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Community pharmacy already playing its part in COVID-19 vaccination

Despite the practical challenges of providing a COVID-19 vaccination service using the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, many community pharmacy contractors have stepped forward to play their part in the NHS programme by submitting hundreds of expressions of interest to NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) to run designated vaccination sites. NHSE&I regional teams are currently working with...

By |December 16th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Community pharmacy already playing its part in COVID-19 vaccination

December meeting of the Community Pharmacy Brexit Forum

Today PSNC hosted the Community Pharmacy Brexit Forum hearing updates from a number of organisations, including NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). The meeting followed the helpful update last week on EU exit – medicines supply continuity – to all GPs and community pharmacists from Keith...

By |December 14th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on December meeting of the Community Pharmacy Brexit Forum

January 2021 Category M Prices Announced

The Drug Tariff Category M pricelist for January 2021 has been published on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) website. The January Category M prices reflect natural reductions to prices due to changes in the buying costs of medicines in the reference period (July to September 2020), along with an uplift to ensure margin run rates...

By |December 14th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on January 2021 Category M Prices Announced

GPhC approves new pharmacist education and training standards

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has approved new standards for the initial education and training (IET) of pharmacists, making prescribing skills an integral part of the training. The new standards will bring significant reform, educating pharmacists to become independent prescribers at the point of registration and introducing a foundation training year. The changes are intended...

By |December 11th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on GPhC approves new pharmacist education and training standards

EU Exit: Update from NHSE&I

The Chief Pharmaceutical Officer at NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I), Dr Keith Ridge, has today written to primary care providers to update them on the continuity of supply of medicines as part of the Government’s contingency preparations for the end of the Brexit Transition Period. The UK will leave the EU Single Market and...

By |December 10th, 2020|Lexpos News|Comments Off on EU Exit: Update from NHSE&I