Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Reminder: Flu Vaccination Service training requirements

The PSNC Services Team has received several queries from community pharmacy contractors on the training requirements for the NHS Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service (Flu Vaccination Service) 2021/22. NHS England and NHS Improvement, working with Public Health England, has confirmed to PSNC that the normal training requirements for pharmacists providing the service are being reinstated...

By |July 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Reminder: Flu Vaccination Service training requirements

PSNC launches Value of Pharmacy Animation 

PSNC has launched a video animation showcasing the important work that community pharmacies do and explaining how, with sustainable funding and ongoing support from Government, their role could be developed further. The animation has been developed to support PSNC’s conversations with external audiences, to help raise awareness of the value of pharmacy services, and how...

By |July 23rd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC launches Value of Pharmacy Animation 

Have you submitted your C-19 test distribution service weekly data?

Contractors who have signed up to provide the NHS Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service are reminded of the need to record the following information on the NHSBSA Manage Your Service (MYS) portal by close of business on the pharmacy’s last trading day of the week:  Test kits received from wholesalers When contractors receive...

By |July 23rd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Have you submitted your C-19 test distribution service weekly data?

NHSE&I confirm intention to delegate pharmacy commissioning to ICS

In a letter issued to the leads of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) this afternoon, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed their plans to delegate the responsibility for the commissioning of primary care services, including pharmaceutical services, to ICS. Read the NHSE&I letter This means that, subject to the will of Parliament, the activities...

By |July 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHSE&I confirm intention to delegate pharmacy commissioning to ICS

Last 3 days to complete this year’s CPAF screening questions

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that they have until 11.59pm on Saturday 24th July 2021 to complete the 10 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questions for each of their NHS pharmacies. So far 10,004 pharmacies have completed the CPAF screening questions, thus reducing the chances of the full CPAF survey being required for those pharmacies....

By |July 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Last 3 days to complete this year’s CPAF screening questions