PSNC Briefings 2012

Published on: 30th July 2013 | Updated on: 15th March 2022

As part of the of support services it offers, PSNC often sends out briefings to LPCs and pharmacy contractors.

The briefings PSNC sent out in 2012 are archived below.

If you have any questions on the briefings, please contact the relevant PSNC team member as indicated.

PSNC Briefing 103/12: BBC News Investigation into Illegal Sale of POMs
Key messages for LPCs and contractors following an investigation into the illegal sale of prescription medicines by community pharmacies.

PSNC Briefing 101/12: ‘Think Pharmacy’ Engagement Event
A write-up of an engagement event organised by a confederation of 7 LPCs in Manchester which may be useful for LPCs looking to hold similar events to engage with local commissioners.

PSNC Briefing 083/12: EPS R2 Communications: Helping contractors to plan for deployment generated (October 2012)
A briefing outlining the importance of pharmacies going live with EPSR2 having access to local information, and being advised how investing time in preparing is crucial.

PSNC Briefing 042/12: Commissioning Primary Care services (July 2012)
This PSNC Briefing summarises Securing excellence in commissioning primary care which was published by the NHS Commissioning Board in June 2012.

PSNC Briefing 039/12: Corporate Tax Update (June 2012)
This PSNC Briefing concerns updates to new guidance issued by HMRC.

PSNC Briefing 022/12: Drug Tariff Simplification Changes – April 2012 (March 2012)
This PSNC Briefing outlined the expected Drug Tariff changes implemented in April and July 2012.

PSNC Briefing 004/12: JSNA and JHWS (January 2012)
This PSNC Briefing provides background information on Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWSs).

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