August Campaigns

1st – 7th August 2019 World breastfeeding week 2019 With the slogan, EMPOWER PARENTS, ENABLE BREASTFEEDING, the WABA is holding their annual, week- long campaign to promote and support breastfeeding nationally. click here for more information 8th August 2019 Cycle to work day 2019 A day to encourage people to…

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Friday Letter 26/07/2019

Friday 26th July 2019 The five-year CPCF settlement On Monday, 22nd July, the new pharmacy contract was published. Entitled the The Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24: supporting delivery for the NHS Long Term Plan, the document is available below, we advise that you familiarise yourself with the…

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Friday Letter 19/07/2019

Friday 19th July 2019 Category M price increase It has been confirmed by DHSC that, from August 2019, Category M reimbursement prices will increase by £15M a month. The single activation fee will also rise to $1.27, an increase of a penny. It is hoped that these changes will provide…

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Friday Letter 12/07/2019

Friday 12th July 2019 PSNC briefing – NHS LTC Implementation Framework This PSNC briefing summarises the areas of the NHS long-term plan implementation framework of most relevance to community pharmacy. https://psnc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/PSNC-Briefing-024.19-NHS-LTP-implementation-framework-July-2019.pdf Involved & informed: good community medicines support| NICE The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched…

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Friday Letter 05/07/2019

Friday 5th July 2019 Libre discount list exemption change Please see the following link regarding the dispensing of the Freestyle Libre sensors. The sensors are exempt from discount deduction as of 1st July 2019. Quicker access to the Summary Care Record for community pharmacies – NHS Digital Friday Letter Single-click…

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