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Dispensing

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Work starts on independent hub & spoke facility in Leeds

Work on a large-scale dispensing hub for independent pharmacies is to start “immediately,” HubRx has said. 

Insight: Dispensing payment system is broken

Alexander Humphries recently asked at what point a script is dispensed – prompting strong feedback. Here he examines a broken system. 

Insight: When is a script dispensed?

We were recently sent a prescription that wasn’t meant for us. It was for an old patient who had moved away but we dispensed it in good faith thinking he was back in the area...

Sheffield pharmacy claims it is first to go fully paperless

Foxhill Pharmacy in Sheffield claims it has become the first pharmacy in the UK to go paperless, having switched to a cloud-based system.

Opinion: Hub and spoke is back on the agenda

There is to be another consultation on hub and spoke dispensing... probably because the first one didn’t give the Government the answer it wanted, says PM’s deputy editor Arthur Walsh 

DHSC announces 'full consultation' on hub & spoke

There will be a consultation on hub and spoke working for all community pharmacies in England, pharmacy minister Jo Churchill has said.

Hub & spoke still poses risks, report finds

The hub and spoke model poses significant risks that need to be addressed, sector stakeholders have found.

Superdrug uses robots for new medicine pouching service

Superdrug has launched a new automated medication pouching service, using a dispensing robot to assemble patients’ pills.

Hub and spoke being introduced by the back door?

The Medicines and Medical Devices Bill is needed to return to UK ministers the powers they need once we leave the EU… but why did the Government pick hub and spoke as an example of a future legislative change, wonders contractor Steve Mosley

Independents’ hub & spoke facility to go live in 2022

A new facility aimed at giving independent pharmacies access to hub and spoke technology is expected to commence operations in early 2022.

P2U founder launches hub & spoke facility for independents

Pharmacy2U founder Daniel Lee has announced plans for an £8m dispensing facility he claims will “level the playing field” between independents and multiples.

March ‘busiest ever month for pharmacy’ NHS data reveals

Pharmacies in England dispensed a record 93 million items in March, NHS BSA data shows, making it the sector’s busiest ever month.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

Well to dispense 43 million prescriptions from central hub

Well Pharmacy expects to dispense about 43.2 million prescriptions annually via a central hub based in Stoke-on-Trent.

New PMR first to receive NHS accreditation in 10 years

Invatech Health's newly accredited Titan PMR is now available to pharmacies in England and Wales.



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