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MHRA Class 3 Medicines Recall: Bimatoprost 0.3mg/ml eye drops, solution in single dose container 0.4ml x 30 (Aspire Pharma)

Class 3 Medicines recall: Bimatoprost 0.3mg/ml eye drops, solution in single dose container 0.4ml x 30 (Aspire Pharma) Drug alert number: EL (21) A/26 Date issued: 26th October 2021 The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 medicines recall for: Bimatoprost 0.3mg/ml eye drops, solution in single dose container 0.4ml...

By |October 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on MHRA Class 3 Medicines Recall: Bimatoprost 0.3mg/ml eye drops, solution in single dose container 0.4ml x 30 (Aspire Pharma)

PQS reminder: Less than a week left to claim PQS Aspiration payment

Community pharmacy contractors have less than one week left to claim an Aspiration payment for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2021/22 as the window for claiming this payment closes at 11.59pm on 29th October 2021. The Aspiration payment is optional; if contractors do not want to claim it, it will not impact on the contractor’s...

By |October 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PQS reminder: Less than a week left to claim PQS Aspiration payment

Hypertension Case-Finding Service – resources update

PSNC has published several additional resources to support community pharmacy contractors who are providing or planning to provide the Hypertension Case-Finding Service, which became a new Advanced service on 1st October 2021: A GP letter / email service notification template to support contractors to notify general practice teams that the pharmacy will be providing the...

By |October 25th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Hypertension Case-Finding Service – resources update

Second mandated health campaign of 2021/22: Winter vaccines

NHS England and NHS Improvement and PSNC have agreed that contractors will be asked to participate in a Winter vaccines campaign as the second mandated health campaign for 2021/22, which contractors must undertake as part of their NHS contractual requirements. This will be part of the national campaign which commenced today, which seeks to encourage...

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PQS reminder: One week left to claim Aspiration payment

Community pharmacy contractors have one week left to claim an Aspiration payment for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2021/22 as the window for claiming this payment closes at 11.59pm on 29th October 2021. The Aspiration payment is optional; if contractors do not want to claim it, it will not impact on the contractor’s ability to...

By |October 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PQS reminder: One week left to claim Aspiration payment