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January | 29/01/2021

Deadline reminders, claiming payments, NHS DMS - NPA resources launched including template SOP, key updates on COVID-19 (testing, vaccinations including legal mechanisms, professional indemnity and insurance, vaccine comparison chart), patient safety and COVID-19 RIDDOR reporting, Kickstart scheme, GPhC registration assessment and IR35.

January | 29/01/2021

NPA board member and owner of Hollowood Chemists, Raj Patel, today joined a virtual discussion with Chancellor Rishi Sunak and young people participating in the government’s Kickstart employment scheme.

January | 27/01/2021

DHSC has issued guidance on the minimum standards for COVID-19 testing in relation to ‘Test to Release for international travel’ aimed at private sector providers.

January | 27/01/2021

The NPA have published a new standard operating procedure (SOP) for use by Scottish NPA members with the new COVID-19:NHS Medicines Delivery Service

January | 26/01/2021

The PSNC’s Pharmacy Advice Audit can be completed on any day in week commencing 25 January 2021

January | 22/01/2021

IMPORTANT UPDATE - SSPs issued for fluoxetine capsules 30mg and Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg have been extended – England and Wales

January | 21/01/2021

Sixty-five more covid-19 vaccination sites are going live over the coming days, in pharmacies and other pharmacist-led sites across England. 

January | 20/01/2021

Scottish Government (SG) and Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) have announced a new funded NHS Community pharmacy medicine delivery service, which will run from 18th January to the end of March, and may be extended, to support community pharmacy to manage their workload and risk from the Coronavirus pandemic.

January | 19/01/2021

Latest updated NPA malaria prophylaxis information leaflet – available now

January | 19/01/2021

The temporary VAT zero rate for the supply of PPE ended on 31 October 2020; therefore, from 1 November 2020, VAT on PPE was resumed at 20%.