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Diabetes

NHS publishes statistics on diabetes prescriptions

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has published ‘Prescribing for Diabetes – England 2015/16 to 2021/22’ statistics this morning [11 August 2022].

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What to do if you forget your UK GHIC

If you need treatment while you're on holiday but don’t have your UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), you can apply for a Provisional Replacement Certificate (PRC).

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Real Time Exemption Checking - Department for Work and Pensions rollout complete

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) functionality has been successfully rolled out to all pharmacies using Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC).

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NHS releases mental health medicines statistics for 2020-21 in England

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has released annual statistics as well as the latest quarterly summary statistics, covering January - March 2022.

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Prescription costs for England published by the NHS

The annual Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) includes information about the costs and volumes of prescriptions that have been dispensed in England.

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NHS Chief receives CBE

Chief Executive of the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), Michael Brodie, has been awarded a CBE for services to health, particularly during the pandemic, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2022.

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NHS Business Services Authority wins Inspiring Workplaces Award

NHS Business Services Authority, which has headquarters in Newcastle, has come third in the Top 50 of the Inspiring Workplaces Awards and won a a special award for inclusion.

Medicine

New prescribing comparators available to help reduce harm in opioid prescribing

A new dashboard is available from today to help prescribers improve the care and reduce the harm for those taking opioids for the management of chronic, non-cancer pain.

Armed Forces Covenant signing

NHS Business Services Authority CEO signs Armed Forces Covenant as mark of commitment

NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) previous chief executive signed the Armed Forces Covenant in 2018. Now the current chief executive, Michael Brodie, has signed an updated version to show the organisation’s continuing and enduring commitment.

Tell us about your NHS dental care experience

Gathering feedback from NHS dental patients across Wales

Dental patients in Wales are being randomly selected to complete a questionnaire. Responses will be used by the Welsh Government and Public Health Wales to evaluate patient experience. 

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Reminder of changes to your FP34C submissions

This is a reminder that from now, you must use Manage Your Service (MYS) to complete your FP34C submissions.