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Discharge Medicines Service Toolkit published

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today (15th January 2021), published the NHS Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) Toolkit for Pharmacy Staff in Community, Primary and Secondary Care. The toolkit aims to assist and support cross sector implementation of the DMS as an Essential service in all NHS community pharmacies in England. It sets out...

By |January 15th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Discharge Medicines Service Toolkit published

DHSC flu vac stock: use for private patients

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that from tomorrow (15th January 2021), community pharmacies can offer a flu vaccination using DHSC centrally procured vaccine to private patients or those within occupational health schemes (Group C patients in the DHSC guidance on use of centrally procured vaccines). This decision follows PSNC’s request...

By |January 14th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on DHSC flu vac stock: use for private patients

Further extension to Pandemic Delivery Service in new Tier 4 areas

Following yesterday’s (30th December 2020) Government announcement of the move of additional areas into Tier 4 from today (31st December 2020), NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed that the Pandemic Delivery Service will also be extended to cover clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) patients living in the following new Tier 4 areas from today:...

By |December 31st, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Further extension to Pandemic Delivery Service in new Tier 4 areas

Deadline today: ordering COVID-19 lateral flow tests for staff use

Today, Wednesday 30th December 2020, is the deadline for placing orders for COVID-19 lateral flow tests for use by asymptomatic pharmacy staff. COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic pharmacy staff Following the Government announcement on 9th November that lateral flow testing would be made available to all asymptomatic patient-facing NHS staff, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I)...

By |December 30th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Deadline today: ordering COVID-19 lateral flow tests for staff use

Pandemic delivery service to be extended to new Tier 4 areas

Following yesterday’s Government announcement of the move of additional areas into Tier 4 from 26th December 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed that the Pandemic Delivery Service will also be extended to cover clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) patients living in the new Tier 4 areas. On Monday this week (21st December 2020),...

By |December 24th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pandemic delivery service to be extended to new Tier 4 areas