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Prime Minister highlights C-19 test distribution service – have you signed up yet?

Community pharmacy contractors are encouraged to sign up to the NHS community pharmacy COVID-19 lateral flow device distribution service, as soon as possible following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the service yesterday. In the Number 10 press conference, Prime Minister Boris Johnson highlighted that everyone in England is to be given access to two free...

By |April 6th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Prime Minister highlights C-19 test distribution service – have you signed up yet?

Over 2.6 million flu vaccinations administered by community pharmacists during 2020/21

Community pharmacy teams have proved they can deliver yet again by administering over 2.6 million flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2020/21. In 2019/20 the total number of vaccines administered in community pharmacies under the national Flu Vaccination Service was 1.7 million. Data received this morning from PharmOutcomes and Sonar Informatics has...

By |April 4th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Over 2.6 million flu vaccinations administered by community pharmacists during 2020/21

Updated NHSE&I letter on flu vaccines for 2021/22

Following our news story last week about an update on ordering flu vaccines for the 2021/22 flu season, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have today published their updated flu reimbursement letter. The updated letter provides information on the flu vaccines which will be reimbursable under the 2021/22 Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service...

By |April 1st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Updated NHSE&I letter on flu vaccines for 2021/22

Terms of service for DSPs change from today

From today (1st April 2021), the NHS Terms of Service require Distance Selling Premises (DSP) pharmacies to have a website which includes content promoting healthy lifestyles. In November last year, the National Health Service (Charges and Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 introduced new requirements detailed in fourteen PSNC Regs Explainer articles. One set of changes related to the...

By |April 1st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Terms of service for DSPs change from today

Medicines Use Review service now decommissioned

The Medicines Use Review (MUR) service has now been decommissioned. Community pharmacy contractors are therefore reminded not to provide any more MURs. Community pharmacy contractors were able to provide a total of 100 MURs in 2020/21 ahead of the service being decommissioned. Contractors are therefore reminded that if they did provide any MURs during the...

By |April 1st, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Medicines Use Review service now decommissioned