Pharmacy Circulars

2024 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 008 Pharmacy Expert Taskforce - Phase 1 Recommendations (PDF, size 218 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 007 Reference Price Circular July 2024 (PDF, size 346.6 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-22-2024 Pharmacy Letter LAIV Schools Campaign (PDF, size 169.1 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-20-2024 Pharmacy Letter re Removal of Influenza Vaccine (PDF, size 143 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-15-2024 Pharmacy Letter Update on Spring COVID-19 Booster Campaign 2024 (PDF, size 183.2 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-11-2024 Pharmacy Letter COVID-19 Spring Booster Pre-Campaign 2024 (PDF, size 170.5 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-07-2024 COVID-19 and Influenza vaccination programme update (PDF, size 204 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 006-24 BVM Teriparatide (PDF, size 717.3 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 005-24 MCAP Update (PDF, size 422.5 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 004-24 High Tech Hub Long acting GCSFs (PDF, size 972.1 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-03-2024 Pharmacy Letter re Removal of vaccine type (PDF, size 146 KB, 1 page)

Pharnacy circular 003-24 Ref Price Circular 003 May 2024 (PDF, size 161.6 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 002-24 GLP1 agonists reimbursement (PDF, size 250.5 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 001-24 Ref Price Circular March 2024 (PDF, size 350 KB, 1 page)

2023 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 037-23 High Tech Stock Take 2023 (PDF, size 1.5 MB, 14 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-43-2023 Pharmacy Letter re Removal of COVID-19 vaccine products (PDF, size 146.3 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/37/2023 - Community COVID-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2023-24 (PDF, size 523.5 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 035/23 Submission Pharmacy Claims Calender (PDF, size 985.1 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/34/2023 Autumn Winter Pre-Campaign (PDF, 249 KB, 7 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 033/23 - CGM Reimbursement System (PDF, size 737.1 KB, 6 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/32/2023 Arrangement with community pharmacy contractors in context of the further roll out of free contraception service (PDF, 474 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 030-23 Paxlovid Update (PDF, size 630.3 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 028/23 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) (PDF, size 228 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/28/2023 Removal of expired Influenza batches and COVID-19 vaccine products (PDF, 421 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 027/23 Sativex (PDF, size 815.8 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 026/23 Ref Price Circular October 2023 (PDF, 137 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 025/23 Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme (MCAP) (PDF, 1.2 MB, 9 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/24/2023 COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Update (PDF, 343 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 23/23 DoH OST Process (PDF, 347 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 022/23 MMP Best Value Biologic Adalimumab (PDF, 729 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 20/23 Zubsolv Opioid Substitution Treatment (PDF,  316 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 19/23 Ref Pricing (PDF, 192 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 17/23 Pharmacy Letter - Update on Spring COVID-19 Booster Campaign (PDF. 329 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 017 23 Vancomycin (PDF, 260 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 016/23 Ref Price Circular May 2023 (PDF, 167.3 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO/16/2023 Covid-19 Spring booster campaign 2023 (PDF, 481.8 KB, 5 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 014/23 Dietitians (PDF, 573 KB, 17 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 13/23 Management of Owings (PDF, 270 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 12/23 EMPs (PDF, 647.4 KB, 24 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 011/23 BVM Teriparatide (PDF, 1 MB, 8 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 010/23 Paxlovid (Batch Expiry Extension) (PDF, 277.8 KB, 4 pages)

NCO/06/2023 Laura Brennan HPV Vaccination Programme (PDF, 614 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 006/23 advice and updates on antibiotic supply (PDF, 469.7 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 004/23 Supply of Liquid Antibiotics (PDF, 154.5 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 002/23 Saxenda (PDF, 1.3 MB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 001/23 Cariban (PDF, 686 KB, 4 pages)

2022 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 37 22 Update to Ordering Paxlovid (PDF,  416 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-20-2022 to Pharmacists Contraception Extension to Relevant Woman Age (PDF, 477 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 35 22 Update to liquid antibiotic supply (PDF, 480 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 033 22 Pharmacy payment schedule and calendar 2023 (PDF, 1 MB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 032 22 High Tech Stock Take 2022 Final (PF, 2 MB, 14 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 30 22 Management of Owings (PDF, 506 KB, 7 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 029 22 MMP Preferred Drugs Initiative (PDF, 934.9 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-16-2022 Covid-19 Influenza Vaccine (PDF, 289.6 KB, 5 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 27-22 Rivaroxaban 2.5 mg (PDF, 286.3 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-12-2022 Circular to Pharmacists Free Contraceptive Care (PDF, 231.7 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy circular 023-22 Sep Deployment HTH Reminder (PDF, 183.5 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy-Circular-22-22-Paxlovid. (PDF, 85.6 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 021-22 Update from Medicines Management Programme - Paxlovid (PDF, 186 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular MCAP 18-22 (PDF, 288 KB, 1 page)

