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How many LFD test kits do you have in stock?

In response to the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, updated Government recommendations to test to manage periods of risk and the likelihood of an increase in social events during the festive period, community pharmacy contractors could start to experience an increase in demand for Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits. Contractors are therefore encouraged to review...

By |December 2nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on How many LFD test kits do you have in stock?

Evaluation of LFD tests

As part of meeting Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) obligations, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) – of which NHS Test and Trace is a part – are completing ongoing evaluations of Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits. This involves citizens taking a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test alongside one of their LFD...

By |November 19th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Evaluation of LFD tests

Flu vac: updated PGD and national protocol published

Following the announcement of the eligibility of frontline primary care staff for NHS flu vaccinations,  NHS England and NHS Improvement have approved the patient group direction (PGD) and national protocol for use by community pharmacy contractors to support frontline primary care staff this flu vaccination season. These are now available to download from their website....

By |November 9th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Flu vac: updated PGD and national protocol published

Pharmacy Staff: Booking for C-19 booster now live

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed today (30th September) that frontline health and social care workers (which includes eligible Pharmacy staff) can now book their COVID-19 booster vaccinations through the National Booking Service (NBS). Eligible staff can only book an appointment for a booster dose if it has been at least 6 months (180...

By |September 30th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Staff: Booking for C-19 booster now live

Hypertension Case-Finding Service specification published

Announcement summary NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today, 29th September 2021, published a draft* version of the service specification for the Community Pharmacy Hypertension Case-Finding Service. The service is the first of the two new Advanced services to be introduced this financial year as one of the agreed outcomes from negotiations for Year 3...

By |September 29th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Hypertension Case-Finding Service specification published