Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Single Activity Fee to increase to £1.29 from 1st August

In order to ensure delivery £1.792b in fees and allowances in the financial year 2021/22, the value of the Single Activity Fee will increase to £1.29 from 1st August 2021. You can view the August 2021 Drug Tariff now on the NHS BSA website. PSNC has agreed the increase based on our analysis of funding...

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Drug Tariff Watch – August 2021

The Preface lists additions, deletions and alterations to the Drug Tariff. Below is a quick summary of the changes coming into effect from 1st August 2021. Key g Special container – This product is a special container and should be dispensed in its complete original pack size. § Selected List Scheme (SLS) * This pack...

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GPhC takes action against pharmacies in connection with codeine linctus

Since July 2020 we have taken enforcement action against 36 pharmacy premises and a pharmacy professional following intelligence-led inspections or investigations relating to unusually high sales of codeine linctus. 

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Contractor Notice: SSP endorsement errors

Following the announcement of the new Serious Shortage Protocols (SSP) endorsement which was introduced from 1 June 2021, PSNC has been working with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) to understand if SSP claims are being submitted in accordance with the updated SSP endorsement guidance. During the month of June 2021, NHSBSA received a number of...

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COVID-19 Costs: Less than three weeks to claim

Community pharmacy contractors have less than three weeks left to claim for the extra costs they incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the deal reached between PSNC and HM Government, COVID-19 cost claims must be made between 5th July and 15th August 2021 using an agreed claim form provided by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), and payments will...

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