Kevin Barron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when his Department plans to respond to the Murray review of community pharmacy; and if he will make a statement.
Steve Brine: Delivery of prescription medicines can continue to be commissioned by NHS England from community pharmacies, depending on local needs as an enhanced service, in which case it is provided free of charge to patients. However, pharmacies can of course offer delivery services to their patients – even if they are not commissioned by NHS England. Where they do, it is a private arrangement...
Steve Brine: There are no such dispensing practices in Greater Manchester. In general, dispensing doctors, as well as community pharmacies, can dispense prescriptions for diamorphine, including those in the Greater Manchester area. Only those on the pharmaceutical list can do so under National Health Service pharmaceutical services. However, under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1997, if the diamorphine...
Tulip Siddiq: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will place in the Library a copy of the study jointly commissioned by his Department and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from London Economics and Global Delta Collection Company on the factors which influence research and development and manufacturing investment by the pharmaceutical sector; what the cost was to the...
Steve Brine: ...being made. - CCGs should ensure that they have clear and robust organisational policies in place to manage issues arising from outside employment. In particular, it is unacceptable for pharmacy advisers or other advisers, employees or consultants to the CCG on matters of procurement to themselves be in receipt of payments from the pharmaceutical or devices sector. - All CCGs have a...
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total number of repeat prescriptions issued by (a) high street and (b) internet pharmacies has been in each year since 2007 in (i) England and (ii) each local authority area.
John Grogan: ...companies by NHS Foundation Trusts; and what the implications for VAT receipts would be in the event that all foundation hospital trusts set up subsidiary companies for facilities management and pharmacy provision.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the average cost to the public purse of dispensing a medicine through an (a) internet and (b) high street pharmacy.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the concentration of high street community pharmacies in different areas of the country; and if he will make a statement.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans there are to extend the Pharmacy Access Scheme beyond March 2018.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS pharmacies have delivered (a) essential and (b) advanced services in each year since 2007-08 in (i) England and (ii) each local authority area; and if he will provide details of the advanced services delivered by community pharmacies.
Steve Brine: .... The other key strand of activity is the future introduction of Phase 4 the point at which all eligible prescriptions can be sent electronically and patients will no longer have to nominate a pharmacy. NHS Digital is also working with other care settings and their system suppliers, e.g. urgent and emergency care, to introduce the benefits of EPS into other areas of the NHS.
Steve Brine: ...84,467 2011 483,814 2012 6,041,620 2013 28,050,691 2014 107,964,073 2015 300,927,787 2016 496,312,923 Electronic transmission of prescription (ETP) allowances paid to community pharmacies in England by financial year are given in the table below. Financial Year ETP allowances paid to community pharmacies (£) 2009/10 25,309,658.85 2010/11 24,706,040.96 ...
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total number of (a) internet and (b) high street community pharmacies in England has been in each year since 2007-08 in (i) total and (ii) each local authority area.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the projected costs are for the Pharmacy Access Scheme in each quarter up to March 2018.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the amount of time pharmacists in the community spend on providing direct clinical services, excluding the dispensing of medicines.
Steve Brine: ...2014 1,032,783,044 38,983,420 1,071,766,464 2015 1,044,951,211 38,600,943 1,083,552,154 2016 1,034,877,082 38,547,801 1,073,424,883 Source: Prescription Cost Analysis; 2016 QuintilesIMS: Hospital Pharmacy Audit Index These figures do not include costs for treating respiratory infections or cancers, as the medicines required (antibiotics and chemotherapy) are used for other...
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to encourage choice of pharmacy at the point of an electronic prescription being issued.
Jon Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much public funding pharmacies have received for providing (a) essential and (b) advanced services in each year since 2007-08 in (i) England and (ii) each local authority area.
Heidi Allen: ...requirements for routine outpatient clinics working out of a hospital to advise patients that any prescription must be brought to a regular GP to issue an FP10 prescription to then be taken to a pharmacy.