PCA(P)(2018)20

6/12/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)20

Update to Protocol on Dispensing of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors, 150microgram

This circular advises community pharmacies and NHS Boards of a revision to the interim validation protocol for the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors 150 micrograms from 29th November 2018.

6/12/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)19

Dispensing Pool Payment

This circular advises of changes to the Drug Tariff with respect to dispensing pool remuneration arrangements for dispensing months September 2018 to March 2019.

3/12/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)18

Gluten Free Food Items in Scotland

This Circular informs community pharmacies and other stakeholders that a new part of the Scottish Drug Tariff will be introduced from 1 December 2018. This allows for Gluten Free products to continue to be supplied in line with current NHS Scotland policy.

22/11/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)17

Amendments to Drug Tariff Part 11 Discount Clawback Scale & Remuneration and Reimbursement Arrangements from 1st November 2018

This circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 11 clawback scale for the dispensing months November 2018 – January 2019.

8/11/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)16

Updated and revised interim protocol on dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram.

This circular advises community pharmacies and NHS Boards of a revision to the interim validation protocol for the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors 150 micrograms.

2/11/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)15

Amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 7 Discount Clawback Scale

This circular advises community pharmacy pharmacists and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 7 clawback scale for the dispensing October 2018 onwards.

18/10/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)14

Interim Protocol on Dispensing of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors, 150microgram

This circular advises community pharmacies and NHS Boards on the introduction of an interim validation protocol for the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors 150 micrograms.

24/9/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)13

Community Pharmacy Public Health Service Poster Campaigns 2018-19

This Circular advises community pharmacies of Public Health Service (PHS) poster campaign topics for the remainder of 2018-19.

23/8/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)12

Updated allocation of CP Prescribing clinic funding

This Circular informs NHS Boards and the community pharmacy network of the funding available for Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics in 2018-19.

16/8/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)11

Staff Training Circular 18/19

This circular provides community pharmacy contractors with details of the financial support being made available for staff training for the period 1 April 2018 – 31 October 2018.

9/8/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)10

Drug Tariff Part 11 Discount Clawback 2018-19

This circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 11 clawback scale for the dispensing months August – October 2018.

6/7/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)9

Community Pharmacy Practitioner Champions

This circular outlines funding, roles and remit for Pharmacy Champions for 2018/19.

29/6/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)8

Amendments to the Drug Tariff in respect of Remuneration Arrangements from 1 April 2018

This circular outlines the detail behind the settlement of 18/19 for community pharmacy remuneration in Scotland.

15/6/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)7

Pharmaceutical Services: Amendments Drug Tariff in Respect of Remuneration Arrangements From 1 April 2018

This circular outlines the detail behind the settlement of 18/19 for community pharmacy remuneration in Scotland.

10/5/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)6

Community Pharmacy Prescribing Clinic Funding 18 / 19

This circular informs community pharmacy contractors of the intention to continue funding for Community Pharmacist Supplementary and Independent Prescribing Clinics in 2018-19.

24/4/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)5

MAS Amendment Directions

This circular amends MAS directions to incorporate Defence personnel who are registered with Defence Medical Services among the ‘eligible persons’ subject to normal criteria.

10/4/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)4

Balancing Payment for Global Sum

This circular advises of changes to the Drug Tariff with respect to remuneration arrangements for dispensing month March 2018, in particular the level of the dispensing pool balancing payment for that month.

6/4/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)3

Discount Clawback Rates

This circular advises community pharmacy contractors and NHS Boards on the amendments to the Drug Tariff Part 11 clawback scale for the dispensing months January – March 2018.

6/3/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)2

Supporting Quality Improvement

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.

23/1/2018 - PCA(P)(2018)1

Staff Training

This circular provides community pharmacy contractors with details of the financial support being made available for staff training for the period 1 December 2017 – 31 March 2018.