Community pharmacy contractors are not required to submit their completed New Medicine Service (NMS) summary data to the NHS Business Services Authority for April to June 2022 as this requirement has been postponed again for this quarter. In December, PSNC advised that this requirement, which was suspended during the pandemic, would be re-instated from Quarter [...]
Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Eletriptan (Relpax®) 20mg tablets. MSN/2022/058 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 30th June 2022 Eletriptan (Relpax®) 20mg tablets are out of stock until w/c 1st Aug 2022. Alternative triptans remain available and can support the increased demand. A copy [...]
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Key point summary The COVID-19 vaccination draft service specification to support provision of a booster programme in the autumn has been published by NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I); The service will be commissioned as a National Enhanced Service (NES)*, with community pharmacy contractors being selected locally to provide the service to meet population needs; [...]
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (30/06/2022) granted the following final list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Alendronic acid 70mg tablets 4 £3.99 Chlorpromazine 100mg tablets 28 £11.71 Chlorpromazine 25mg tablets 28 £10.21 Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £12.15 Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml oral suspension 70 £3.25 Clonidine 25microgram tablets 112 [...]
PSNC and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) attended a meeting of the World Pharmacy Council (WPC) last month to discuss developments and innovations in the profession. As part of its annual meeting, WPC representatives from countries including Denmark, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, US and the UK all gave updates on how pharmacy is [...]
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