• Pharmacy Operations During The Pandemic – FAQs

    Pharmacy Operations During The Pandemic – FAQs

    The LPC has put together its own guidance on the frequently asked questions around pharmacy operations during the Coronavirus crisis. In addition, the PSNC has published an update:  https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/covid-19-update-pqs-pharmacy-services-and-payments/ Common FAQs Can I restrict the number of people/patients coming in to the pharmacy at any one time? The LPC would suggest that it is unsafe

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  • GPHC Statements

    GPHC Statements

    The GPHC have published a joint statement with other statutory regulators of health and care professionals about how they will continue to regulate in light of the coronavirus (Covid-19). In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the GPHC have also published a statement regarding their change in approach to inspections of pharmacies.

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  • Business Continuity Plans

    Business Continuity Plans

    As there is an increased likelihood of the Covid-19 Coronavirus having more of an impact in the next few weeks, contractors are advised to give particular attention to the plan in place in the likelihood of 1 or more members of the pharmacy team being absent, including possibly the regular Pharmacist. If you have vulnerable

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  • Asthma advice during Coronavirus

    Asthma advice during Coronavirus

    March 2020 At the moment it may be difficult for you to see a doctor about your asthma, but it is very important at this time to get your asthma as well controlled as possible. This means if you do catch a virus your lungs can deal with it better. This information is to try

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  • Covid-19 Government Plans

    Covid-19 Government Plans

    Government plans The government has published an action plan detailing how it will handle the potential spread of the Covid – 19 Coronavirus in the UK. This document sets out what the UK has done so far, and what plans are in place to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, based on current experience dealing with

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  • Covid – 19 Coronavirus

    Covid – 19 Coronavirus

    Government plans The government has published an action plan detailing how it will handle the potential spread of the Covid – 19 Coronavirus in the UK. This document sets out what the UK has done so far, and what plans are in place to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, based on current experience dealing with

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  • BARNET – Keeping well this Winter

    BARNET – Keeping well this Winter

    Increasing pressures are put on A&E. It is crucial that patients and the public know what service is best to choose. Faster and better treatment can be obtained by choosing the right NHS service. This will help reduce the pressure on emergency services. Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group has published a leaflet containing information about health

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  • Out Of Pocket Expenses

    Out Of Pocket Expenses

    A reminder: Pharmacy contractors are able to claim OOP as per Part II, Clause 12 of the Drug Tariff which states: ‘Where, in exceptional circumstances, out-of-pocket expenses have been incurred in obtaining a drug, appliance or chemical reagent other than those priced in Part VIIIA Category A and M, Part VIIIB, Part IXA, Part IXR of the Tariff and all

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  • Community Pharmacy Deadline Tracker December 2019

    Community Pharmacy Deadline Tracker December 2019

    Overwhelmed with all the changes? Try the monthly task tracker to help keep you ahead of your quality payments and to meet local and national deadlines for December 2019. December tracker

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  • NHSMail – Obtain & Maintain

    NHSMail – Obtain & Maintain

    Obtain: If you want to obtain a shared NHSmail account for your pharmacy, you can do this via the NHSmail registration portal. Working through this process will include the creation of up to three personal NHSmail accounts which will be used to access the shared NHSmail account. The process is explained in PSNC Briefing 058.17 How to

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