Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Second online registration assessment sittings completed

We can confirm that 2,915 candidates sat the registration assessment on 27, 28 and 29 July, with the vast majority of these completing the sitting in Pearson test centres across the UK, and with 34 candidates sitting remotely in the UK and overseas usi...

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Over half of contractors using MYS for end of month submission

Over 50% of pharmacy contractors are now using Manage Your Service (MYS) to submit their end-of-month FP34C figures digitally. In June 2021, the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) confirmed that over 6,000 contractors used the MYS portal for their end-of-month submissions. Instead of completing the paper FP34C by hand, contractors are encouraged to submit their...

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July 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 £10.65 Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/dose pump sublingual spray 180 £2.89 Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/dose pump sublingual spray 200 £3.20 Isocarboxazid 10mg tablets 56 £249.10 Ivabradine 5mg tablets...

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Amanda Pritchard appointed Chief Executive of NHS England

Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as Chief Executive of NHS England and will take over from Sir Simon Stevens as he steps down this week. Amanda has been the Chief Operating Officer of NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) since July 2019. Her responsibilities have included overseeing NHS operational performance and delivery, as well as...

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Supply Disruption Alert: Tinzaparin sodium (10,000 IU/ml) 3,500 units in 0.35 ml and 4,500 units in 0.45 ml pre-filled syringes

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply disruption alert for Tinzaparin sodium (10,000 IU/ml) 3,500 units in 0.35 ml and 4,500 units in 0.45 ml pre-filled syringes Alert reference: SDA/2021/008 Leo Pharma are the sole supplier of tinzaparin. Leo is experiencing capacity issues at the production plant in France where...

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