Responses to consultations

Responses to consultations

PSNC regularly responds to public consultations undertaken by bodies such as the Department of Health, NHS England and Monitor. Recent responses to consultations are available below:


Response to letter “Community pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond” (May 2016)

Response to the Department of Health consultation on Amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012: ‘Hub and spoke’ dispensing, prices of medicines on dispensing labels, labelling requirements and pharmacists’ exemption (May 2016)

Response to consultation on Visitor and Migrant Cost Recovery – Extending Charging (March 2016)

Response to the Department of Health consultation on the Government’s mandate to NHS England to 2020 (November 2015)

Response to consultation on MHRA regulatory fees – proposals for 01 April 2016 (November 2015)

Response to GP and community pharmacy integration consultation (October 2015)

Response to the Department of Health consultation on Amendments to the statutory scheme to control the prices of branded health service medicines (October 2014)

Response to NHS England’s Discussion Paper for the NHS Standard Contract (September 2014)

Response to the Monitor/NHS England consultation on reimbursement or urgent and emergency care services (September 2014)

Response to Protecting Health and Care Information (August 2014)

Response to the Proposals to include Schedules 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs within the scope of the Electronic Prescription Service (August 2014)

Response to the Department of Health consultation on Proposed Changes to NHS Availability of Erectile Dysfunction Treatments (March 2014)

Written evidence submitted to the ‘Winter Pressures on Health Services’ Inquiry of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Primary Care and Public Health (March 2014)

Response to NHS England’s community pharmacy Call to Action (March 2014)

Response to the HSCIC consultation on the proposed changes to the General Pharmaceutical Services in England publication (January 2014)

HEFCE/HEE – Enabling a sustainable supply of pharmacy graduates: Proposals for consultation (first stage) (November 2013)

NHS England – Improving General Practice – a Call to Action (November 2013)

Home Office Consultation on scheduling of Tramadol and exemptions for Temazepam prescriptions (September 2013)

Department of Health consultation on Refreshing the Mandate to NHS England: 2014-2015 (September 2013)

Department for Transport consultation on drug driving (joint response with Pharmacy Voice) (September 2013)

Department of Health consultation on statutory Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) (July 2013)

Monitor call for evidence on general practice services sector in England (July 2013)

NHS England’s Discussion Paper for Stakeholders, on the NHS Standard Contract for 2014 /15 (July 2013)

Response to the APPG on Primary Care and Public Health NHS inquiry (March 2013)

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