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NHS prescription charges to remain at £9.35 per item for 2022/23

Following our previous announcement that the NHS prescription charge would not be uplifted on 1st April 2022, the Department of Health and Social Care has now announced that NHS prescription charges in England will remain frozen for the rest of 2022/23. This is the first time in 12 years that the charge has not increased....

By |May 16th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHS prescription charges to remain at £9.35 per item for 2022/23

NHSBSA reports of a rise in prescriptions returns due to incomplete endorsements

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) report seeing a rise in items that are being referred back (RB) to contractors for the reason code RB2B: ‘The order/endorsement is incomplete. The presentation must be present.’ The NHSBSA note that this issue is most commonly seen with handwritten prescriptions. Where prescription does not specify the presentation of a drug...

By |May 12th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHSBSA reports of a rise in prescriptions returns due to incomplete endorsements

NHS Prescription Services ‘Hints & Tips’ – Issue 47

NHS Prescription Services produces a quarterly newsletter called “Hints & Tips for dispensing contractors”. The latest edition (Issue 47) contains some useful information and advice on: The new NHS Profile Manager Request for feedback on the Drug Tariff MYS system downtime How to avoid refer backs A reminder to submit FP34C claims on time To...

By |May 9th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHS Prescription Services ‘Hints & Tips’ – Issue 47

NHS prescription charges to remain at £9.35 per item until further notice

The NHS prescription charge is reviewed annually with changes usually made in April, however, this year the Government has yet to conclude consideration of any future increases to prescription charges. Following our announcement that the NHS prescription charge would not be uplifted on 1 April 2022, a decision is yet to be reached on any...

By |April 29th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on NHS prescription charges to remain at £9.35 per item until further notice

Drug Tariff Watch – May 2022

The Drug Tariff Preface published monthly lists additions, deletions and other changes to products listed in the Drug Tariff. Below is a summary of the changes coming into effect from 1 May 2022. Key g Special container – This product is a special container and should be dispensed in its complete original pack size. §...

By |April 27th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Drug Tariff Watch – May 2022