News Archive

Specials Email Authorisations

25/04/2017

As of the 1st of May 2017 contractors will be asked to submit their requests for Authorisation for the purchase of Unlicensed Medicines by email.

Pharmacy Locality Group Meetings April/May 2017

20/04/2017

Quality Improvement , Universal Claim Framework , Specials and NHS mail will all be covered in these meetings as well as guest speakers on various topics.

Lothian Pharmacy Awards - 2017 Nominations

07/01/2017

Applications are invited from Pharmacists, Pre-Registration Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians practising within the area covered by NHS Lothian for the Lothian Pharmacy Awards. Nominations require to be submitted not later than 26th May.

Unscheduled Care - Pharmacy Guide - PGD v 21

01/10/2016

I have been asked by NHS 24 to advise you of the updated Version 21 of the National PGD for Urgent Provision of Repeat Medicines, Appliances and ACBS products and other updated sections of the NHS Scotland Unscheduled Care - Pharmacy Guide.

EMIS PCS GP Clinical System

19/11/2015

NSS have realeased an SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessement, Recommedation) regarding CMS/AMS issues with EMIS PCS.

Communication Status Update

04/06/2014

As previously stated from the 5th of June you will no longer receive any faxed communication from NHS Lothian Pharmacy Service or PCCO. All communications will be via the NHSmail generic mailbox for your pharmacy.

Important information concerning Midazolam buccal solution use

21/10/2013

The consensus view of clinicians at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) and the clinical community within the Scottish Paediatric Epilepsy Network (SPEN) is to continue with the Epistatus product at the current time.

Lothian Pharmacy Awards 2014

24/09/2013

Applications are invited from Pharmacists, Pre-Registration Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians practising within the area covered by NHS Lothian for the 2014 Lothian Pharmacy Awards.

Can I Help You? - Education and Training to support implementation of the Guidance for dealing with Feedback Comments Concerns and Complaints

01/07/2013

The Patient Rights ( Scotland) Act 2011 received Royal Assent in early 2011. The Act introduced a right for patients to provide feedback, comments, raise concerns and make complaints.

Chronic Medication Service

13/02/2013

Chronic Medication Service Serial Prescription Component... It’s Here!

Last Reviewed: 20/02/2017