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June 2022 Price Concessions 2nd Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (28/06/2022) granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Calcium and Ergocalciferol tablets 28 £35.99 Clarithromycin 250mg/5ml oral suspension 70 £4.90 Febuxostat 80mg tablets 28 £2.54 Fludrocortisone 100microgram tablets 30 £9.53 Fluoxetine 40mg capsules 30 £4.50 Isotretinoin 20mg capsules 30 £15.19 [...]

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Pharmacies in England provide 65 million consultations a year 

More than 1.2 million consultations a week – or 65 million a year – are now being carried out by community pharmacy teams in England, according to PSNC’s 2022 Pharmacy Advice Audit. This is an increase from 2021, when the audit results suggested that in total pharmacies were providing 58 million consultations per year. PSNC [...]

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GPhC publishes duty of candour resources 

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has today published new resources to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to fulfil their professional responsibility to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong – known as the duty of candour. Duty of candour is a fundamental part of pharmacy professional practice and the GPhC’s two new [...]

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Reminder: Referred back and disallowed items going fully digital via MYS from July 2022

Pharmacy contractors are reminded that, from July 2022 (for the dispensing month of June 2022), all new prescription returns/referred back items and disallowed items will be received through the Manage Your Services (MYS) portal and MYS will be the only route available to view and submit required information for all these items. From July 2022, [...]

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New NHS Profile Manager tool for updating DoS & NHS website launches

A new tool has been launched to help community pharmacy contractors update their pharmacy’s details in the NHS 111 Directory of Services (DoS) and on the NHS website. Previously, contractors used two different NHS systems to ensure these details were up-to-date: the NHS website profile editor and the DoS Profile Updater. Following previous reporting, these [...]

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