time to prepare. It will be in candidates’ best interests that they make the right decision...

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Over 100 products re-classified as Special Containers since May 2020

Following representations from PSNC, over 100 products have now been re-classified as special containers since May 2020. To view the latest changes to special container status, visit our Notice of changes to special container status of products page. This page is updated each month with all of the products that have been re-classified as special...

By |February 25th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Over 100 products re-classified as Special Containers since May 2020

HEE to repeat community pharmacy workforce survey

In 2017, Health Education England (HEE) commissioned the first Community Pharmacy Workforce Survey across England to better understand the numbers and skill mix in the community pharmacy workforce and inform planning and future investment in education. HEE is repeating this survey in 2021 and is working towards a yearly data collection from 2022. This process...

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Pharmacy staff: still not had your first C-19 vac?

Make this week the week you protect yourself and your patients. Millions of people have had the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccine, including the majority of frontline health and social care workers, but NHS England and NHS Improvement are reminding health and care workers, including community pharmacy staff, that until the end of this...

By |February 24th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy staff: still not had your first C-19 vac?

Advice published for pharmacies planning to provide C-19 vacs

The national pharmacy bodies have, today, jointly issued advice for community pharmacies planning to provide COVID-19 vaccinations, after a new designation process for community pharmacies in England opened last week. The document – prepared by AIM, the CCA, NPA, PSNC and the RPS – contains questions contractors should ask themselves before applying to the NHS...

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