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  • Manage Your Service (MYS) users will have received an email from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) informing them of an issue relating to the totals of Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) claims displayed in the Manage Your Service (MYS) portal.  If contractors have recently amended a record on their point of care system for...
  • Following the announcement that a further ten new Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) were issued on 20 May 2022, the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) have now published the endorsement guidance for the new SSPs on the NHSBSA’s website. Due to the number of different HRT SSPs available for affected HRT medicine, pharmacists must ensure that they...
  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Estradiol (Lenzetto®) 1.53mg/dose transdermal spray. MSN/2022/049 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 23rd May 2022 Estradiol (Lenzetto®) 1.53mg/dose transdermal spray is in limited supply until mid-July 2022.  Three Serious Shortage Protocols (SSP) were issued on 20/05/2022 to allow community...
  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Estradiol (Sandrena® ) 500microgram and 1mg gel sachets. MSN/2022/048 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 23rd May 2022 Estradiol (Sandrena®) 500microgram and 1mg gel sachets are out of stock until early June 2022. Three Serious Shortage Protocols (SSP) were...
  • Update 24/05/22: two additional SSP’s were issued on 20/05/22 allowing community pharmacists to supply estriol 0.01% cream which remain available, if estriol (Ovestin 1mg) 0.1% cream is unavailable. Where using an SSP is not suitable unlicensed supplies can be sourced lead times vary. The following specialist importer has confirmed they can source unlicensed oestradiol 0.06% gel...
  • Update 24/05/22: two additional SSP’s were issued on 20/05/22 allowing community pharmacists to supply estradiol patches which remain available, if estradiol (Oestrogel Pump Pack) 0.06% gel is unavailable. Where using an SSP is not suitable unlicensed supplies can be sourced lead times vary. The following specialist importers have confirmed they can source unlicensed oestradiol 0.06%...