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Community pharmacists under “enormous pressure” says PSNC

Contractors face enormous and unreasonable pressure due to supply and pricing issues, PSNC says, as the latest price concessions are announced

NAO investigates generic price hikes

Higher wholesaler margins and a fall in the value of sterling are among the factors cited as potentially contributing to the dramatic price hikes seen last year

Judicial review appeals: Hearing starts

PSNC and NPA are in the Court of Appeal today (May 22) over their Judicial Review cases concerning the funding cuts

PSNC chief executive: “the reality is tough”

PSNC chief executive, Simon Dukes has told contractors that he can see how difficult and uncertain it is for businesses

Data Protection Officers to be needed in all pharmacies

The PSNC is now advising that all community pharmacies regardless of size should appoint a DPO after signs the UK Data Protection Act will require this

Brine makes positive noises about care-based contract

Pharmacy minister writes to APPG in support of a services contract but PSNC still waiting for green light on negotiations

Pharmacy flu jabs up nearly 250k in 2017/18

Community pharmacies delivered nearly a quarter of a million more flu vaccinations in 2017/18 than in the previous year, the latest figures show

Don’t forget March 31 deadline for clinical governance

The deadline for four clinical governance aspects of terms of service for contactors in England is fast approaching

Clinical governance deadlines: PSNC answers your questions

PSNC’s director of operations and support, Gordon Hockey, answers your questions about the upcoming clinical governance deadlines, explaining what your pharmacy needs to do and why

PSNC reassures contractors on flu vaccine stock levels

PSNC has issued a statement to reassure contractors that stocks are still available through the pharmacy wholesaler market

Consultation launched on plans to rein in prescriptions

A consultation on proposals to “rein in prescriptions” for a number of OTC products has been published by NHS England.

PSNC: Scrapping OTC prescriptions will hit low-income families

Proposals to restrict NHS prescriptions for products available over the counter could hit those on low incomes, the PSNC said

PSNC chief executive replacement announced

A new chief executive, Simon Dukes, will take over at PSNC from May

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
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