5/1/2018 - PCA(P)(2017)16

Community pharmacy public health service poster campaigns 2017-18

This Circular provides an update to NHS Boards and community pharmacy contractors on the Public Health Service (PHS) poster campaign topics for the remainder of 2017-18.

8/12/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)15

Dispensing Pool Balancing Arrangements 17/18

This circular advises of changes in the Drug Tariff with respect of remuneration arrangements for the dispensing month October 2017, in particular the level of the dispensing pool balancing payment for that month only.

23/11/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)14

Community Pharmacist Practitioner Champions

This Circular informs community pharmacy contractors of the intention to continue funding for Community Pharmacist Practitioner Champions in 2017-18.

9/11/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)13

Remuneration arrangements from 1st April 2017

This circular advises the community pharmacy network on the outcome of the negotiations for the community pharmacy funding envelope for 2017-18.

31/10/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)12

Roll out of Universal Claim Framework

This Circular informs community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards of the details and planned timetable for the roll out of the Universal Claim Framework (UCF).

4/10/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)11

Staff training support

This circular provides NHS Boards and community pharmacy contractors with details of the financial support being made available for staff training for the financial year 2017-18.

8/9/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)10

Community Pharmacist Prescribing Clinic Funding Arrangements 17/18

This Circular informs NHS Boards and community pharmacies of the funding available for Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics in 2017-18.

7/9/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)9

Gluten Free Food Prescribable Product List

The circular advises on the products available on the community pharmacy Gluten Free Foods Service.

1/9/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)8

PHS Poster Campaign Detail

This circular highlights the upcoming poster campaigns.

29/8/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)7

Smoking Cessation Service Specification 2017

The community pharmacy smoking cessation service specification has been updated. This circular outlines the changes.

23/6/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)6

Community Pharmacist supplementary and independent prescribing clinics

This circular outlines the allocations to each Health Board for continuing community pharmacy supplementary and independent prescribing clinics.

9/6/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)5

Drug Tariff Part 7 - Reimbursement arrangements from 1 June 2017 and Drug Tariff Part 7 and Part 11 Discount Clawback Scale

This circular outlines the changes to the Drug Tariff as part of the 17/18 settlement.

17/5/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)4

Primary Care Funding - Allocation for Pharmacists in GP Practices 2017-18

This circular advises of available funding of up to £12m from the Primary Care Fund to NHS Boards for 2017-18.

19/1/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)3

Drug Tariff Part 7 Dispensing Pool Payment

This circular advises of changes to the Drug Tariff with respect to remuneration arrangements for dispensing month March 2017.

10/1/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)1

Extended MAS Pilot

This circular gives details of the extended MAS pilot commencing in inverclyde. Updated directions have been produced to reflect the extended service provision in the pilot area.

10/1/2017 - PCA(P)(2017)1

Community Pharmacy Training on Effective Management of Over the Counter (OTC) Consultations

This circular provides NHS Boards and community pharmacy contractors with details of a new training resource for community pharmacy staff, and financial support in 2016/17 to facilitate effective uptake of the training.