Some contractors are “losing tens of thousands of pounds” due to errors made when submitting EPS claims, a PSNC official has said.
PSNC chief Simon Dukes reminds pharmacists unhappy with the five-year deal not to forget about annual reviews.
The review will explore issues such as how the support offered by PSNC and LPCs could be improved.
A number of pharmacies have reported being “surprised” at some of the CPCS cases referred to them by NHS 111 call handlers.
NPA, PSNC and the RPS launch the Community Pharmacy Manifesto.
Flu vaccinations at 85pc of 2018-19 levels by early November.
The number of community pharmacies consolidating into a single premises has risen slowly but steadily since 2016.
The cross-sector Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group has developed new medicines safety audit guidance.
The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group and PSNC release two pharmacy quality scheme resources.
Deputy chief pharmaceutical officer Bruce Warner said CPCS is a “step change” in the way people access community pharmacists.
"A number of pharmacies" are making incorrectly endorsed claims for medicines dispensed through the shortage protocols.
The question of whether the new settlement is a good deal or a bad one is “irrelevant,” the panel said.
“It is to us as a sector” to discuss issues like consolidation and the Pharmacy Access Scheme, he argued.
The monthly ‘transitional payments’ are being made to help community pharmacies prepare for a more services-based role.
PSNC wants an independent review to determine how effectively it and LPCs are working for contractors.
NPA vice-chair Andrew Lane warns the five-year community pharmacy settlement may fail to prevent the closure of pharmacies.
“Urgent negotiations” are taking place between the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and the Government.
Community pharmacies will trial a new service to help meet the Government's ambitious disease prevention targets.
The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.
Pharmacy fees for the 2019-20 flu vaccination service have increased to £9.58 – an increase of 10p on 2011-19.