• C-19 lateral flow device distribution service

    C-19 lateral flow device distribution service

    Changes to the service specification from 4th October 2021 An amended COVID-19 test kit distribution service will begin from 4 October. As part of the changes, people will be asked to register on gov.uk or by calling 119 for a collect code to pick up test kits. Please refer to the updated specification here. Key

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  • COVID-19 Costs – Claiming period has begun

    COVID-19 Costs – Claiming period has begun

    COVID-19 Costs The PSNC has accepted an offer from the Government/DHSC to reimburse pharmacy contractors for extra costs incurred due to COVID-19, and recovery of advance payments. The six-week period for community pharmacy contractors to claim for the extra costs they incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic began on Monday 5th July 2021. Pharmacies will

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  • Support materials for delivery of COVID 19 vaccinations for people with a learning disability

    Support materials for delivery of COVID 19 vaccinations for people with a learning disability

    You may find the following resources useful. They can help you to guide people with a learning disability and people with autism in a high-risk group, to have safe access to COVID-19 vaccinations: Covid Vaccine film produced by Skills for People and Learning Disability England PHE easy read Covid vaccination leaflet PHE easy read What to expect after

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  • Ordering lateral flow self-testing kits

    Ordering lateral flow self-testing kits

    PSNC Update  10/12/21 Two updates have been published this evening relating to the lateral flow device distribution service. There is likely to be an increase in demand for test kits and the need to review and maximise stock ordering in response to local demand, please see link below: https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/pharmacy-collect-are-you-ready-for-increased-demand/ There is an issue and a

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  • Temporary change in operating hours

    Temporary change in operating hours

    Unplanned temporary suspension of services If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of not being able to open your pharmacy, please complete and send this form  as soon as you are aware that your pharmacy will not be able to open to england.lon-pharmacy@nhs.net. You should also advise any commissioners of services you provide, particularly

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  • Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies

    Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies

    Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies Please see the information below which is a bundle of NHS England documents on Covid-19 vaccination in community pharmacy. This information is available at the links below: A letter to pharmacy contractors Information on the C-19 Enhanced service Information on the community pharmacy C-19 vaccination site designation process Site designation

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  • Prime Minister recognises the important role of pharmacy during a recent visit

    Prime Minister recognises the important role of pharmacy during a recent visit

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a local pharmacy recently where he was welcomed by Sanjay Doegar, owner of Ruislip Manor Pharmacy, Middlesex. Mr Doegar was very pleased to invite the Prime Minister, who was very happy to chat to the pharmacy team and have photos taken. During his visit, the Prime Minister noted that the

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  • Enfield Stands Together

    Enfield Stands Together

    Enfield Stands Together is a community outreach programme, whereby Enfield Council is working with volunteers and firefighters to deliver prescriptions on behalf of those who are self-isolating. They have received over 2000 requests from residents asking for help with collecting prescriptions (courtesy of www.new.enfield.gov.uk) The LPC has liaised with Enfield Voluntary Action to organise the

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  • Volunteer initiatives from Brunel University and The Bike Shed help supply visors to our Pharmacy Teams

    Volunteer initiatives from Brunel University and The Bike Shed help supply visors to our Pharmacy Teams

    With the help of Brunel University and The Bike Shed Community Response Team, we have been able to supply visors to pharmacy teams across Hillingdon and Harrow. Brunel University ‘Made in Brunel’ is a student-led initiative that showcases Brunel’s design talent. They have set up a network of 25 3D-printers in people’s homes and workplaces

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  • Hammersmith & Fulham London Fire Brigade assisting with pharmacy deliveries

    Hammersmith & Fulham London Fire Brigade assisting with pharmacy deliveries

    The LPC has been working together with the H&F London Fire Brigade Service to help with Community Pharmacy Medicine deliveries for those patients who fall outside of the “shielded” medicines scheme recently announced by NHSE & I. This is a truly multi-professional collaboration where everyone has come together to help the vulnerable in need. The

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