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Flu vac: changes to training requirements for 2022/23

Community pharmacy contractors are required to demonstrate that all vaccinators (including pharmacists) providing the flu vaccination service in their pharmacy have the skills needed to do so. From the 2022/23 flu vaccination season, pharmacists and other vaccinators providing the Flu Vaccination Service now only need to attend face-to-face training for both injection technique and basic [...]

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By |August 16th, 2022|Flu vac, Lexpos News|Comments Off on Flu vac: changes to training requirements for 2022/23

Flu vac: service spec published

The flu vaccination service specification has been published by NHS England; The national Patient Group Direction (PGD) and a national protocol to support provision of flu vaccinations will be published shortly; The service will commence on Thursday 1st September 2022; Training requirements have been updated to allow more flexibility for contractors and pharmacists; and Claims [...]

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By |August 16th, 2022|Flu vac, Lexpos News|Comments Off on Flu vac: service spec published

Managing a temporary pharmacy closure

If an emergency situation means a pharmacy needs to close for a short period, there are actions a contractor needs to undertake to ensure patients are able to access their prescriptions and that the contractor’s business can resume easily and effectively once the emergency has passed. The following PSNC Briefing provides guidance on planning which [...]

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By |August 5th, 2022|Business continuity; emergency closure; closure, Lexpos News|Comments Off on Managing a temporary pharmacy closure

NHS 111 referrals outage

NHS England has informed PSNC that there is currently (5th August 2022) an IT system outage with the Adastra system, used by many NHS 111 service providers across England. This is affecting services that receive electronic referrals and bookings from NHS 111, including referrals to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS). Each region of England [...]

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By |August 5th, 2022|Lexpos News, NHS 111|Comments Off on NHS 111 referrals outage

Get ready for the 2022 Workforce Survey

The 2022 Community Pharmacy Workforce Survey will take place in the autumn and all pharmacy contractors will be asked to submit data to support workforce planning for the sector. The survey was first undertaken in 2017 and it was repeated last year. Recognising the recruitment challenges that contractors are facing, from this year, the survey [...]

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By |July 27th, 2022|hee, Lexpos News, Workforce|Comments Off on Get ready for the 2022 Workforce Survey