The purpose of the Community Pharmacy Emergency Supply Service is to ensure that patients can access an urgent supply of their regular prescription medicines where they are unable to obtain a prescription before they need to take their next dose. The service may be needed because the patient has run out of a medicine, or because they have lost or damaged their medicines, or because they have left home without them. 

 

New Prescription Charge from 1st April 2015

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 26 March 2015 - 4:47pm

On the 1st April 2015 the prescription charge will increase to £8.20 per item, there is no change to the cost of a Prescription Prepayment  Certificate.

April Drug Tariff 2015: Changes to Fees and Allowances

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 23 March 2015 - 3:38pm

PSNC have today (23rd March) announced a number of changes to fees and allowances that will become effective with the April 2015 Drug Tariff.

Deatils can be found here 

In summary there will be:

Additional Funding Payment in March : Joint PSNC & NHSE Statement

Submitted by Paul Bennett on 23 March 2015 - 2:27pm
PSNC have just announced that contractors will receive additional payment in March .
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