This is an announcement on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI):
NHS Test and Trace has confirmed the extension of both the Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service (Pharmacy Collect) and the Medicines Delivery Service for self-isolating patients from 1 July. The Pharmacy Collect service has been extended until 29 August 2021 and the Medicines Delivery Service until 30 September 2021.
Please note that the Medicines Delivery Service for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) patients ended on 31st March 2021. From July 2021 onwards, any claims entered in the CEV field will not be processed.
Thank you to community pharmacy for your continued support in providing these vital services to your communities and keeping patients safe.