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C+D's CPCS week


E.g., 08/06/2021
E.g., 08/06/2021
CPCS week
C+D spends five days analysing the first year of the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) and its impact on the sector.

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CPCS week

Most community pharmacies in London are yet to receive a GP CPCS referral, with the city “languishing” at the bottom of an NHS GP referrals table, an...
27/04/2021 7 News
The CPCS has some way to go to if it is to fulfill its potential of becoming a vital part of the NHS puzzle, says Valeria Fiore
19/03/2021 5 Views
The CPCS could make a huge difference to patients with minor ailments but more GP practices need to use the service, says Sadik Al-Hassan
18/03/2021 5 Views
PSNC: Unclaimed funds will be redistributed via the global sum
Contractors “potentially” left more than £34,000 in CPCS fees unclaimed for transactions that had taken place in the initial months of the service.
18/03/2021 0 News
PSNC: Mandating GP referrals “would demonstrate support for the service”
Introducing incentives in the GP contract could potentially increase GP practices’ engagement with the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (...
17/03/2021 8 News
As triage systems like the CPCS are never perfect, it’s important that pharmacists feel empowered to contact the patient’s GP when necessary, says...
17/03/2021 3 Views
Community pharmacists are still receiving “inappropriate” CPCS referrals from NHS 111 and have concerns about call handlers’ training, they have told...
16/03/2021 11 News
The multiples receive on average fewer than three Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) referrals per week, per pharmacy, according to CCA...
15/03/2021 0 News
NPA: COVID might be reason behind the lower-than-expected income
More than £6 million was paid to pharmacy owners who were signed up to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) in 2019-2020, C+D can...
15/03/2021 14 News
Contractors in England submitted a total of 60,316 claims in the first year of the CPCS
A C+D investigation has revealed which areas submitted the most Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) claims in the first 12 months of the...
15/03/2021 2 News