Pharmact Circular 019-22 Sample Return of Documentation (PDF, 138 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 17- 22 High Tech Ordering and Management System (PDF,164 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 016-22 HRT Supply (PDF, 181 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-03-2022 Ltr to Pharmacists Covid Booster (PDF, 423 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 011-22 Ref Price June 22 (PDF, 101 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 010-22 re Paxlovid (PDF, 311 KB, 5 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 009-22 Paxlovid Order Process (PDF, 120 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 008-22 Letter from AMRIC (PDF, 224 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 006-22 Ref Pricing April (PDF, 150 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 007 22 Ukrainian Nationals (PDF, 139 KB, 1page)

Pharmacy Circular 005-22 DPS Change March 2022 (PDF, 76 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 002-22 Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome & Preferred Blood Glucose Test Strips (PDF, 1338 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 001-22 Ref Pricing Feb 2022 (PDF, 176 KB, 2 pages)

2021 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 025_21 MCAP (PDF, size 395.7 KB, 6 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 032-21 DPS Threshold Change 2022 (PDF, 92.7 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-13-2021 Roll out of Accelerated COVID-19 Booster Vaccination Programme 22.12.2021 (PDF, 551.6 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 031-21 2022 Pharmacy Reimbursement schedule and calendar (PDF, size 221 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 030-21 High Tech Stock Take 2021 (PDF, size 1.9 MB, 14 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-26-2021 Booster Vaccines (PDF, 46.6 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-09-2021 - 12.10.21 (PDF, 471 KB, 3 pages)

Flu letter Pharmacies 22-09-21 (PDF, 626 KB, 5 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 025-21 Medical Cannabis Access Programme (MCAP) (PDF, 387 KB, 6 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 024-21 Reference Price Circular (PDF, 155 KB, 1 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 022 - 21 Post cyber attack reimbursement (PDF, 351 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 021-21 Eu Digital COVID Certificate – Cert Generation (PDF, 748 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 020-21 Adrenaline Autoinjectors - Claiming Process  (PDF, 153 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 018-21 July Reimbursement Update (PDF, 343 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 017-21 COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen® Operational Update (PDF, 2,38 MB, 42 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 016-21 COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen® Service Update for people aged 18 - 34  (PDF, 939 KB, 11 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 015-21 Pharmacy Reimbursement -Claim Submission for June claims (PDF, 89,2 KB, 1 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 014-21 Rifampicin Shortage (PDF, 744 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 013-21 Operational Guidance for Vaccination in Community Pharmacy (PDF, 4.21 MB, 75 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 012-21 Pharmacy Reimbursement June 2021 (PDF, 102 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 010-21 Final Pharmacist EOI Letter (PDF, 132 KB, 8 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 009-21 PrEP Reference Pricing May 2021 (PDF, 169 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 008-21 Pharmacy Training Grant (PDF, 141 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 007-21 High Tech Ordering and Management System

Pharmacist Circular 006-21 MMP Preferred Product for Glatiramer acetate

Pharmacy Circular 004-21 Sourcing Exempt Medicinal Products from the UK (PDF, 144 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 003-21 Blood Glucose Test Strips (PDF, 403 KB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular Vaccination Programme 03-2021(PDF, 450 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 001-21 Ref Pricing Feb 2021 (PDF, 160 KB, 1 page)

2020 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 037-20 Submission Calendar 2021 (PDF, 238 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 030-20 High Tech stock take for 2020 (PDF, 1,9 MB, 14 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 033-20 Endocrinology and Nephrology roll out for Pharmacists (PDF, 192 KB, 6 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 029-20 Prescription Charges and Drugs Payment Scheme (PDF, 125KB, 1 page) 

Pharmacy Circular 027-20 Direct Acting Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) Application System

Pharmacy Circular 026-20 Training Grant (PDF, 269 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 025-20 Benzodiazepine and Z-Drugs (PDF, 1.93 MB, 4 pages)

Pharmacy Circular NCO-12-20 (PDF, 233 KB, 3 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 023-20 Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions using the High Tech Hub (PDF, 108KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 021-20 Update to COVID 19 Administrative Arrangements (PDF, 125KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 022-20 Semaglutide (Ozempic®) (PDF, 117KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 020-20 Discretionary Hardship Arrangements (PDF, 750 KB, 25 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 19 Fluoxetine 20 mg (PDF, 183KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 017-20 Azithromycin (PDF, 193 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 016-20 Changes in Medicines Legislation (PDF, 215 KB, 13 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 012/20 Hydroxychloroquine (PDF, 198 KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 011-20 Reference Price (PDF, 266 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular Update Covid-19 (PDF, 238 KB, 5 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 010-20 COVID-19 Pharmacy FAQs (PDF, 422KB,10 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 008/20 Covid-19 (PDF, 92.8 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 006/20 Ref Pricing April 2020 (PDF, 156 KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 005/20 Re. Patient Safety Alert - Moxifloxacin (PDF, 199KB, 2 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 004/20 VAT Rate Update (PDF, 337KB, 1 page)

Pharmacy Circular 003/20 Best Value Biological Medicines (PDF, 330KB, 8 pages)

Pharmacy Circular 002/20 High Tech Hub (PDF, 145KB, 2 pages)

2019 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 045/2019 - Liraglutide (Victoza)045 2019

Pharmacy Circular 044/2019 - FAQs regarding pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Pharmacy Circular 42/2019 - Claim Submissions

Pharmacy Circular 41/2019- Reimbursement of PrEP

Pharmacy Circular 39/2019- Discretionary Hardship Applications

Pharmacy Circular 38/2019 - Epauntin (phenytoin)

Pharmacy Circular 33/2019- Apixaban

Pharmacy Circular 29/2019 - Campral

Pharmacy Circular 28/2019 - Reference Pricing

Pharmacy Circular 26/2019 - Phased dispensing

Pharmacy Circular 25/2019 - Changes to Claiming Arrangements

Pharmacy Circular 24/2019 - Local HSE Community Dietetic Service

Pharmacy Circular 21/2019 - High Tech Hub: Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology.

