Monthly Archives: August 2021

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New payment arrangements for ALL contractors following end to Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme (PEPS)

PSNC has secured an opportunity for ALL contractors to receive an earlier advance payment from November 2021 (for prescriptions dispensed from October 2021), following a decision by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to end the Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme (PEPS). PSNC Briefing 032/21: New payment arrangements for ALL contractors following end to...

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Early advance payments for all contractors following an end to PEPS

From November 2021, all community pharmacy contractors will have the chance to receive earlier advance payments, following agreement between PSNC and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).  Advance payments will be made approximately 20 days earlier than the current payment timetable for contractor who make their monthly FP34C submissions through the Manage Your...

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August 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 Enalapril 5mg tablets 28 £6.99 Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £21.99 Pregabalin 25mg capsules 56 £2.73 Sulfasalazine 500mg tablets 112 £15.72 Timolol 0.25% eye drops 5ml £5.00 Timolol 0.5% eye drops 5ml £3.94...

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C-19 LFD distribution service extended

Following discussions with NHS Test and Trace, NHS England and NHS Improvement has today (26th August 2021) confirmed an extension of the period of commissioning of the Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service (Pharmacy Collect). The service will continue to be commissioned, under the current service specification, until 30th September 2021. A review...

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MHRA Class 2 Medicines Recall: Metformin Hydrochloride 500mg/5ml Oral Solution (Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited)

Class 2 Medicines recall: Metformin Hydrochloride 500mg/5ml Oral Solution (Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited) Drug alert number: EL (21) A/20 Date issued: 25th August 2021 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall for: Metformin Hydrochloride 500mg/5ml Oral Solution (Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited), PL 00427/0139 Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling all...

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