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

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

June 22, 2020

Latest news, information and guidance from LLR LPC, Pharmacy bodies and NHS England & NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) for primary care teams.

1. COVID-19 After care guidance

Guidance has been published about the aftercare needs of inpatients recovering from COVID-19.

The NHS document is designed to support local primary care and community health services as they work with partners to develop recovery/rehabilitation services for patients after they have been discharged following an acute episode of COVID-19.

2. 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.

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

  • Checklist for emergency closures
  • COVID-19 operational pressure on independent pharmacies: May 2020 survey
  • COVID-19 roundtable webinar: The community pharmacy frontline response and where to go next?
  • Flu vaccination Service update
  • Health Education England (HEE) Learning Hub
  • Latest FAQs
  • #LookingAfterYouToo initiative: Coaching support for primary care staff
  • NHSE&I guidance on minimising the infection
  • Pandemic Delivery Service review
  • PSNC CEO message: May 2020 Blog
  • PSNC Weekly news updates
  • Public information posters updated: Face coverings
  • Ranitidine 150mg tablets May 2020 price concession redetermined
  • Share your innovative ways of working: NHSE&I survey
  • Social distancing & infection control procedures review required

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

  • 8th May Bank Holiday payments; one week left to claim
  • CPCS Referrals hit 300,000
  • Dexamethasone cannot be parallel exported from UK
  • Evorel products availability update
  • Facemasks and Face coverings guidance
  • GPhC advises pharmacies to review risks
  • June price concessions
  • Latest FAQs
  • Matt Hancock thanks community pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Representation Review published
  • PSNC COVID-19 FAQ library update
  • PSNC Audit: Community pharmacy consultations to be recorded w/c 29th June to aid funding negotiations
  • REMINDER: Share your innovative ways of working: NHSE&I survey
  • Social distancing risk assessment template updated

PSNC COVID-19 daily updates:


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