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IT case study: Pharmacy in Sheffield goes paperless

One of the ironies for many pharmacy contractors is the increased use of paper in community pharmacy which has followed the widespread use of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS), but one Sheffield pharmacy team has succeeded in adopting a paperless process, so they don’t print EPS tokens for all scripts. How did they do it?...

By |April 7th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on IT case study: Pharmacy in Sheffield goes paperless

Enhancements made to NHS Service Finder

NHS Digital have introduced improvements to their NHS Service Finder online search tool. NHS Service Finder is a free tool that provides access to information from the Directory of Services (DoS) and the NHS website. It is not accessible by the public, but it does allow pharmacy teams and other healthcare professionals to search for...

By |March 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Enhancements made to NHS Service Finder

IT case study: Community pharmacies and GP practices co-working with NHSmail

Community pharmacy contractors and GP practice staff in Widnes are collaborating more than ever after digitising their communications through a local NHSmail initiative. How did they do it? Widnes Primary Care Network (PCN) engaged with GP practices in the area to create a list of GP practice staff NHSmail addresses for local pharmacies to use....

By |February 23rd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on IT case study: Community pharmacies and GP practices co-working with NHSmail

New video highlights benefits of NHS Service Finder

The team behind the NHS Service Finder has produced a YouTube video aimed at healthcare professionals explaining why they should make use of the tool, which provides access to information from the Directory of Services (DoS) and nhs.uk. The video is narrated by several NHS Service Finder users including pharmacy dispenser, Sarah Davis. Key messages...

By |February 17th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New video highlights benefits of NHS Service Finder

Reminder: Use MYS to register for RTEC

Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC) allows pharmacy teams to digitally check if their patients are eligible for free NHS prescriptions because they hold specific exemptions. Pharmacies already using RTEC report that it saves staff time and because a patient that is found to be exempt via RTEC does not need to complete an exemption declaration...

By |January 29th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Reminder: Use MYS to register for RTEC