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Patient Nomination of a Dispensing Site

...nomination patient information leaflet/consent forms which are available to purchase. (back to top) Nomination SOP In their Good Dispensing Guidelines, the RPSGB confirmed a requirement that pharmacies should put in place a SOP for Nomination. This is to ensure that nomination is communicated consistently to patients, and is captured in an auditable way so that, if challenged, processes are in place to back up information following on from a cu...

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IG Frequently Asked Questions

...S IG requirements therefore have a specific focus on either digital or hardcopy information. Q. Are the template SOPs good enough to comply with the NHS Requirements? A. The template SOPs have been developed by PSNC and the RPSGB with support from the Department of Health, NHS Connecting for Health and NHS Employers. They have undergone two phases of consultation led by the PSNC. A contractor would have to review the template and consider whethe...

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Contract Monitoring

...pt the concentration of pharmacy staff in the provision of care to patients. (back to top) Monitoring the use of SOPs The Essential Service specifications require the pharmacy to have appropriate SOPs for dispensing, repeat dispensing and support for self-care. Monitoring compliance requires only the determination of whether the pharmacy has an appropriate SOP. It does not require the AT to carry out a detailed analysis of the content of the SOPs...

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Providing the NMS

1) Standard Operating Procedure All pharmacies providing the NMS must have a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in place for the service. A template SOP can be downloaded from the NPA website. 2) Obtaining patient consent The service specification for the NMS says that written consent needs to be obtained from patients. The wording of a consent declaration which must be used in any consent forms is detailed in the document below. NMS and MUR pat...

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Deploying EPS Release 2

QUICK LINKS EPS main page Deployment Controls Deciding when to upgrade to EPS R2 Selecting a supplier Connecting to N3 Training Obtaining Smartcards GP-Pharmacy Engagement  Patient Communication Where can I obtain? From choosing a system and arranging staff training to engaging with GP practice staff and considering how best to communicate with patients, it is important to plan for deployment of EPS Release 2. This se...

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IG Templates

QUICK LINKS Requirement 114 Requirement 115 Requirement 116 Requirement 117 Requirement 119 Requirement 212 Requirement 213 Requirement 214 Requirement 304 Requirement 316 Requirement 317 Requirement 318 Requirement 319 Requirement 320 Requirement 321 Requirement 322 Other Templates ordered by Numbering used in Workbook The Templates can be viewed below in order of requirement number or by order of th...

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Pharmacy Fees and Allowances

Funding for the contractual framework is distributed through various fees and allowances along with a guaranteed element of retained margin. These relate to both Essential and Advanced services. Essential Services Advanced Services Individual pharmacies’ income may vary according to the mix of products dispensed and the numbers of additional fees earned, for example, for dispensing controlled drugs and expensive prescription items. The fol...

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Distance Selling Pharmacies

...ntial services to a person who is present at the pharmacy, or in the vicinity of it. In addition, the pharmacy’s SOPs must provide for the Essential services to be provided safely and effectively without face to face contact with any member of staff on the premises. NHS England could ask for sight of the SOPs when considering an application to satisfy itself that the conditions will be met. A distance selling pharmacy receives a prescription via...

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Appliance Use Review (AUR)

QUICK LINKS Conditions to fulfil before conducting AURs Requirements when providing an AUR Related resources Appliance Use Review (AUR) is the second Advanced service to be introduced into the NHS community pharmacy contract. AURs can be carried out by a pharmacist or a specialist nurse in the pharmacy or at the patient’s home. AURs should improve the patient’s knowledge and use of any ‘specified appliance’ by:...