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Continuity

SERVICE CONTINUITY PAYMENTS

Continuity Requirements – Flu 2021/22

NEW WP34C SEPTEMBER 2021
 
 

Service Continuity

 

  1. The pharmacy shall declare, on the WP34 for the relevant month, the total number of days the pharmacy was open (including part days) and the number of days on which the following services were available from the pharmacy in the relevant month.

 

 Common Ailment Service

 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service

 

Availability of the service.

 

    1. For the purposes of the Common Ailment Service, ‘available’ means the service could be accessed for the entire opening hours of the pharmacy on no fewer than 80% of the days on which the pharmacy is open (including part days).

 

    1. For the purposes of the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service ‘available’ means the service could be accessed on at least one day in each month and on no fewer than 40 days in total between 1 September 2021 and 31 December 2021.

 

3. The pharmacy shall be eligible for a payment where it meets the criteria in 2.1 and 2.2 and this is confirmed by way of the declaration made under 10. A declaration in relation to availability of the Common Ailment Service shall be made by the pharmacy every month and in relation to availability of the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service, the months from September to December (inclusive).

 

4. Where the pharmacy meets the criteria in 2.1 a payment of £500 will be available each month for the period of April 2021 to September 2021 (inclusive) and a payment of £300 will be available each month for the period of October 2021 to March 2022 (inclusive).

 

5. Where the pharmacy meets the criteria in 2.2 a payment of £300 will be available each month for the period September 2021 to December 2021 (inclusive