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Majority of contractors now benefitting from RTEC

According to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), more than half of all community pharmacies are now using Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC). RTEC allows pharmacy teams to check digitally if their patients are eligible for free NHS prescriptions because they hold a specific exemption. Pharmacies already using RTEC report that it saves staff time and...

By |November 17th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Majority of contractors now benefitting from RTEC

NHS profile manager to replace DoS Updater and NHS website editor in early 2022

Currently, community pharmacy contractors use two different NHS systems to ensure their pharmacy details are up to date in the NHS 111 Directory of Services (DoS) and on the NHS website: the NHS website profile editor and the DoS profile updater. These will shortly be replaced by a new tool, called NHS profile manager, which...

By |November 1st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHS profile manager to replace DoS Updater and NHS website editor in early 2022

Share your views on Pharmacy IT infrastructure 

PSNC, working with the Community Pharmacy IT Group (CP ITG), launched a survey to gather feedback about community pharmacy IT infrastructure. This survey will help shape the digital priorities of the CP ITG and system suppliers going forward. The survey should only take around 5-10 minutes to complete and all community pharmacy contractors are invited...

By |October 20th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Share your views on Pharmacy IT infrastructure 

NHSX publishes new CPCS Buyers Guide

NHSX and partner organisations have published a new CPCS Buyer’s Guide to help contractors prepare for the transfer to them of the cost of Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) IT solutions from 1st April 2022. Contractors are strongly encouraged to make plans later this year to sign up to one of the following assured CPCS...

By |October 7th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHSX publishes new CPCS Buyers Guide

Update on pharmacy IT workstreams published

The Community Pharmacy IT Group (CP ITG) has published its Autumn 2021 Pharmacy IT quarterly round-up, following the group’s last meeting on the 22nd of September. During this meeting, the CP ITG’s new Chairman, Matthew Armstrong, explained that the the group will further pursue driving the integration of community pharmacy with the NHS interoperability agenda...

By |October 5th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Update on pharmacy IT workstreams published