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Funded IP training for community pharmacists

Health Education England (HEE) has published details on their initial offer of funded Independent Prescribing (IP) courses for pharmacists. This follows on from NHS England and NHS Improvement’s announcement in November 2021 that the Pharmacy Integration Programme would invest up to £15.9 million over the next four years to boost pharmacy professional career development. The...

By |January 28th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Funded IP training for community pharmacists

IPC guidance still applies to pharmacies

Following yesterday’s Government announcement that from next Thursday (27th January 2022) face coverings will no longer be mandatory in public places, pharmacy teams are reminded that the UK Health Security Agency’s infection prevention control (IPC) guidance remains in place for all staff and patients, in GP practices, dental practices, optometry practices and community pharmacies to...

By |January 20th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on IPC guidance still applies to pharmacies

HEE workforce survey results published

Health Education England (HEE) has published the results of the community pharmacy workforce survey undertaken in early 2021. Download the 2021 workforce survey report HEE, working with NHS England and NHS Improvement, commissioned the 2021 Community Pharmacy Workforce Survey across England to understand how the size and make-up of the community pharmacy workforce has changed...

By |January 20th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on HEE workforce survey results published

Free PPE for pharmacy teams extended for another year

The Government’s offer of free personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline health and social care staff in England, including community pharmacy teams, has been extended for another year. Following a public consultation, NHS trusts, primary care and adult social care providers will continue to receive COVID-19 PPE free of charge until 31st March 2023 or until...

By |January 13th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Free PPE for pharmacy teams extended for another year

Pharmacy Collect: UKHSA update on LFD stock

The unprecedented public demand for Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits via the Pharmacy Collect service continues. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) are continuing to deliver stock to Alliance Healthcare for onward delivery to pharmacies. PSNC has been in regular contact with the UKHSA about the supply issues in recent days and we have...

By |December 30th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Collect: UKHSA update on LFD stock