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Take part in PSNC’s Pharmacy Pressures Survey

PSNC is increasingly hearing from pharmacy teams who are struggling to cope with ongoing financial and operational pressures, and who are concerned about the impact that the strain on the sector will ultimately have on patients.   We are continuing to raise this with policy-makers, making clear the consequences that their decisions are having. To further support those discussions,...

By |January 17th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Take part in PSNC’s Pharmacy Pressures Survey

Over 22 million COVID vaccines delivered by community pharmacy

More than 22 million jabs have been delivered by community pharmacy-led COVID vaccination sites in the past 12 months. Pharmacies have been central to the Government’s COVID response, and the latest figures from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) show just how significant a contribution they have made to the vaccination efforts. As well as the...

By |January 14th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Over 22 million COVID vaccines delivered by community pharmacy

Online NHS directory helps find most appropriate service for patients

Community pharmacy teams are reminded to make use of the NHS Service Finder online search tool. The NHS Service Finder provides fast, accurate online information about local health and social care services. This enables pharmacy staff to signpost patients to the most appropriate care, removing the need to refer to outdated directories. Searches can be...

By |January 5th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Online NHS directory helps find most appropriate service for patients

Access to COVID testing for pharmacy staff 

Amidst growing calls for key workers (including NHS staff) to be prioritised to receive COVID tests, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has advised primary care teams of how to escalate requests for testing needed for their staff. In NHSE&I’s Primary Care Bulletin of 30th December 2021, contractors were advised to get in touch with their regional NHSE&I team...

By |December 31st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Access to COVID testing for pharmacy staff 

Pharmacy Collect: December claims submission extended 

As high demand for Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits continues, community pharmacy contractors now have until the end of January 2022 to submit their December 2021 claims for the Pharmacy Collect service. The UK Health Security Agency, Department of Health and Social Care, and NHS England and NHS Improvement have agreed to a request...

By |December 31st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Collect: December claims submission extended