Reminder: One week left to claim £300 payment for adjustments to support social distancing

Reminder: One week left to claim £300 payment for adjustments to support social distancing

July 30, 2020

Community pharmacy contractors have ONE week left to claim payment the £300 payment for the adjustments to support social distancing i.e. the installation of bollards, physical barriers or screens as the window for claiming this payment closes on, 5th August 2020 at 11.59pm.

The majority of contractors will have received this payment on 1st May 2020. Whilst it was not itemised on the FP34 Schedule of Payments, the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has sent letters to contractors confirming the payment. Any contractors who have temporarily closed their pharmacy for more than two weeks since 31st March 2020 but made adjustments for social distancing prior to or shortly after the closure, will need to claim the £300 payment by 5th August 2020 using the appropriate NHSBSA claim form. The claim form must be signed by the contractor and submitted via email to nhsbsa.contractorpayments@nhs.net.

Payments for costs of adjustments during the Covid-19 pandemic as outlined above do not apply to distance selling premises.

 



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