COVID-19: This week’s updates for community pharmacies (2)

COVID-19: This week’s updates for community pharmacies (2)

November 23, 2020

Latest news, information and guidance from LLR LPC and Pharmacy bodies.

Please read the following important updates by reading the individual numbered articles below:

PSNC COVID-19 daily updates – all the latest contractual, operational and practical information

PSNC is working with the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide as much support and guidance as possible to help community pharmacy teams contribute to some of the many challenges that could arise in an epidemic situation.

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PSNC are now publishing daily COVID-19 updates by email to all those that have authorised this news stream feed.

1. Please find below links for last week’s updates which cover the following topics:

  • Asymptomatic NHS staff testing for COVID-19
  • CAS sends test email to community pharmacies
  • Contractor guidance on the suspension of patients signatures on prescription forms
  • COVID-19 cost negotiations update: PSNC rejects initial offer and makes counter proposal
  • COVID-19 vaccinations update
  • Electronic flu notifications rolling out for EMIS GP practices this month
  • GP referrals to CPCS: Engagement and set-up payment
  • Have you signed-up to use NHS Service Finder?
  • Independent Review Update: New Review Steering Group to take forward work on contractor support and representation
  • New NHS Pharmacy Regulations: Explainer articles
  • NHSE&I Community Pharmacy webinar
  • Pharmacovigilance Expert Advisory Group vaccines
  • Preparations for a potential COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Resolved MYS browser access issue

     PSNC COVID-19 daily updates:


2. Please find below links for this week’s updates which cover the following topics:

  • APPG launches inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on pharmacy
  • Changes to Pharmacy Regulations Explained
  • COVID-19 vaccination communications
  • FMD update for contractors
  • Independent Review Update: AIM, CCA and independents nominate members to Review Steering Group (RSG)
  • Latest FAQs
  • List of medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK updated
  • MHRA Drug Safety Update – November 2020
  • New webpage on COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Pandemic brings improved LPC stakeholder relationships
  • PQS Part 2 Evidence Checklist & PharmOutcomes Framework
  • Self-Care week 2020

     PSNC COVID-19 daily updates:


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