COVID-19: This week's updates for community pharmacies

Latest news, information and guidance from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and other bodies for primary care teams (26th June)


Please read the following important updates by clicking the individual accordion boxes below:

Further COVID-19 Risk Assessments for your pharmacy teams

NHS England & NHS Improvement Midlands have produced additional documents that are useful, especially important for those from the BAME groups who can be at greater risk from COVID-19

The previous CPSC News article has been updated to include these documents:

Face covering guidance updated by Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Face covering guidance updated to include pharmacies

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that the hospital guidance will be extended to primary care settings including community pharmacies and general practices.

The RPS have updated guidance for more information on the following RPS website page:

You can also down load a poster  to display in your pharmacy:

Other COVID-19 guidance is published on the following RPS website page:


PSNC COVID-19 daily updates - all the latest contractual, operational and practical information

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PSNC are publishing daily COVID-19 updates by email to all those that have authorised this news stream feed.

Please find below links for this week's updates which cover the following topics:

  • COVID-19 FAQ library update
  • COVID-19 payments for July
  • Early May Bank Holiday payment - last chance to claim
  • Innovative ways of working NHS Engand & NHS Improvement Survey - last chance to share your ideas
  • GPhC advice on COVID-19 antibody testing
  • Latest FAQs
  • NHSE&I request urgent completion of staff risk assessments
  • Pharmacy Contractor Representation & Support review webinar - last chance to register
  • PSNC CEO video asking teams to support the advice audit
  • PSNC Pharmacy Advice Audit update - Digital guide released plus templates & briefing sheets
  • PSNC new resource - changes to special container status
  • Shielding changes announced by Government
  • Staying healthy in the heat - advice for patients
  • Supply disruption alert - Phenelzine Sulphate 15mg plus other supply updates

PSNC COVID-19 daily updates: