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Most contractors now using Real Time Exemption Checking

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has reported that more than half of pharmacies are now using Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC).

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Improvements to the MYS portal

Want to have your say and help improve the Manage Your Service (MYS) portal?

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NHS Business Services Authority Contact Centre wins at awards

The NHS Business Services Authority Customer Contact Services department had a successful night at the recent North East Contact Centre Awards (NECCA) winning not one but three awards for their work over the past year.

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NHSBSA publishes ‘Prescribing Costs in Hospital and the Community 2020-21 – England’ report

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has published its Prescribing Costs in Hospitals and the Community 2020-21 statistical report.

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NHS Business Services Authority announces net zero commitments

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is announcing its commitments to support the Greener NHS ambition today which is Health Day at the UN’s climate action conference COP26. [Thursday 4 November]

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Report published on extent of pharmacy services in England

NHS Business Services Authority has today published figures on activity carried out by community pharmacies and appliance contractors in England.

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NHS organisation wins prestigious finance award

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), which has its headquarters in Newcastle, has won the esteemed Public Finance Award’s Finance Team of the Year (Health) 2021 accolade.

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Universal Credit – check to see if you’re entitled to free NHS healthcare

People claiming Universal Credit are being encouraged to check if they’re exempt from paying certain NHS charges.

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Newcastle NHS organisation named top diversity and inclusion employer in UK healthcare

Newcastle-based NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has been named best overall out of 136 organisations that took part in the Employers network for equality and inclusion (enei) benchmarking. It is also one of 12 organisations to achieve the gold award.

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NHS releases latest stats on mental health medicines

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has released its latest data via the Medicines Used in Mental Health report, covering April to June 2021.

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NHS Business Services Authority named top diversity and inclusion employer in UK healthcare

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has been named number one out of 136 organisations that took part in the enei (employers network for equality and inclusion) TIDE benchmarking. It is also one of 12 organisations to achieve the gold award.

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Signature suspension lifted as updated patient exemption checking guidance released for pharmacy teams

From 1 September 2021, any time a patient makes a declaration that they are entitled to free or reduced cost NHS prescriptions, the pharmacy must ask them to sign the prescription token or FP10 form and to produce evidence.