PCA(P)(2019)11 - Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics: Funding Arrangements for 2019-20

29/5/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)11

Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics: Funding Arrangements for 2019-20

This Circular informs NHS Boards and community pharmacy contractors of the funding available for Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics in 2019-20.

16/5/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)10

Prescription Stationery and Addition of Paramedics as NHS Independent Prescribers

This circular advises community pharmacy contractors that as of 1st April 2018 paramedics can become an independent prescriber within NHS Scotland and from May 2019, community pharmacies may receive GP10 prescription forms signed by paramedic independent prescribers for dispensing.

1/5/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)8

Drug Tariff Part 11 Discount Clawback Scale

This circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 11 clawback scale for the dispensing months May – July 2019.

24/4/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)7

Financial Arrangement for 19/20

This circular advises the community pharmacy network of the outcome of the negotiations for the community pharmacy funding package for 2019-20. A key facts document has also been produced to accompany the circular.

20/3/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)6

Gluten Free Food Prescribable Product List

This Circular advises that the Gluten Free Food Prescribable Product List to be used in conjunction with the community pharmacy Gluten Free Food Service (GFFS) has been updated.

7/3/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)05

Metoprolol 50mg and 100mg Tablets - Supply Issue

This Circular provides information for NHS Boards, Prescribers and community pharmacies on the current supply issue with Metoprolol 50mg and 100mg tablets.

19/2/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)4

This Circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards of initiatives to continue to strengthen and raise the profile of Quality Improvement activity within community pharmacy.

We have also created a Key Facts Sheet on this circular.

25/1/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)3

Amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 7 and Part 11 Discount Clawback Scales

This circular advises community pharmacy owners and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 7 clawback scale for dispensing January 2019 onwards and the Part 11 clawback scale for the dispensing February 2019 onwards.

24/1/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)2

Improving Quality of OTC

This Circular provides community pharmacy teams with details of a new training resource for community pharmacy staff.

10/1/2019 - PCA(P)(2019)1

Community Pharmacy Workforce Survey 2019

This circular reminds NHS Boards and community pharmacy contractors of the intention to undertake a community pharmacy workforce survey.