Pharmacy Negotiating Body (PSNC) Seeks JR on Government Consultation Process

Submitted by LPC Office on 1 December 2016 - 5:19pm

The pharmacy negotiating body (PSNC) has today announced that it is seeking an expedited Judical Review of the Governments consultation process (which commenced with an open letter published on 17th December 2015) ahead of the imposition of funding cuts and other reforms that have come into effect today (1st December 2016).

Full details of the grounds put forward for the Judicial Review can be found here

NHSE Announces Urgent Medicine Advanced Service Pilot

Submitted by LPC Office on 1 December 2016 - 12:12pm

NHS England has released details of the pilot Advanced service.

This is a phased pilot and the only local area identified so far in the scheduled role out is the Isle of Wight (Phase 4, scheduled for March 2017). The full details of the pilot service can be found here

SELF CARE WEEK 14th-20th NOVEMBER

Submitted by LPC Office on 17 November 2016 - 12:06pm

Here are some links to some Self Care Week Resources and the Staywell This Winter Campaign for your information.

New eRepeat Dispensing Support Materials

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 11 November 2016 - 9:45am

A new range of tools have been released by NHS Digital to support the understanding and usage of electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD) by prescribers, dispensers and patients. Please see the links below for the relevant information:

 

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