An uplift of £300 million in total over the next two months will be made to English community pharmacy contractors’ ‘advance payments’.
PSNC has said that it has been in urgent discussions with the DHSC and NHSE&I on the support and measures needed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
This year the Government has increased the prescription charge by 15 pence from £9 to £9.15 for each medicine or appliance dispensed.
An NHS Digital service which enables information about flu vaccinations to be sent electronically from pharmacies to GP practices has been rolled out.
The 5 year deal in England is in its 2nd year now & has heralded an announcement about a discharge referral service from hospital to community pharmacy
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising those who are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication not to consume CBD products.
Healthcare professionals can now use EMIS Web to report suspected adverse drug reactions to the MHRA.
PSNC has raised concerns about the impact of the new GP contract on the community pharmacy network in England.
The number of admissions is 6% higher than 2017/18 and 19% higher than a decade ago, according to the Statistics on Alcohol, England 2020.
An NHS electronic system which enables pharmacies to immediately check if a patient is eligible for free prescriptions is being rolled out nationally.