Monthly Archives: June 2021

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Hub and Spoke dispensing

This briefing seeks to provide information for community pharmacy contractors on the regulatory aspects of current hub and spoke dispensing available to some, and the likely changes to the legal framework over the next year that will make such dispensing available to all. PSNC Briefing 017/21: Hub and Spoke dispensing If you have queries on...

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New briefing published on Hub and Spoke dispensing

The Regulations Team at PSNC has published a briefing for community pharmacy contractors on hub and spoke dispensing. Proposed legislative changes in the next 12 months or so, if introduced, will enable hub and spoke dispensing between different contractors (different legal entities) and ​will make hub and spoke dispensing available to all community pharmacies. PSNC Briefing 017/21: Hub and...

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Update on pharmacy IT workstreams published

Following the Community Pharmacy IT Group’s (CP ITG) quarterly meeting on June 9th 2021, the group has published its Pharmacy IT quarterly round-up (Summer 2020 edition). Several updates are included within this: IT developments affecting the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS); the Care Identity Service (CIS2); Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS); the pharmacy infrastructure survey; and...

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One day left to complete activities for claiming GP CPCS engagement and set up payment

Community pharmacy contractors have one day left to complete the required activities to be able to claim the £300 engagement and set up payment for the GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (GP CPCS). Contractors must have completed the activities listed in Annex F of the CPCS  service specification by 30th June 2021 to be eligible...

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CPAF screening opens today

The Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questions for this year, 2021/22, open today on the Manage Your Service (MYS) Portal. Community pharmacy contractors are required to complete the questionnaire between Monday 28th June 2021 and midnight on Saturday 24th July 2021, for each of their NHS pharmacies. PSNC Briefing 012/21: CPAF screening process for 2021/22 explains the changes from...

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