Friday Letter 30/04/2021

Friday 30th April 2021 Upcoming May Bank Holiday Opening Times Please be reminded of the following commissioned rota for the upcoming 2 May bank holidays: Monday 3rd April and Monday 31st April 2021. If you are opening over the bank holiday, including those on the commissioner rota, you are responsible…

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Friday Letter 02/04/2021

Friday 2nd April 2021 March 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update DHSC granted final list price concessions for March 2021. Click here to view Shielding stopped 1st April 2021 Clinically Extremely Vulnerable patients are no longer advised to shield as of 1st April 2021. Patients will have received a letter…

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Friday Letter 19/03/2021

Friday 19th March 2021 Home delivery of medicines and appliances during COVID Home delivery of medicines and appliance and Home delivery Service Speccification documents on behalf of the Community Pharmacy Team. These documents and further information is available on the NHSE&I website: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/publication/preparedness-letters-for-community-pharmacy/   PSNC Support and Guidance is available…

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Friday Letter 12/03/2021

Friday 12th March 2021 SSP Updates: fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets Due to ongoing supply issues, the Serious Shortage Protocols for fluoxetine 30mg capsules (SSP007) and Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets (SSP010) have been extended. SSP007 has been extended until Monday 17 May 2021 SSP010 has been extended…

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Friday Letter 26/02/2021

Friday 26th February 2021 February 2021 Price Concessions Final Update The final list of price concessions for February 2021 have been granted. Click here to view on the PSNC website Prescription charge to rise from April 2021 The NHS prescription charge will increase to £9.35 per prescription item from 1st…

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Friday Letter 19/02/2021

Friday 19th February 2021 February 2021 Price Concessions 1st Update DHSC has granted an update to the February 2021 Price Concessions. Click here to view Shielding extended from 21st February to 31st March Extended CEV patient will be included in this cohort. This means that if there is a delivery…

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Friday Letter 12/02/2020

Friday 12th February 2021 Flu vaccine ordering guidance for 2021/22 The flu vaccination letter on reimbursement and ordering has been published for the 2021/22 flu season. The letter from Professor Stephen Powis also provides an overview of uptake from the 2020/21 season. Click here to view the flu vaccine ordering…

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Friday Letter 29/01/2021

Friday 29th January 2021 January 2021 Price Concessions – 3rd update A 3rd update to the price concessions for January 2021 has been granted. Click here to view on the PSNC website New standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists GPHC have published new standards for the initial…

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Friday Letter 22/01/2021

Friday 22nd January 2021 Extension of SSP08 Due to ongoing supply issues, SSP08 for Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg has been further extended until 26th February 2021. To view the latest SSPs and supporting guidance, please see the NHS BSA website. If you have any questions regarding the SSP please contact the…

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Friday Letter 15/01/2021

Friday 15th January 2021 January 2021 Price Concessions 1st Update The DHSC have granted an updated list of price concessions for January 2021. Click here to view on the PSNC website UCL Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing (CEPIP) course April 2021 cohort – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN UCL are currently recruiting…

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