Friday Letter 05/06/2020

Friday 5th June 2020 Reminder: Extension of SSP Extension of SSP for Fluoxetine 10mg Please be reminded that the SSP for Fluoxetine 10mg has been extended. The following is sent on behalf of DHSC. Due to ongoing supply issues, the Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine 10mg tablets which was introduced…

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Friday Letter 29/05/2020

Friday 29th May 2020 8th May Bank Holiday Claims – Now open! The window for claiming payment for opening on the Early May Bank Holiday (Friday 8th May) is now open. Contractors must submit their claim for the £250 per hour payment using the Manage Your Service (MYS) portal between…

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Friday Letter 22/05/2020

Increase of Category M Reimbursement Prices Category M reimbursement prices are being increased by £15 million per month from 1 June 2020. Details can be found on the NHS Business Services Authority website.  Urgent action required: SSPs issued for Fluoxetine 40mg capsules Due to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of…

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Friday letter 07/05/2020

Friday 7th May 2020 High Street Heros – Local pharmacy featured in article Sinclairs Pharmacy on Roman Road has been featured in a local magazine, recognising their hard work in response to the Coronavirus crisis Claims for Pandemic Delivery Service Community pharmacy contractors are now able to claim payment for…

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Friday Letter 24/04/2020

Friday 24th April 2020 Price Concessions – 3rd April Update There has been a third update to the April 2020 price concessions Click here to view on the PSNC website PSNC Pandemic Delivery Service flowchart PSNC has produced a flowchart showing the Essential and Advanced Service aspects of the Pandemic…

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Friday Letter 17/04/2020

Friday 17th April 2020 Reminder: Pandemic delivery service The Terms of Service for all Community Pharmacies has been amended. It is now a requirement for contractors to help shielded patients receive their prescriptions. Shielded patients are specified as those who are extremely vulnerable and self-isolating at home. Identified Shielded patients…

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Friday Letter 09/04/2020

Friday 9th April 2020 Easter Opening times 2020 London Pharmacy rota – Easter bank holiday opening times 2020 – Click here to download NHSE&I have announced that all community pharmacies in England are to open from 2pm to 5pm for both upcoming bank holidays, 10 April 2020 (Good Friday) and 13 April…

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Friday Letter 03/04/2020

Friday 3rd April 2020 Final update for March 2020 price concessions The final list for March 2020 has been granted, click here to view on the PSNC website Reminder: COVID-19 important points for Community Pharmacy Latest guidance letter from NHSE&I for COVID-19 (31st March) – click here to read Updated…

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Friday Letter 20/03/2020

Friday 20th March 2020 COVID-19 – Measures for Community Pharmacies On 19th March 2020, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Dr Keith Ridge has written a second letter to pharmacies to confirm measures that are in place to support pharmacies and their patients, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. A home delivery service…

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Friday Letter 13/03/2020

Friday 13th March 2020 Reminder: Final MAS pad orders You have one week to place your final MAS pad order. The final date for orders is Friday 20th March 2020, the last order will be placed at midday. The contract with the printers will terminate on this date, so any…

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