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Changes to patient satisfaction survey requirements announced

The requirement that all pharmacy contractors must undertake an annual survey of patients using the Community Pharmacy Patient Questionnaire (CPPQ) has been changed. Contractors now have to undertake an annual assessment of patient satisfaction, but they do not need to use the CPPQ. PSNC’s proposals for these changes to the requirements were agreed by NHS...

By |November 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Changes to patient satisfaction survey requirements announced

Second mandated health campaign of 2021/22: Winter vaccines

NHS England and NHS Improvement and PSNC have agreed that contractors will be asked to participate in a Winter vaccines campaign as the second mandated health campaign for 2021/22, which contractors must undertake as part of their NHS contractual requirements. This will be part of the national campaign which commenced today, which seeks to encourage...

By |October 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Second mandated health campaign of 2021/22: Winter vaccines

Toolkit to support local commissioning of PGD services launched

A toolkit designed to support Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) to work with commissioners to consider how patient group direction (PGD) services may provide additional care to patients at the right place and the right time has been launched by PSNC today. The toolkit considers how an Extended Care Service could be used to support local...

By |October 14th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Toolkit to support local commissioning of PGD services launched

Guidance published on accessing DHSC flu vac stock

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has, this evening, published guidance on how community pharmacy contractors will be able to access supplies of flu vaccines procured centrally by the Government. In order to achieve even higher vaccine uptake rates compared to last year, DHSC has secured an additional supply of influenza vaccines, as...

By |October 8th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Guidance published on accessing DHSC flu vac stock

Flu vac: Frontline primary care staff added to Advanced service

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today announced that they have secured additional funding to support provision of flu vaccinations to frontline primary care staff during the 2021/22 flu season. This follows repeated requests from PSNC, made over several years, for pharmacy staff to be included as a cohort for vaccination in the NHS...

By |September 29th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Flu vac: Frontline primary care staff added to Advanced service