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Pharmacy gets green light to vaccinate care staff

Contractors can begin providing flu vaccinations to social care workers following the publication of an amended service specification and PGD

Quality Payments declaration portal open

The Quality Payments online declaration portal is open on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) website

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

‘Unprecedented’ 15p per item rise in November advance payments

The Department of Health has confirmed community pharmacy contractors will receive an additional 15p per item in advance payments received on 1 November

PSNC in talks around flu jabs for care home staff

PSNC has said it is in talks with NHS England around amending the community pharmacy flu vaccination service to include care home workers

PSNC on the case for community pharmacy

PSNC made the case for pharmacy at the recent political conferences, followed by a Pharmacy Show speech from Sue Sharpe that warned of tough times ahead

‘Faces of pharmacy’ wanted for NHS England campaign

NHS England has issued a call for community pharmacy team members to take part in an advertising campaign highlighting the services they offer

Pharmacies asked to provide MUR evidence

NHS Business Services Authority is to run post-payment spot checks on pharmacies claiming payments for medicines use reviews

Generics supply issues: PSNC speaks out

PSNC is in urgent talks with the Department of Health in an attempt to address serious issues affecting the medicines supply chain

Brine’s comments an encouraging sign, says PSNC

The pharmacy minister's comments on the sector are an encouraging sign of a shift in approach, PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe has said

Urgent deadline for QP gateway criterion

Community pharmacy contractors only have until 10 September 2017 to act if they did not fully meet the NHS Choices gateway criterion

Flu service 2017/18 launches

Pharmacies who meet the requirements for service provision can now offer flu jabs to those in eligible groups, subject to vaccination delivery arrangements

NHS Digital seeks views on enhancing EPS

NHS Digital has launched a survey to learn how community pharmacy teams would like to see the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) enhanced

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

New group promotes digital practice in pharmacy

The Community Pharmacy IT Group, a new body that aims to further the use of digital technology in pharmacy, convened for the first time on Wednesday 8 June

One day left to make Quality Payments declaration

Community pharmacy contractors have until 11:59pm on Friday 12 May to complete their Quality Payments online declaration

Labour leak shows commitment to pharmacy

The leaked draft Labour manifesto outlines a halt to pharmacy closures and a review of pharmacy provision

PSNC chief executive to step down at end of year

PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe is to resign from the role at the end of 2017

Judicial review case decision may be weeks away

Community pharmacy now waits for a ruling from the judge considering the PSNC and NPA court case

Court case scenario played out at conference

Pharmacy lawyers from Charles Russell Speechlys put together a summary of key points from the judicial review
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