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PQS: One day left to claim for your Aspiration payment

Community pharmacy contractors have one day left to claim their Aspiration payment for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) as the window for claiming this payment closes tomorrow, Friday 1st November at 11.59pm.

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Variation of Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine

Serious Shortage Protocols for fluoxetine 30mg and fluoxetine 40mg capsules are being varied to extend the end date.

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CPCS goes live

The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) launched on 29th October 2019 as an Advanced Service.

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Withdrawal of Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine 10mg capsule

Following the successful implementation of SSP01, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that sufficient stock is now available of fluoxetine 10mg capsules to supply normal demand.

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NHS Business Services Authority recognised at technology awards

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has won two categories at the Dynamites 19 Awards, which celebrates the rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector.

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EPS reaches 70% milestone

Electronic prescriptions now account for over 70% of all prescriptions issued in England for the first time ever.

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Universal electronic prescriptions could save NHS £300m in next three years

Prescription processing is to become digital by default as the final phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is rolled out across the country.

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SSPs issued for Fluoxetine

This October, the government has agreed a serious shortage protocol (SSP) for the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant Fluoxetine, in an effort to cope with shortages.

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MASTA confirms changes to the seasonal flu vaccination

From October 2019, the MASTA entry for the seasonal flu vaccine will be removed from your MYS claim form.

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Digital prescription prepayment certificate uptake hits 1m mark

The number of customers applying online for a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) has hit the one million mark, saving more than £390,000 for the NHS so far.

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NHSBSA and partners Taulia win fintech project management award

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) and partners Taulia have won the ‘Best Fintech Implementation Project Management’ category at the well recognised Bobsguide Partnership Awards.

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NHS Business Services Authority launches innovative new dental reporting system

An innovative new reporting system aimed at NHS Primary Care Dental Commissioners has launched this week.