NPC Archive Item: Guidance for GP practices on achieving best value from the community pharmacy medicines use review service; and for the implementation of repeat dispensing

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC), British Medical Association (BMA) and NHS Employers jointly published two pieces of guidance for GP practices in January 2009. These were ‘achieving best […]

NPC Archive Item: Transforming Community Services and World Class Commissioning

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Published in January 2009 by the Department of Health, Transforming community services and world class commissioning: resource pack for commissioners of community services sets out basic principles for commissioning […]

NPC Archive Item: January Drug Safety Update from MHRA/CHM

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. The Drug Safety Update is an NHS Evidence accredited provider 29th January 2009 Introduction The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) […]

NPC Archive Item: Changes to the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) for 2009/10

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. NHS employers and the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) have agreed changes to the QOF for 2009/10. The changes will reward practices for delivering a range of new services for […]

NPC Archive Item: New guidance launched to improve patient care in general practice

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Introduction At the beginning of October the NPSA launched new guidance for general practice teams enabling them to learn from both positive and negative significant events. This includes such […]