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IEFS launched to handle emergency medicines deliveries

Medicines at risk of shortage can be transported to the UK within days through a new international transport system

DHSS consults on introducing OPD with an eye to hub-and-spoke

"Flexibility" to dispense up to 10 per cent more or less than prescribed in order to maintain OP.

Estradot SSP extended, final May concessions announced

The serious shortage protocol for Estradot 75 micrograms patches has been extended until June 11.

EPB chair: Pharmacy must receive share of new Covid funding

The Government has pledged £7 billion to continue supporting the NHS' fight against Covid.

NPA members considering strike action over funding

NPA chairman Andrew Lane said members are considering striking over Treasury's reluctance to write off £370 million in advanced funding.

Esomeprazole on final list of November concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the final list of concessions for November.

Hancock to ‘drive money towards pharmacy’

Hancock plans to “drive money towards pharmacy” from a growing NHS budget, on the condition they provide “more NHS services”.

Priadel manufacturer walked away from pricing talks claims DH

The DHSC has told Pharmacy Network News it is disappointed at Essential Pharma’s decision to exit talks on Priadel 200mg and 400mg tablets.

Lord Grade has criticised the government over the 370 million in advance funding it handed to community pharmacies during the pandemic.

PSNC kicks off Covid-19 funding negotiations with Government

PSNC says the issue of ‘how and when’ cash advances totalling £370m might need to be repaid by community pharmacies will dominate talks. 

New antibody study will inform Govt lockdown strategy

A new Government-funded study is using Covid-19 antibody testing to determine how widespread coronavirus is in the community in Britain.

Prescription charge to increase from April 1

The DHSC has announced the prescription charge in England will increase from April 1.

CPCF: New services, hub & spoke changes on the way

Year 2 of the contract will see changes such as the launch of a new NHS Discharge Medicines Service.

NPA to launch impact assessment of five-year deal on independents

The NPA is launching an economic analysis on the impact of the five-year funding settlement on independent pharmacies.

Hancock urges pharmacists to engage with French model

Health secretary Matt Hancock has reiterated his support for maximising the use of pharmacists' clinical skills.

Almost 400 pharmacists leave profession amid funding pressures

Nearly 400 community pharmacists in Northern Ireland have left the profession in the last two years according to a survey.

Cat M prices to increase from August

Category M reimbursement prices will increase by £15 million a month from August, the DHSC has said.

GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

A new DH consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals provides an opportunity for a ‘robust and open’ discussion, the GPhC said

‘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

Prioritise patient safety, NPA and PDA urge DH

Adopt a patient safety ‘pledge’ before changing requirements around the supervision of medicines supply, the organisations urged the DH

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