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Pharmacy organisations plan a political campaigning day for community pharmacy

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Self Care Week to run from November 13

Self Care Week to run from November 13

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Northern Ireland consults on pharmacy premises standards

Northern Ireland consults on pharmacy premises standards

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EPS cuts pharmacy admin by 79 minutes a day on average

EPS cuts pharmacy admin by 79 minutes a day on average

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Training payment will include £100 towards new OTC consultations workbook in Scotland

Training payment will include £100 towards new OTC consultations workbook in Scotland

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  • Pharmacy organisations plan a political campaigning day for community pharmacy

    Pharmacy organisations plan a political campaigning day for community pharmacy

    Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:57
  • Self Care Week to run from November 13

    Self Care Week to run from November 13

    Wednesday, 18 October 2017 15:39
  • Northern Ireland consults on pharmacy premises standards

    Northern Ireland consults on pharmacy premises standards

    Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:36
  • EPS cuts pharmacy admin by 79 minutes a day on average

    EPS cuts pharmacy admin by 79 minutes a day on average

    Thursday, 12 October 2017 14:58
  • Training payment will include £100 towards new OTC consultations workbook in Scotland

    Training payment will include £100 towards new OTC consultations workbook in Scotland

    Tuesday, 10 October 2017 13:17

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a pharmacist computer imageSeptember 21 2017

Pharmacy IT systems supplier Cegedim has announced it has commenced beta testing of Pharmacy Manager version 10.3. The new version has specific functionalities for England and Scotland. 

 For systems in England, new functionality includes:

  • making all aspects of Pharmacy Manager compatible with Windows 10 and 64 bit processing;
  • improved speed and stability for the patient details report;
  • Healthi Services MUR integration, minimising duplication and utilising a streamlined workflow for medicines use reviews.

For Scottish systems, new functionality includes:

  • Universal claim framework (UCF) functionality, removing the need to handwrite and transcribe the dispensing event onto the community pharmacy unscheduled care (CPUS) form;
  • the national MAR chart;
  • two new endorsements, MIL and BAN (manufacturer/importer license number and batch number of an unlicensed medicine)
  • unlicensed products – fixed handling costs, making claiming easier
  • improved speed and stability of the patient details report

Last month, Cegedim launched Version 9.3 of Nexphase. New functionality includes:

  • EPS release 2 claim amendments –allowing users to edit prescriptions and send amended dispenses and/or claim notifications;
  • optional printing of the repeat medication re-order form;
  • dispensing compliance changes – updates to EPS release 2 nominated downloads, reimbursement submission reminder and owings expiry date.

Links:
Cegedim Pharmacy manager announcement        
Cegedim Nexphase announcement          

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