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Dypiridamole 200mg/5ml oral suspension deleted from Part VIIIB of June Drug Tariff

Effective from 1st June 2016, Dypiridamole 200mg/5ml oral suspension has been deleted from Part VIIIB of the Drug Tariff. This is because a licenced alternative, Dypiridamole 200mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free, is now available and has been added to Part VIIIA of in June’s tariff. Changes to the Drug Tariff impact on reimbursement so it’s...

By |May 26th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Dypiridamole 200mg/5ml oral suspension deleted from Part VIIIB of June Drug Tariff

Changes to Part VIIIB (unlicensed medicines and imports) in May 2016 Drug Tariff

A number of additions will be listed in Part VIIIB of the Drug Tariff as of May 2016: Pizotifen 250micrograms/5ml oral solution Pizotifen 250micrograms/5ml oral suspension Pyridostigmine bromide 50mg/5ml oral suspension Tamsulosin 400micrograms/5ml oral suspension A full list of products and new reimbursement prices can be found the Pricing Authority’s website. Pharmacy staff are advised to take...

By |May 3rd, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Changes to Part VIIIB (unlicensed medicines and imports) in May 2016 Drug Tariff

Changes regarding prescription payments certificates

Following the announcement of a prescription charge increase to £8.40 per item  earlier this month, the April 2016 Drug Tariff also highlights a change regarding Prescription Prepayment Certificates (PPCs).  Although the cost of a PPC remains at £29.10 for three months and £104 for 12-months, the tariff now states: “They are worthwhile for anyone requiring 13...

By |April 1st, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Changes regarding prescription payments certificates

March NCSO/Price Concessions update

The Department of Health granted the following price concessions for March 2016: The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted. Drug Pack size Price concession Bumetanide 1mg tablets  28 £2.50 Celiprolol 200mg tablets     28 £19.83 Celiprolol 400mg tablets  28 £39.65 Cimetidine 400mg tablets  60 £19.99 Clindamycin 150mg capsules  24 £12.49 Desmopressin 10micrograms/dose...

By |March 24th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on March NCSO/Price Concessions update

PSNC telephone lines

PSNC is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the telephone lines. We are working to resolve this as soon as possible. However, contractors are still able to email us at info@psnc.org.uk. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

By |March 24th, 2016|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC telephone lines