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September | 28/09/2020

Employers are urged to take note of important new Regulations that came into force in England last night that may have slipped under your radar regarding confirmed cases of testing positive for COVID-19 and the requirement to self-isolate.

September | 25/09/2020

Face coverings are mandatory in shops, including pharmacies, and supermarkets from Friday 24 July 2020.

September | 25/09/2020

The National Pharmacy Association and the Company Chemists’ Association have issued new guidance about maintaining continuity of pharmacy services in the event of crises. With the UK facing a second wave of coronavirus, the organisations are helping their members to plan ahead for all eventualities including staff sickness and COVID-19 lockdowns.

September | 25/09/2020

Updated 25/9/2020: Pharmacies are reminded to complete registration to access the PPE portal so they can order PPE for COVID-19 requirements

September | 25/09/2020

September | 24/09/2020

The Community Pharmacy Gluten Free Food Service enables patients with a confirmed diagnosis of coeliac disease or dermatitis to access staple gluten-free foods in a convenient and cost effective manner from their pharmacy, without the need for GP prescriptions. Only products listed on the GFFS list and local NHS Board formulary can be issued to patients on the NHS.

September | 23/09/2020

Advice on displaying NHS QR codes and collecting details and maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors for the NHS Test and Trace service

September | 23/09/2020

The current rules around Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) during COVID-19 pandemic and how this may affect community pharmacy teams