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20/05/2022

Superintendent update: DHSC has issued a number of SSPs following a significant ongoing disruption to the supply of HRT medicines

19/05/2022

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 ban some single use plastics and polystyrene from being supplied in the course of business from the 1st June 2022. Information on how your pharmacy can comply with the legislation is available

19/05/2022

This template SOP must be tailored/prepared and approved/signed off by the superintendent pharmacist /pharmacy contractor before being used/implemented. This should be reviewed regularly and following any significant incident or change to the service.

18/05/2022

Pharmacy contractors are required to complete and submit the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (version 4) 2021/22 by 30 June 2022

18/05/2022

NHS prescription charge frozen for the rest of 2022/23

17/05/2022

Following a 12-week consultation gathering feedback on hearings being held remotely, the GPhC Council agrees a permanent rule change to allow this to continue

17/05/2022

The NPA welcomes proposals for the Pharmaceutical Society NI to establish a register for pharmacy technicians. We believe that this will be an important step in enabling the delivery of more pharmacy services throughout the profession, but recognise that there must be urgent activity on the outstanding actions to address workforce pressures for pharmacists in the DoH Pharmacy Workforce Review…

17/05/2022

12/05/2022

Latest information on medicine availability.

11/05/2022

Pharmacies providing pharmacy services at a distance including via the internet: NPA Checklist and Risk assessment and risk reduction template launch