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Community Pharmacy, the UK-EU Trade deal and the end of the Transition Period

Yesterday, Health Minister Edward Argar MP wrote to health and social care colleagues to provide an update on the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, a free trade agreement based on zero tariffs and quotas and covering trade worth £668 billion in 2019. The Minister emphasises that although the Agreement is ‘excellent news’ for the health...

By |December 31st, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Community Pharmacy, the UK-EU Trade deal and the end of the Transition Period

Oxford University/ AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine approved

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University/AstraZeneca was yesterday given regulatory approval by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) after meeting required safety, quality and effectiveness standards. Like many community pharmacists, PSNC is keen to see the sector able to play a greater role in the vaccination programme now the Oxford University/AZ vaccine can be...

By |December 31st, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Oxford University/ AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine approved

Regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed to assist contractors with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

This briefing sets out the regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) as of 22nd December 2020. These have been agreed to support contractors in their continuing efforts to provide core services and meet the needs of their patients. PSNC Briefing...

By |December 23rd, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Regulatory and contractual dispensations agreed to assist contractors with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

CPPE Corner: Foundation pharmacist programme 2020/21

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) is now accepting applications for the January cohort of its Foundation pharmacist programme. We spoke to Helen Middleton, Foundation Pharmacist Programme Delivery Lead at CPPE, to find out more. Are you a provisionally registered pharmacist (PRP) working in independent and small/medium multiple community pharmacy, primary care or Health in Justice?...

By |December 18th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on CPPE Corner: Foundation pharmacist programme 2020/21

PSNC and BMA issue statement on medicines supply

PSNC and the British Medical Association (BMA) have today issued a statement on medicines supply ahead of the end of the Brexit Transition Period. The joint statement indicates the united position across primary care. Both organisations highlight the significant amount of work undertaken by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England...

By |December 17th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC and BMA issue statement on medicines supply