Monthly Archives: March 2021

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FAQs on new prescription charges from April 2021

As a reminder, from 1 April 2021, the NHS prescription charge increases to £9.35 per prescription item. At the same time, the price of a 3-month Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) increases to £30.25 and a 12-month PPC rises to £108.10. PSNC has designed NHS Prescription Charge Cards and PPC posters for 2021/22 as downloadable PDFs...

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Survey for community pharmacy PCN Leads 

Community pharmacy Primary Care Network (PCN) Leads should have received or shortly receive an email from their LPC asking them to complete a survey about their experience of meeting the PCN-focussed activities in the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS)  Part 2 2020/21.    All community pharmacy PCN Leads are strongly encouraged to complete this survey; PSNC is...

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Contractor Notice: Further extension to SSP05 and SSP009

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has provided an update on the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets (SSP05) and Fluoxetine 40mg capsules (SSP009). SSP05 for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets was previously expected to expire on 31st March 2021 but the end date has been further extended to 17th May 2021. SSP009...

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Contact centre bank holiday opening hours

Our contact centre will be closed from Thursday 1 April at 5.00pm for Easter Bank Holiday and will reopen on Tuesday 6 April at 9.30am

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Regulatory dispensations update and March 31st deadlines

At the end of last year PSNC agreed a number of regulatory dispensations for contractors with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I). This week there have been two deadline extensions, to the Secretary of State’s declaration of an emergency under the regulations (see below) and to...

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