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DHSC announces second list of November concessions today

The DHSC has today announded the second wave of price concessions for November.

Over-50s flu jabs to begin on December 1

DHSC will advise which wholesalers have been allocated stock via the NHSBSA website.

First wave of November concessions includes Ciprofloxacin

The Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the first wave of concessions for November.

PSNC clarifies DH comments on Covid-19 payments

The PSNC has issued a clarification concerning comments made by a Department of Health spokesperson on Covid-19 funding for pharmacies.

Minister thanks pharmacies but is silent on funding

Pharmacy minister Jo Churchill expressed her gratitude to community pharmacies for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.   

Over 1.7m reached by Test and Trace claims Government

The government claims over 1.7 million people have been reached through its test and trace programme.  

Wholesaler talks still holding up flu jab orders

Pharmacies received guidance on Friday explaining how to order flu jabs - but are still unable to place orders. 

Hydrocortisone on second list of concessions for October

The DHSC announced the second wave of concessions for October on Friday - 23 days into the month.  

Unlicensed US flu jab approved for temporary use in UK

An unlicensed flu vaccine used in the US for the past three winters has been granted temporary authorisation for the UK.

Government PPE portal now main provider for pharmacies

The portal – once intended as a top-up system only – is now to be the primary source of PPE for community pharmacies.

Pharmacists allowed to give unlicensed Covid vaccines after law change

Pharmacists will be able to provide unlicensed Covid-19 vaccines to patients, the Government said as it set out new legal changes.

Pharmacy Brexit forum airs supply chain worries

At a recent meeting of the PSNC's Brexit forum the focus was on medicines supply and the risk that doctors may issue extended prescriptions.

Priadel supplies to continue after watchdog probe launches

Essential Pharma has agreed to continue supplying the drug to the NHS after the UK competition watchdog launched an investigation.

Lorazepam in extremely limited supply until December

Lorazepam will be in limited supply until December, the PSNC has warned.

1 in 8 in England tested for coronavirus

One in eight people in England have now been tested for coronavirus “at least once” since the Government testing service was launched.

Boots stops flu bookings for over-65s as stock worries mount

Boots has stopped taking new bookings for its flu vaccination service for people aged 65 and over.

We will run out of flu vaccines next week, warns independent chain

A superintendent pharmacist has warned his stores will need to start turning away flu jab patients.

Health bodies ask Hancock to stop Priadel withdrawal

Health leaders have written to Matt Hancock urging him to ensure patients continue to have access to bipolar disorder drug Priadel.

Contractors get £10.08 per flu vaccination in 2020-21

PSNC finally reaches agreement on flu jab fee with additional money for out-of-pharmacy vaccinations.

DHSC extends serious shortage protocols for Fluoxetine

The Department of Health and Social Care has extended serious shortage protocols for Fluoxetine.

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