Friday Letter 30/07/2021

Friday 30th July 2021

Withdrawal of SSP007

SSP007 for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules has been withdrawn as of yesterday, 28th July 2021.

This SSP was due to end on 31st August 2021 however, has ended due to an improvement in supply.

For the latest information on SSPs, please see the NHS BSA website.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding SSPs, please contact the NHS Prescription Service:


Telephone: 0300 330 1349

Textphone: 18001 0300 330 1349

July 2021 Price Concessions Final Update

DHSC has approved the final list of price concessions for July 2021.

Click here to view on the PSNC website.

Final Draft – Pharmacy Bank Holiday Rota August 2021

Please see the following final draft of the Summer Bank Holiday rota, for 30th August 2021.  

For any any changes, please inform NHS London Region by Sunday 1st  August 2021 by emailing

This list is only those on the commissioned rota. If you are not part of the rota but are opening on bank holidays, please make sure your NHS.UK and DOS profiles are up to date. Likewise if you are on the rota, you still need to ensure your profiles are up to date.

Accessing COVID-19 vaccination without an NHS number

Please see the following document to support those without an NHS number accessing COVID-19 vaccinations. The COVID-19 vaccinations are free to everyone in the UK, and it is not necessary to have an NHS number to access the vaccine.

Supply issue with Clexane® (enoxaparin) pre-filled syringes

DHSC has issued a Medicine Supply Notification for Clexane® (enoxaparin) pre-filled syringes.

If you have any queries please contact:

Supply Disruption Alert: Tinzaparin Sodium (10,000 Iu/Ml) 3,500 Units In 0.35ml And 4,500 Units In 0.45ml Pre-Filled Syringes

DHSC have issued a supply distribution alert for Tinzaparin sodium (10,000 IU/ml) 3,500 units in 0.35 ml and 4,500 units in 0.45 ml pre-filled syringes.

Click here to view alert

LEO Pharma Promotional Meeting – “Approaching Skin Lesions – A Practical Guide”

Leo Pharma will be holding an “Approaching Skin Lesions – A Practical Guide” session on Thursday, 5th August 2021, 7:30pm.

This is a virtual Microsoft Teams Speaker Meeting, please see the following invitation for more details and to register your place.

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