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Joint statement from Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and social care professionals – January 2021

In March last year, at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we issued a statement to support our registrants in dealing with the un-precedented challenges that they were facing.  As the pandemic continues, we know that health and social care profession...

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Free PPE scheme extended until June

  NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) confirmed yesterday (11th January 2021), that the Government has decided to extend the provision of supplies of free COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) beyond the end of March 2021. The Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) PPE portal can continue to be used by community pharmacies to...

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PCSE launches a new service enabling pharmacists to make Market Entry applications digitally

Primary Care Support England (PCSE) successfully launched a digital service for pharmacies to make market entry applications online earlier this year, hosted on its platform PCSE Online. It enables users to apply to open a new pharmacy, add or remove directors from their corporate structure and change ownership. The service is available to those wishing...

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Community Pharmacy and COVID-19 Vaccinations Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and the community pharmacy bodies have agreed to work together on plans to ensure that community pharmacies are used to maximum effect in the COVID-19 vaccination programme. All parties agree on the benefits of using more community pharmacies in the national...

By |January 10th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Community Pharmacy and COVID-19 Vaccinations Update

Registration assessment: “essential step towards full registration”

Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said: “We have been carefully considering the impact of national lockdowns, and the extraordinary circumstances in which provisionally-registered pharmacists are working, on the registration assessment.  “We ...

By |January 8th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Registration assessment: “essential step towards full registration”