Advice & Guidance
Donating medicines to those affected by war or natural disasters＋
Pharmacists will naturally want to help support those affected by war or natural disaster, it is the inherent nature of being a healthcare professional. Some of our Numark members have been seeking advice from our Information Services team about how they can supply much needed medication and dressings to affected countries.
Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF)＋
In July 2019, PSNC, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) agreed a five-year deal for community pharmacies, guaranteeing funding levels until 2023/24. The deal secured pharmacy funding and sets out a clear vision for the expansion of clinical service delivery over the next five years, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.
Numark Business Planner＋
The Numark Business planner is designed to support Numark members with meeting the many contractual and regulatory deadlines required for the successful running of a community pharmacy.
Support and advice on clinical practice including Malaria Prophylaxis, dispensing errors and travel vaccinations.
To support pharmacy teams during the COVID-19 pandemic, Numark are providing various resources. Pharmacy teams need to ensure that they take the following actions.
Do Not Dispense＋
Sue Swift our UK Drug Tariff Technician is posting a list of appliances that have been removed from the Drug Tariff each month.
Advice on staff management including legal issues, pension auto-enrolment and a range of HR guidance and templates.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. It focuses on the protection of personal data of all EU citizens and provides rights regarding how their personal data is used.
General Pharmaceutical Council Revalidation＋
This year sees the introduction of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) revalidation for pharmacy professionals. Going forward all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Great Britain will have to demonstrate that they are regularly reflecting on their learning and practice and keeping their knowledge up to date.
Member case studies＋
Case studies with our members who have successful businesses due to their continued support from Numark.
Monthly newsletters summarising key activities within the month from Information services, Patient services and Training.
n.able - help to power up your pharmacy business＋
Numark was established to provide a range of support and services to independent pharmacies that help meet head on, the challenges faced as part of the pharmacy contract.
Support and advice on pharmacy practice including SOPs, Healthy Living Pharmacy and Information Governance.
Pharmacy Quality Scheme (England) and Quality and Safety Scheme (Wales)＋
The Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) (England) will replace the Quality Payments Scheme as part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework.
Promote your pharmacy＋
Advice on marketing and promoting your pharmacy.
Support Your Local Pharmacy＋
More and more patients are now choosing to get their prescription from an online dispensary rather than their local pharmacy, which is having a detrimental effect on local pharmacy, even though online pharmacies offer a more limited overall health service.
Tariff Fab Five＋
Numark's UK Drug Tariff and Information Technician Sue Swift, has produced a Fab Five comparing prices in UK Tariffs against the Numark’s Numerics 10% discount price to demonstrate the profit that can be made from highly dispensed items.
Tariff Tip Ten＋
We have pre-recorded a series of webinars for you to access to help understand some key topics within the Drug Tariff.
Tariff Tips Library＋
Here you will find a comprehensive collection of all our Tariff Tips which have been alphabetised for ease of use.
Tariff Big Hitters＋
The Tariff Big Hitters are produced each month by our UK Drug Tariff specialist, Sue Swift, to complement the Drug Tariff Tips.
Welsh Government regulations - physical distancing in the workplace＋
The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 require workplaces that are open during the COVID-19 pandemic ‘take all reasonable measures to ensure that a distance of 2 metres is maintained between person on the premises and waiting to enter the premises (except between members of the same household or a career and person cared for)’