Monthly Archives: September 2021

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Pharmacy Staff: Booking for C-19 booster now live

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed today (30th September) that frontline health and social care workers (which includes eligible Pharmacy staff) can now book their COVID-19 booster vaccinations through the National Booking Service (NBS). Eligible staff can only book an appointment for a booster dose if it has been at least 6 months (180...

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CPCS IT: Have you registered for the upcoming webinar?

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have issued further support to help prepare pharmacy contractors for the transfer of the cost of Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) IT solutions to them after the end of March 2022. NHSE&I, with the support of PSNC, is also organising a second webinar on this subject. The webinar is...

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Secretary of State declaration of emergency extension

The declaration of an emergency requiring the flexible provision of pharmaceutical services which was introduced to help maintain pharmacy services during the COVID-19 outbreak, has been extended to 31st January 2022.  This means that contractors are still allowed to make temporary changes to opening hours or temporary closures where, first, adequate reasons for these changes have been provided...

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September 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 Etoricoxib 90mg tablets 28 £6.77 Hypromellose 0.5% eye drops 10 £1.17 Indoramin 20mg tablets 60 £59.99 Lamotrigine 5mg dispersible tablets sugar free 28 £8.19 Metformin 500mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 150 £40.48...

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Pandemic Delivery Service: service for self-isolators extended

Following a decision by the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has confirmed a further extension of the period of commissioning of the Pandemic Delivery Service for people who have been notified of the need to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace; the service will now be commissioned until 11.59pm...

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