Monthly Archives: April 2022

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Pharmacy Pressures Survey confirms impact on teams, businesses and patients

PSNC’s Pharmacy Pressures Survey has confirmed that the unsustainable pressures on community pharmacies are having a serious impact on pharmacy teams’ wellbeing, affecting patient services negatively, and putting businesses at risk. The survey of over 5,000 pharmacy premises and 1,000 pharmacy team members took place in early 2022, asking community pharmacy contractors and, separately, pharmacy...

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Summary of the results of PSNC’s 2022 Pharmacy Pressures Survey

This PSNC Briefing summarises the results of PSNC’s Pharmacy Pressures Survey, which heard directly from a wide range of pharmacy teams and businesses about the impact that the ongoing pressures are having on them and on patient care. PSNC Briefing 013/22: Summary of the results of PSNC’s 2022 Pharmacy Pressures Survey If you have any...

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Annual flu letter for 2022/23 published

Further to our news story on 2nd March 2022, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), the UK Health Security Agency and NHS England and NHS Improvement have jointly published the annual flu vaccination programme letter today (22nd April 2022) for the 2022/23 season. The letter reconfirms the eligible cohorts for the 2022/23 season...

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April 2022 Price Concessions 2nd Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (21/04/2022) granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £1.40 Baclofen 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 300 £2.29 Bisacodyl 10mg suppositories 12 £2.49 Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £10.24 Co-dydramol 10mg/500mg tablets 100 £7.63 Co-dydramol...

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Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine 40 mg/mL (1 mL and 2 mL vials) Pfizer Limited

Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine 40 mg/mL (1 mL and 2 mL vials – single vial preparations) Pfizer Limited Drug alert number: EL (22)A/18 Date issued: 21 April 2022 Product description Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine 40 mg/mL (1 mL and 2 mL vials – single vial preparations) Batch...

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