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Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

Press Release Archive: 2008

December 2008

PSNC responds to the Government's decision not to change arrangement for Dispensing Doctors

November 2008

PSNC reaches agreement with DH and HMRC on VAT treatment of pharmacy contractors' NHS income

PSNC submits reponse to Pharmacy White Paper consultation

PSNC responds to Patient Association report on community pharmacy

PSNC responds to Lilly's announcement of DTP distribution arrangements

Progress update published on CIP implementation issues

PSNC comments on AAH changing discount terms

October 2008

PSNC welcomes the new National Clinical Directors for Pharmacy appointments

PSNC considers the DH's Control of Entry consultation paper

Essential Small Pharmacy LPS Payments to increase from 1st October

PSNC publishes joint advice on Electronic Prescription Service-release 1 for all pharmacies in England 

September 2008

PSNC responds to Gordon Brown's announcement that prescription charges for cancer patients will be abolished

PSNC joint press release on the Pharmacy White Paper

PSNC agrees NHS funding arrangements with the DH

PSNC joint response to Defra consultation on waste

August 2008

CIP compensation for pharmacy contractors

Video guide published on PPD's new processing technology

PSNC responds to GSK's announcement on distribution arrangements

July 2008

PAGB & PSNC's support for 'Pharmacy First' campaign

PSNC submits preliminary respone to DH consultation on PPRS

Chlamydia Screening & Treatment service specification published

PSNC welcomes the DH's Vision for Primary & Community Care

PSNC successfully promotes amendment to Health & Social Care bill

PSNC negotiates CIP compensation for pharmacy contractors

June 2008

PSNC comments on implementing the White Paper proposals to achieve Darzi objectives

PSNC toolkit to help LPCs engage with communities

PSNC statement on PPRS

PSNC comments at the Dispensing Doctors Conference 

PSNC responds to Nigel Praities's article in Pulse magazine

PSNC Comment on Funding Negotiations

 May 2008

 PSNC Committee report May 2008

 April 2008

 PSNC Website Re-launched
 Pharmacy White Paper (National Press)
 Pharmacy White Paper (Pharmacy Trade Press)
 Community Pharmacy Can Deliver Vascular Risk Assessment

 March 2008

 Pharmacy Bodies respond to Local Government Association's Health Commission
 PSNC Chairman calls for changes to pharmacy contract and new pharmacy services
 PSNC Committee Report March 2008
 PSNC publishes CIP Guidance
 PSNC Publishes EPS R2 Guidance
 Pharmacy Bodies Respond to Flu Pandemic Consultation

February 2008

 Consultation response to safeguarding vulnerable Groups
 Joint response on Pandemic Influenza Legislation
 Seven AZ products to enter Discount not Deducted List
 Direction of Prescriptions by Doctors
 PSNC Letter to Andrew Lansley, Shadow Health Secretary

January 2008 

 Joint PAGB and PSNC submission on Minor Ailments
 PSNC Statement on purchase profits
 PSNC MUR campaign
 Pan-Pharmacy IT meeting
 A Pharmacist's brief guide to General Medical Practices
 Response to Responsible Pharmacist Consultation
 Joint Submission to DH on innovation in healthcare
 PSNC meeting report (January 2008)
 PSNC guide to PBC for pharmacy contractors
 PSNC response to stoma and incontinence consultation