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Pharmacy Collect: Orient Gene and MYS claiming issues

It has been highlighted, following community pharmacy contractor feedback, that the lot numbers on the Orient Gene lateral flow device test kits are one character shorter than those on other brands of test kits. As a result, entries onto the Manage Your Service (MYS) application are not being accepted as the system requires an eight-character...

By |December 10th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Collect: Orient Gene and MYS claiming issues

Pharmacy Collect: Are you ready for increased demand?

This week’s COVID-19 developments in response to the Omicron variant, including the updated Government guidance for the public, means there may be increased demand for Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits. Community pharmacy contractors are therefore encouraged to continue to review stock levels and where there is space to store additional cartons of test kits...

By |December 10th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy Collect: Are you ready for increased demand?

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