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PSNC Planning Meeting: Renewed evidence drive and Year 4 negotiations

PSNC met at the end of last month (November 24th and 25th) To both consider the ongoing pressures facing the community pharmacy sector and to plan for upcoming negotiations with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I).  The next round of negotiations, which we expect to begin soon, will set the...

By |December 6th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC Planning Meeting: Renewed evidence drive and Year 4 negotiations

New Primary Care Staff Respect Materials

In recognition of the increasing abuse and violence that primary care teams now regularly face, the NHS has published a suite of downloadable materials and guidance for use by primary care staff to encourage patients to treat NHS staff with respect. The materials include posters, social media graphics and display screen graphics that feature NHS...

By |November 30th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New Primary Care Staff Respect Materials

Updated IPC guidance and face coverings mandatory again in pharmacies

Following changes to regulations introduced in the wake of the identification of the first UK cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the wearing of face coverings in shops, including community pharmacies, is once again mandatory in England from today (30th November 2021). The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) also updated the UK-wide...

By |November 30th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Updated IPC guidance and face coverings mandatory again in pharmacies

New PSNC East Midlands and South Yorkshire Regional Representative

PSNC is pleased to announced that Lindsey Fairbrother, an independent contractor from Derbyshire, has been co-opted as the Regional Representative for the East Midlands and South Yorkshire Region. Lindsey will represent all independent contractors in the region at the PSNC Committee until 31st March 2023, which is the end of the current term for all...

By |November 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New PSNC East Midlands and South Yorkshire Regional Representative

November LPC Conference: Workforce issues are key concern

Workforce issues, staff retention and capacity are amongst the key concerns and priorities for LPCs in the coming months. The November Meeting of LPCs and PSNC held earlier this month focused on the challenges currently facing the community pharmacy sector and planning for 2022, including the continuing workforce pressures on contractors. The event was attended...

By |November 24th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on November LPC Conference: Workforce issues are key concern