PSNC and NHSE&I have agreed that community pharmacy contractors in England will be funded for opening at Easter at a rate of £250 per hour.
NHS England has announced this evening that community pharmacies in England will be expected to be open at Easter.
Four community pharmacy representative organisations have issued a joint statement on Easter opening hours in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
An uplift of £300 million in total over the next two months will be made to English community pharmacy contractors’ ‘advance payments’.
PSNC has said that it has been in urgent discussions with the DHSC and NHSE&I on the support and measures needed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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An NHS Digital service which enables information about flu vaccinations to be sent electronically from pharmacies to GP practices has been rolled out.
The 5 year deal in England is in its 2nd year now & has heralded an announcement about a discharge referral service from hospital to community pharmacy
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising those who are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication not to consume CBD products.
Healthcare professionals can now use EMIS Web to report suspected adverse drug reactions to the MHRA.