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CPCS IT: change to funding and procurement

Currently, a national procurement model is in place to support community pharmacy contractors with the delivery of the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS). This was due to terminate on 1st October, but the national procurement model is extended to the end of March 2022, providing contractors to complete the transition to their own CPCS IT systems....

By |August 19th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on CPCS IT: change to funding and procurement

IT case study: Leeds pharmacist explains RTEC benefits

Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC) is a technical solution enabling the PMR system to automatically find out whether a patient has a known prescription charge exemption that can automatically apply to their EPS prescription. In this case study, David Broome, a pharmacist and pharmacy contractor from Leeds outlines how RTEC helps his work and contributes...

By |August 18th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on IT case study: Leeds pharmacist explains RTEC benefits

Get involved: NHS Digital Weight Management Programme (PQS)

PSNC, on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I), is seeking to recruit volunteers to participate in testing the community pharmacy referral process for the NHS Digital Weight Management Programme. Identifying people who would benefit from weight management advice and onward referral, including to the recently introduced NHS Digital Weight Management Programme, is a...

By |August 17th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Get involved: NHS Digital Weight Management Programme (PQS)

Survey closing: Feed back about access to health records

Pharmacy team members and LPCs are encouraged to share their views about the use of health data and community pharmacy access to electronic health records by completing the NHSX Data Strategy Survey. The survey will close on Friday 20th August and takes around five minutes to complete depending on your responses. PSNC, working with the...

By |August 10th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Survey closing: Feed back about access to health records

Action reminder: CPCS IT changes

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) previously announced that that funding for the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) IT systems was extended for an extra six months – until 30th September 2021. Having a CPCS IT systems is a mandatory requirement for any contractor signed up to provide the service. They receive referrals from NHS 111 and depending on...

By |August 10th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Action reminder: CPCS IT changes