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Contractor vote set to be held in May 2022, RSG confirms

A timetable for the conclusion of the Review Steering Group’s (RSG) work to find ways to improve contractor representation and support has been announced today.  In an update to contractors, the RSG said it had reached consensus on a proposed way forward, and that it would publish proposals to the sector shortly after Easter.    A...

By |March 17th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Contractor vote set to be held in May 2022, RSG confirms

DHSC consultation on hub and spoke dispensing published

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today published its consultation on the proposals to enable all community pharmacies to access hub and spoke dispensing. The consultation is due to run for three months and will close on June 8th, 2022. The consultation seeks the views of stakeholders operating within the community pharmacy sector...

By |March 16th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on DHSC consultation on hub and spoke dispensing published

HEE want your help to plan pharmacist IP training

Health Education England (HEE) is inviting community pharmacy contractors to a meeting to discuss training of pharmacists to become Independent Prescribers (IP). Working with NHS England and NHS Improvement, HEE previously supported a first phase of IP training for community pharmacists from January to March 2022 and is working to secure a further rounded of funded...

By |March 4th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on HEE want your help to plan pharmacist IP training

Expected changes to Pharmacy Collect service

The Government has today announced plans to stop providing free COVID tests to the general public. Following much media speculation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the Government’s plan for living with COVID-19, which includes ceasing provision of free lateral flow tests for most people from 1st April 2022. The Prime Minister has said...

By |February 21st, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Expected changes to Pharmacy Collect service

Pharmacy Advice Audit: Please take part in 2022 audit

Community pharmacy contractors and their teams are being asked to take part in PSNC’s latest Pharmacy Advice Audit in w/c 31st January 2022. The audit will once again ask pharmacy teams to record information about the informal healthcare advice that they are giving over the course of a single day (or until a minimum number...

By |January 21st, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Advice Audit: Please take part in 2022 audit