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CMS Ready Reckoner (22/8/2016) is now available to download.
If you have any questions about the Ready Reckoner please email Emma Taylor.
The 2017/18 Independent Prescriber and Conversion Courses – Application Process
The next courses are now open for application. Details can be found by clicking the link above, including contact information for NES should you require further support.
Workforce and Technology working Group latest update on technology grant process.
CMS Ready Reckoner (15/8/2016) is now available to download.
The majority of our members will be aware that for the 16/17 winter flu season the Scottish Government has entered into arrangements for procurement and distribution through NSS National Procurement. The community pharmacy network is therefore no longer responsible for procurement and distribution of vaccines to GP practices on behalf of the NHS.
The Operational Logbook for August 2016 is now available to download.
The stoma service specification has been updated by National Procurement effective from 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2018.
This Circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards of an amendment to the Drug Tariff from 1 August 2016 in relation to the Gluten Free Food Service (GFFS).
This Circular encloses revised Directions and a revised service specification for the Minor Ailment Service (MAS). We have produced a statement to go alongside the release of the MAS circular.
The following Communication has been sent out regarding the production of e-schedules for May payments from Pharmacy Payments with the following:-
“The payment for May paid July will not be affected, and will be in your bank at the end of the month. Processing delays will mean that the e-schedule will be sent out in the first week of the month. Once again, this will not affect your payment which will be made in July, and it is only the e-schedule which will be produced at the beginning of the month.”
If you require further information or support from CPS about this please get in touch with Emma Taylor - email@example.com or 0131 466 3540
This advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards of an amendment to the Drug Tariff from 1 August 2016 in relation to the Gluten Free Food Service (GFFS).
Community Pharmacy Scotland's Monthly Mailing for August 2016