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November LPC Conference: Pandemic brings improved LPC stakeholder relationships

LPCs have indicated that 2020 has brought improvements in their working relationships both with PSNC and with local stakeholders. The November Meeting of LPCs and PSNC held earlier this week (17th November) gave LPC delegates an update on PSNC’s negotiations, information about progress on the next steps for the Wright review, and provided an opportunity...

By |November 19th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on November LPC Conference: Pandemic brings improved LPC stakeholder relationships

Independent Review Update: AIM, CCA and independents nominate members to Review Steering Group (RSG)

The Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies (AIM), the Company Chemists Association (CCA) and the NPA and PSNC Regional Representatives have appointed their representatives to the new community pharmacy Review Steering Group (RSG). The RSG was proposed by PSNC as a group to oversee progress on work to strengthen community pharmacy contractor support and representation, as...

By |November 18th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Independent Review Update: AIM, CCA and independents nominate members to Review Steering Group (RSG)

COVID-19 Cost Negotiations Update: PSNC rejects initial offer and makes counter-proposal

PSNC has today restated its position that community pharmacy contractors must be compensated for the full impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their businesses. The sector has so far received £370m in advance payments to help with COVID-related costs. This cash injection has been extremely welcome, but contractors must not now be forced...

By |November 13th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on COVID-19 Cost Negotiations Update: PSNC rejects initial offer and makes counter-proposal

Asymptomatic NHS staff testing for COVID-19

The NHS has announced that asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will be made available to all patient-facing NHS staff. This announcement relates to a letter directed towards NHS trusts and says that with appropriate training, staff will be able to test themselves at home twice a week, with results available before they come into work. There has been no...

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Requirement to sign prescriptions suspended: dispensing and submission guidance

As part of the social distancing measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus and to assist in the management of the serious risk or potentially serious risk to human health in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Ministers in England have agreed to temporarily suspend the need for patient signatures on prescription forms/EPS tokens....

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