• Keeping the pharmacy and staff safe during the pandemic

    Keeping the pharmacy and staff safe during the pandemic

    Please see the comprehensive information from the Metropolitan Police Service on keeping your pharmacy premises secure and staff members safe during the coronavirus pandemic: Security advice for pharmacies from the Met Police

  • Coronavirus National Testing Programme

    Coronavirus National Testing Programme

    The Coronavirus National Testing Programme has now expanded capacity to test other frontline workers. This applies to frontline workers in England and Northern Ireland only, and includes community pharmacy staff who are having to self-isolate, due to having coronavirus-like symptoms or because a member of their household has symptoms. Any employees who think they are

  • Pandemic Delivery Service

    Pandemic Delivery Service

    Middlesex pharmacies should have received this NHS letter describing the new Pandemic Delivery Service, giving the service specification and remuneration details. Since the service was launched with effect from Thursday, 9th April, contractors should note any potential claims under the Advanced Service from and including that date. It is important that you keep a record

  • PPE for Pharmacy Teams

    PPE for Pharmacy Teams

    PPE for Pharmacy teams Following discussion with PSNC, DHSC and NHSE&I are working with Public Health England (PHE) to send free of charge packs of PPE to pharmacies in mid-March; the packs contained 50 masks, 200 aprons and 100 pairs of gloves. If pharmacies did not receive their PPE packs, or if the pack delivered

  • 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