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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

Requirement to submit NMS quarterly information postponed

Community pharmacy contractors are not required to submit their completed New Medicine Service (NMS) summary data to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) for July-September 2021 as this requirement has been postponed for this quarter. In August, PSNC advised that this requirement, which was suspended during the pandemic, had been re-instated. However, following discussions with...

By |September 28th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Requirement to submit NMS quarterly information postponed

Updated C-19 LFD Distribution Service: Marketing materials and deadline to withdraw

An updated version of the NHS Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device (LFD) Distribution Service (Pharmacy Collect) service specification will apply from 4th October 2021. Ahead of this change, PSNC wants to remind community pharmacy contractors of the following. Marketing materials Contractors who are providing the COVID-19 LFD Distribution Service are reminded to ensure that,...

By |September 24th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Updated C-19 LFD Distribution Service: Marketing materials and deadline to withdraw

Additional funding for off-site provision confirmed

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have confirmed that funding is available to support reasonable additional costs contractors might incur if they organise vaccination sessions off the pharmacy premises. The guidance, which is similar to that made available last year, has been published on the Future NHS platform. Contractors who are not already registered to...

By |September 13th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Additional funding for off-site provision confirmed