Inside Letter from NHS England և NHS Improvement (NHSE & I) confirmed tonight (February 19, 1921) that the Epidemic Delivery Service would be operational From February 19, 2021 to March 31, 2021 (inclusive) Clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) patients in the UK.
The news follows the announcement by the Department of Health and Social Welfare (DHSC) earlier this week that up to 1.7 million more people were diagnosed with CEV, added to the Protected Patients List, and that the Government’s protection council would extend support until 2021. March 31.
This replaces the statement made on January 5, 2021.
Pharmacies must therefore continue to support CEV patients anywhere in England until they receive their prescription drugs and devices at home by 31 March 2021 if they cannot agree on a drug collection.
Terms of service conditions apply to all UK contractors (except for distance selling pharmacies), և they will receive a basic service charge for active days of service, as stated in Section VIA of the Drug Tariff.
NHSE & I Guide to Community Pharmacy Essential service element and the Advanced service specification:
If the contractor (except for pharmacy pharmacies) is asked to provide a prescription to a clinically extremely vulnerable patient, this can be done March 31, 2021 until 23:59Extended Terms of Service պահանջ Payment request may be made through the Manage Your Service (MYS) platform. Claims must be submitted by the 5th day of the following month.
Further details on requirements can be found here