REMINDER: Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) – Declaration of Competence

REMINDER: Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) – Declaration of Competence

July 19, 2021

PSNC have published an updated news article reminding pharmacist and pharmacy technicians that they must complete the DMS Declaration of Competence before providing DMS.

They are re-repeating this news article (originally highlighted in May) following feedback that the number of completed DMS DoCs are not quite as high as they would like to see considering this is now an Essential service:

Even if pharmacies are not yet receiving referrals, contractors should be ready to provide the service, which includes ensuring staff have completed the relevant training and are competent to offer the service.


More detail was provided in the following LLR LPC website news article:

 



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