GMLPC and PSNC Weekly Summaries 5/03/21

GMLPC and PSNC Weekly Summaries 5/03/21

March 5, 2021

GMLPC Newsletters

Monday Memo: Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 01/03/21 – Click here.

  • Election Reminder
  • PQS Part 2 Reminder
  • Important PQS Part 2 Updates
  • PQS Part 2 2020/21 Overview
  • PQS Part 2 2020/21 – Weekly Breakdown
  • PQS 2020/21 Part 2 – GMLPC’s Recap of the 5 Domains
  • Further Guidance and Resources
  • Additional Guidance on PSNC’s PQS Hub

Wednesday Newsletter 03/03/21 – Click here.

Key Updates
•   New! Call for Pharmacy Technicians and Dispensing Staff to Join PPE Panel
•   New! GM Healthcare Academy: New Training Opportunities
•   Review Steering Group (RSG) Engagement Sessions – Tuesday 9th March
•   COVID-19 Vaccinations for Pharmacy Staff
•   Flu Season 2021/22 Stock Ordering
•   DMS: Toolkit, E-Learning Modules, and FAQ’s
•   GP CPCS Updates
•   Lateral Flow Test Reporting for Covid-19 Testing

Important Notifications

•   New! Covid-19: Myth-busting Resources
•   New! Information on the Covid-19 vaccination available in different languages
•   Test and Trace: Additional Guidance and Contacts
•   NHSE/I Contractor Guidance: Pharmacy Closures and Changes to Opening Hours
•   Community Pharmacy Covid SOPs
•   COVID-19 Update – Safety Measures for Community Pharmacies

Locality News: What’s Happening in Your Area
•  New! Salford – CURE referrals
•  New! Salford – Sexual Health Needs Assessment
•  Rochdale – Ask for ANI
•  Oldham – Palliative Care Stockholding Service – Out of Hours
•  New! TCAM Update

Reminders and Surveys
•   Sit Rep Tool
•   National Covid-19 Testing
•   Support Webinars

Other News and Useful Resources
•   New! NHS Service Finder – Useful resources
•   New! Prescription Charge Increase
•   Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Drug Notifications
•   MHRA Drug Safety Update
•   Drug Updates

Training, Events and Information
•   New! Manchester Surge Testing Webinar Video Recording
•   PSNC Wellbeing Workshop
•   GMHCA Resources, Training, and Webinars

PSNC Daily Updates 

Daily Update 04/03/21 – click here.

  • PSNC summary briefing on the Integration and Innovation DHSC White Paper
  • PSNC and LPC joint MP briefing events
  • Repaglinide supply disruption alert

Daily Update 03/03/21 – click here.

  • PSNC Budget response
  • Changes to EPS token submission

Daily Update 02/03/21 – click here.

  • CEO’s blog
  • Community Pharmacy News
  • Review Steering Group engagement event
  • Submission of SSP claims using tokens

Daily Update 01/03/21 – click here.

  • Final day to claim for PQS part 2 payment
  • Collaborative working between pharmacy and local football stadium to deliver C-19 vaccinations
  • MHRA Easyhaler Salbutamol Sulfate recall




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