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  • The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (02/12/2022) granted the following final list of price concessions for November 2022: Drug Pack size Price concession Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets 28 £14.61 Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets 28 £13.27 The DHSC previously announced (30/11/2022) the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price concession Aripiprazole 5mg tablets 28 […]
  • PSNC met last week and considered the critical situation facing many community pharmacy businesses as staffing and other costs continue to rise unchecked. Our ongoing priority is to make strong and urgent representations to Government to seek an emergency funding injection into the sector as well as relief from business rates. We are also discussing […]
  • PSNC Chief Executive Janet Morrison has recorded a video update for community pharmacy contractors following PSNC’s November Committee meeting. Janet opens the video by emphasising that both PSNC staff and Committee Members know how difficult things are at the moment, and says that she wants to give some honest feedback on where the sector is […]
  • Following applications made by PSNC to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), a further 12 products will be re-determined as special container from 1 December 2022. This takes the total number of products granted special container status over the past 2 years to nearly 150 following checks […]
  • Following applications made by PSNC to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), a further 5 new products will be classed as ‘Drugs for which Discount is Not Deducted’ (DND) from 1 December 2022. This takes the total number of products granted DND status over the past […]
  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Bupropion (Zyban®) 150mg modified-release tablets. MSN/2022/100 Tier 3 – high impact Date of issue 1st December 2022 Bupropion (Zyban®) 150mg modified-release tablets will be out of stock until further notice. Various nicotine replacement therapies are available. NICE guidance highlights a range […]