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Coronavirus (COVID-19) news for dispensing contractors

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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.

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.