Best practice in efficient supply of medicines
This joint statement on managing the supply chain of medicines is relevant to prescribers, dispensing doctors, pharmacists, manufacturers and wholesalers.
Guidance on proposed changes to the Human Medicines Regulation 2012 to ensure the continuity of supply of medicines (including in a no-deal EU exit).
The community pharmacy
This joint guide covers key areas such as:
- funding arrangements
- impact of prescribing policies
- clinical and administrative functions.
Implementation of repeat dispensing
This joint guidance covers:
- what repeat dispensing is
- how suitable patients might be identified
- the potential benefits
- top ten tips for successful implementation.
PSNC has also published some other guidance, including template letters for repeat dispensing.
Community pharmacy advanced services
PSNC published a briefing to provide information for GP practices about advanced services provided by community pharmacies in England. This includes the medicine use reviews and the new medicines service.
ABPI code of practice
Pharmaceutical companies have to declare total amounts paid to health professionals for services such as speaker fees and participation in advisory boards.