Monthly Archives: May 2021

PSNC Briefing 011/21: Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) updated endorsing guidance

From 1 June 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has approved the use of a new endorsement to claim for any supplies made in accordance with an SSP.  The new endorsement uses the code ‘SSP’ followed by the three-digit reference number applicable to the SSP for example, SSP007 for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules...

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New SSP endorsement introduced

From 1 June 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has approved the use of a new endorsement to claim for any supplies made in accordance with an SSP.  The new endorsement uses the code ‘SSP’ followed by the three-digit reference number applicable to the SSP for example, SSP007 for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules...

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Regs reminder (#6): EPS access

Ahead of the 2021/22 contract monitoring process, community pharmacy contractors are reminded of recent changes to the pharmacy Terms of Service. This article is one of a series of reminders. On 20th October 2020 new NHS regulations were laid to introduce changes to the Terms of Service for pharmacy contractors. PSNC issued a series of 14 Regs explainer articles...

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Regs reminder (#5): Health campaigns

Ahead of the 2021/22 contract monitoring process, community pharmacy contractors are reminded of recent changes to the pharmacy Terms of Service. This article is one of a series of reminders. On 20th October 2020 new NHS regulations were laid to introduce changes to the Terms of Service for pharmacy contractors. PSNC issued a series of 14 Regs explainer articles...

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May 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £3.60 Donepezil 10mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 28 £83.89 Etoricoxib 120mg tablets 28 £15.75 Etoricoxib 30mg tablets 28 £11.05 Etoricoxib 90mg tablets 28 £9.92 Gentamicin 0.3% ear/eye drops 10ml...

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