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Hints and Tips Issue 40 (July 2020 edition) out now

Issue 40 of NHS Prescription Services Hints & Tips for dispensing contractors is now available to read on the NHS Business Services Authority's (NHSBSA's) website.

This edition of Hints & Tips features:

  • Electronic notifications for urgent supply rolled out to community pharmacies
  • End of the pandemic delivery service - UPDATED ND EXTENDED TO 31 AUGUST
  • Declaration of emergency requiring the flexible provision of pharmaceutical services
  • Updates to July 2020 Drug Tariff
  • Pharmacy Quality Scheme 2020/21
  • Guides and best practice including how to use the FS endorsement, accessing patient data to maximise eRD, centrally supplied vaccines, and submitting requisitions and private prescriptions for controlled drugs

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Contact Information

Kate Blush

Senior Media and Campaigns Officer

NHS Business Services Authority


Notes to editors

About the NHS Business Services Authority

The NHS Business Services Authority is a Special Health Authority and an Arm’s Length Body of the Department of Health and Social Care which provides a range of critical central services to NHS organisations, NHS contractors, patients and the public. Its purpose is to be a catalyst for better health and its vision is to be the delivery partner of choice for the NHS. For more information about the NHSBSA, please visit www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk