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Coronavirus (COVID-19) news for dispensing contractors

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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.

Temporary suspension of submission of certain EPS tokens

7th December 2020 Information about temporary suspension of submission of certain EPS tokens.

Amendment to the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) and Part XVI Notes on Charges

30th October 2020 Following the publication of Amended Directions the determination for CPCS has been updated.

PPE Portal registration

13th October 2020 The Department of Health and Social Care encourages and urges all pharmacies to register for the PPE Portal.

The essential pharmaceutical service – ensuring home delivery during the COVID-19 outbreak and the Community Pharmacy Home Delivery Service during the COVID-19 outbreak Advance Service

25th September 2020 DHSC has announced the determinations for payment for the COVID-19 essential pharmaceutical delivery service.

Ordering community pharmacy PPE supplies using the PPE portal

24th September 2020 DHSC has increased order limits on HM Government’s PPE portal to access COVID-19 PPE free of charge.

Updates to August and September Drug Tariff

28th August 2020

Pharmacy Quality Scheme

Pharmacy contractors should note for PQS 2020/21 Part 2, for the

PPE Portal for community pharmacies

3rd August 2020 From Wednesday 5 August 2020, community pharmacies will be invited to register on the PPE portal.