News 16 Sep 2020

A Letter of Thanks from the GP OOH Services in Scotland

Dr Sian Tucker (Chair National Operations Group Scotland), wrote to us on behalf of the GP out of hours services in Scot…

News 15 Sep 2020

English Prescription Charges

The National Health Service (Free Prescriptions and Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2…

News 02 Sep 2020

New ePharmacy Verification Certificate to be Downloaded

The renewal of the ePharmacy Verification certificate which is used to secure the content of some message responses from…

News 14 Sep 2020

MCR Ready Reckoner

This week’s MCR Ready Reckoner has been updated (14/9/2020) and is now available to download or you can view it via the …

News 17 Sep 2020

Prescription Collection – Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Tuesday 22nd September 2020 is prescription collection courier day. During these busy times, the continued co-operation …

News 27 Aug 2020

IP Course and Funding Details

This week NES have advertised five courses which are open to community pharmacists. The courses are FULLY funded includi…

News 19 Aug 2020

Changes to PVG Scheme Process

As part of your membership to Community Pharmacy Scotland, when your employees complete PVG Scheme applications, you hav…

News 19 Aug 2020

What Counts as a Consultation...

NHS Pharmacy First Scotland ConsultationsAt CPS, we have had an increasing number of enquiries around what can and canno…

News 13 Aug 2020

NHS24 ECS Dedicated Line Withdrawal

From Friday the 21st August, NHS 24 will withdraw the temporary NHS 24 ECS access line that has been running since the C…

News 10 Aug 2020

Emergency Care Summary Survey Responses

Earlier this year we released a survey looking to understand how ECS is being used so that we can demonstrate the benefi…

News 06 Aug 2020

Smoking and Vaping in Queues

We wrote to pharmacy teams a few weeks ago on behalf of the Scottish Government to raise the issue of smoking and vaping…

News 03 Aug 2020

NHS PFS – National Patient Group Directions

In case you missed it in amongst all the flurry of communications around NHS Pharmacy First Scotland, the national PGDs …

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