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Coronavirus (COVID-19) news for dispensing contractors

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Extension of temporary suspension of submission of certain EPS tokens

30th June 2021 The requirement for community pharmacies to submit certain EPS tokens has been suspended.

Extension of temporary suspension of the need for signatures on prescriptions, dental and ophthalmic forms

30th June 2021 An extension to an existing temporary measure in England to help limit the transmission of COVID-19

The Pharmaceutical Services (Advanced and Enhanced Services and Emergency Declaration) (Amendment) (England) Directions 2021

29th June 2021 The declaration of emergency requiring the flexible provision of pharmaceutical services will now be extended.

Reimbursement of Covid-19 costs incurred by pharmacy contractors and recovery of the uplift to the advance payments received between 1 April 2020 and 1 July 2020

25th June 2021 Community Pharmacy contractors can now submit claims for the additional costs due to Covid-19.

Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service

29th March 2021 New Secretary of State Directions introduce Community Pharmacy COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Se...

Extension of Temporary suspension of submission of certain EPS tokens

29th March 2021 From December 2020, there has been a suspension of the requirement for community pharmacies to submit...

Essential pharmaceutical service – fee ensuring home delivery during the Covid-19 outbreak

15th March 2021 The fee for ensuring home delivery during the Covid-19 outbreak is being redetermined.

Reimbursement for PPE costs incurred within community pharmacy and DACs during the Covid-19 pandemic response

23rd December 2020 From 1 January 2021, pharmacy contractors will be eligible to claim for PPE that was purchased between...

25% increase in PPE Portal order limits over the Christmas period

8th December 2020 DHSC has increased PPE Portal order limits by 25% as of Tuesday 8 December until at least the 4 January.