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    • 9TH DECEMBER 2019
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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

    • 3RD DECEMBER 2019
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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

    • 19TH NOVEMBER 2019
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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

    • 8TH NOVEMBER 2019
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    Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) Checklist

    Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) Checklist

    As well as the changes already brought in for 2019/20, such as MYS and the CPCS , you will be aware of the changes to the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) beginning soon for 20/21 until 23/24. There are many elements that need attention which can be difficult to manage. We hope you find the following

    • 1ST NOVEMBER 2019
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    Manage Your Service (MYS)

    Manage Your Service (MYS)

    The Manage your service (MYS) portal is an online platform which will replace the current paper-based processes. It is also a platform that provides access to a range of useful services, and it is in your interest to register. Have you registered? Please refer to the information here  for further details.

    • 29TH OCTOBER 2019
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    Community Pharmacy Consultation Service

    Community Pharmacy Consultation Service

    The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) has launched today (29th October 2019) as an Advanced Service. The service, which will replace the NUMSAS and DMIRS pilots, will connect patients who have a minor illness or need an urgent supply of a medicine with a community pharmacy. Are You Ready? Please refer to the CPCS document pack here for further

    • 15TH OCTOBER 2019
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    Which is the right PCN for your Pharmacy?

    Which is the right PCN for your Pharmacy?

    In order to move forward with the PQS 2019/20 PCN domain criteria, please see below the Middlesex Pharmaceutical Group LPCs’ 5 recommended steps/actions. Process:   SELECT your LPC from above CLICK on the PCN tab – where you will see a table of PCN GP Practice Structures compiled by the LPC IDENTIFY the PCN your

    • 13TH AUGUST 2019
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    TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines)

    TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines)

    TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines) is a national initiative being facilitated by ICHP and Oxford Academic Health Science Networks to ensure patients get medicines support after leaving hospital when community pharmacy services and advice can make a difference. It involves a copy of the hospital discharge summary (referral) being sent by the hospital pharmacy

    • 15TH JULY 2019
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    DMIRS Training for Brent and Harrow

    DMIRS Training for Brent and Harrow

    The LPC is pleased to let you know that the DMIRS training module is now live for your LPC area.  It covers all you need to know to implement the service and to ensure all the team are trained. Included  is a link to the SonarHealth website where they have useful guides etc to help.

    • 5TH APRIL 2019
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    Lung Health Checks in Barnet, Enfield & Haringey

    Lung Health Checks in Barnet, Enfield & Haringey

    • GPs in Barnet Enfield and Haringey will be inviting people aged 55-77 for a free Lung Health Check. At the check, people may be offered a CT scan of their lungs and be asked to give a blood sample, as part of a research project called the SUMMIT Study. • The Lung Health Check