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Advance payments brought forward 20 days after PEPS collapse

Contractors can receive advance payment 20 days earlier on scripts dispensed from October onwards

Antidiabetic prescribing jumps 21% over 5 years

Antidiabetic prescribing rises by more than a fifth in England in five years.

Antidepressants prescribed twice as much in deprived areas

Antidepressant drugs were prescribed to more than twice as many people in the most deprived parts of England compared to the least in 2020-21. 

Positive response to Covid costs deal but long-term concerns persist

Pharmacy bodies have reacted largely positively to the improved terms offered for the reimbursement of Covid costs for pharmacies in England 

Sertraline price hikes see NHS spend rise fourfold

Massive price hikes to the antidepressant saw the NHS spend over six times more on the drug in 2020-21 compared to the previous year. 

Question mark over pharmacy early payment scheme

The future of the Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme is "under consideration," the PSNC has said.

Use of drug shortage protocols rising rapidly, FOI data reveals

Exclusive: The use of SSPs is rising rapidly according to data released under the Freedom of Information Act. 

Three-quarters of pharmacies accessing RTEC

Over three-quarters of pharmacy organisations are now able to access real time exemption checking.

NHS investigating 44 pharmacies over pandemic delivery payments

The NHS is writing to 44 pharmacies in England over their 'unexpectedly' high payment claims for delivering medicines during the pandemic.   

NHS forced to pay pharmacy advances as bank collapses

NHS BSA is in talks with the Government to protect the Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme as finance company Greensill faces collapse. 

Over-50s flu jabs to begin on December 1

DHSC will advise which wholesalers have been allocated stock via the NHSBSA website.

Number of pharmacies hits lowest point in five years

The number of community pharmacies in England dropped to its lowest level in five years by the end of March 2020.

Drug Tariff will be fully paperless from April

NHS BSA has announced it will stop issuing print editions of the Drug Tariff from April next year, and will instead move to digital only.

SSP payments added to Schedule of Payments

Schedule of Payment updated to include SSP and new CPCF payments.



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