Pharmacy Circular 20/2019- Non-Dispensing Fee Claims

Pharmacy Circular 19/2019 - Centralisation of Long Term Illness Scheme

Pharmacy Circular 17/2019 - Idebenone (Raxone) and Ataluren (Translarna)

Pharmacy Circular 16/2019 - Oral Nutritional Supplements (ons)

Pharmacy Circular 14/2019 - LTI Secure Scheme Checker

Pharmacy Circular 13/2019 - High Tech Hub Ordering and Management System

Pharmacy Circular 08/2019 - High Tech Arrangements

Pharmacy Circular 07/2019 - Changes to prescription charges and Drugs Payment threshold

Pharmacy Circular 3/2019 - Termination of pregnancy service.

Pharmacy Circular 02/2019 - Reimbursement of Dimethyl Fumarate (Skilarence)

Pharmacy Circular 01/2019 - Standard Oral Nutritional Supplements Prescribing Pathway and List

2018 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 40/2018 - Medicines for termination of pregnancy services.

Pharmacy Circular 39/2018 - High Tech medicines

Pharmacy Circular 38/2018 - Claims calendar

Pharmacy Circular 35/2018 - Stocktake for High Tech Scheme

Pharmacy Circular 32/2018 - Centralisation of DPS

Pharmacy Circular 31/2018 - Submission of claims

Pharmacy Circular 30/2018 - Medications: carbidopa and levodopa

Pharmacy Circular 029/2018 - Seasonal Flu Vaccinations

Pharmacy Circular 026/2018 - High Tech Scheme

Pharmacy Circular 021/2018 - Reference Pricing

Pharmacy Circular 020/2018 - Hi Tech ordering system

Pharmacy Circular 18/2018 - Owings Management

Pharmacy Circular 16/2018 - High Tech Hub

Pharmacy Circular 13/2018 - Opoid Substitution Treatment Prescription Form

Pharmacy Circular 11/2018 - Lidocaine Medicated Plaster (Versatis)

Pharmacy Circular 10/2018 - Reimbursement of Freestyle Libre

Pharmacy Circular 08/2018 - Training Grant

Pharmacy Circular 07/2018 - Contractors Data Maintenance

Pharmacy Circular 06/2018 - Valproate

Pharmacy Circular 01/2018 - Wound Management

2017 Circulars

Pharmacy Circular 058/2017 - 2018 schedule

Pharmacy Circular 057/2017 - Pharmacy Query Form

Pharmacy Circular 056/2017 - High Tech scheme

Pharmacy Circular 054/2017 - High Tech scheme ordering and management system

Pharmacy Circular 052/2017 - Reimbursement of entresto

Pharmacy Circular 049/2017 - Electronic claim submission

Pharmacy Circular 047/2017 - Long Term Illness scheme

Pharmacy Circular 43/2017 - National Medical Card Online Service

Pharmacy Circular 41/2017 - High Tech Hub Ordering and Management System.

Pharmacy Circular 37/2017 - EHIC Prescriptions

Pharmacy Circular 35/2017 - Hospital Emergency Scheme

Pharmacy Circular 036/2017 - Reimbursement of Lidocaine Plasters

Pharmacy Circular 033/2017 - Reimbursement of Lidocaine

Pharmacy Circular 31/2017 - Participation in 2017/2017 Seasonal Flu Campaign

Pharmacy Circular 28/2017- Emergency Hormonal Contraception

Pharmacy Circular 27/2017- Praxilene Caps 100

Pharmacy Circular 25/2017- Nadolol

Pharmacy Circular 24/2017- Fumaderm

Pharmacy Circular 23/2017- Reference Pricing - Flucloxacillin

Pharmacy Circular 19/2017- Orkambi - Kalydeco

Pharmacy Circular 16/2017- Phased Dispensing FAQs

Pharmacy Circular 13/2017- Phased Dispensing

Pharmacy Circular 12/2017- Third Party Verification

Pharmacy Circular 10/2017 

Pharmacy Circular 09/2017- PDE5 Inhibitors

Pharmacy Circular 08/2017 - Prescription Charge Changes

Pharmacy Circular 07/2017 - Reference Pricing (Liraglutide)

Pharmacy Circular 06/2017 - Pharmacy Training Grant

Pharmacy Circular 04/0217 - Reference Pricing

Pharmacy Circular 02/2017 - Long Term Illness Scheme

Pharmacy Circular 01/2017 - Reference Pricing

 

 

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