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June 2021 Price Concessions Final Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following final list of price concessions: Drug  Pack Size Price Concession Cetirizine 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free 200ml £8.29 Donepezil 10mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 28 £83.89 Eplerenone 50mg tablets 28 £20.10 Ivabradine 5mg tablets 56 £28.88 Ivabradine 7.5mg tablets 56 £8.88 Lercanidipine...

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Public holiday guide for pharmacies

PSNC has produced a quick reference guide for the remaining 2021 and all 2022 bank / public holidays to address some of the common queries on the pharmacy terms of service opening hours requirements. Community pharmacy contractors do not have to open on days which are specifically mentioned in the Regulations (namely Christmas Day, Good...

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C-19 test distribution service: updates planned later in the summer

The majority of pharmacies in England are participating in the NHS community pharmacy COVID-19 lateral flow device distribution service (‘Pharmacy Collect’) and in providing the service, pharmacy contractors and their teams are making a significant contribution to the nation’s efforts to beat the coronavirus pandemic and support the return of society to a ‘new normal’....

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Secretary of State declaration of emergency

The declaration of an emergency requiring the flexible provision of pharmaceutical services which was introduced to help maintain pharmacy services during the COVID-19 outbreak, has been extended to 30th September 2021. This means that contractors are still allowed to make temporary changes to opening hours or temporary closures where, first, adequate reasons for these changes...

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Pandemic Delivery Service: service for self-isolators extended

Following a decision by the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today (29th June 2021) confirmed a further extension of the period of commissioning of the Pandemic Delivery Service for people who have been notified of the need to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace. This means all...

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