Prescription Pricing Authority


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Prescription Pricing Authority

A body within the NHS (England) which processed prescription items for pharmacists and GPs and produced information for NHS organisations and stakeholders about prescribing volumes, trends and costs. It has been renamed NHS Prescription Services and is the largest body within the NHS Business Services Authority.
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Cairns has since been sacked by the Prescription Pricing Authority.
Staff at the Prescription Pricing Authority in Newcastle and Durham face having their jobs "outsourced" to an overseas multi-national.
Under a new NHS Business Services Authority the Dental Practice Board, NHS Logistics, the Prescription Pricing Authority and the NHS Pensions Agency would all be subject to privatisation.
A silver award for outstanding workplace leadership has been presented to an employee with the Prescription Pricing Authority in Newcastle at the prestigious Lord Oxfuird's Awards for Excellence 2003 held in the House of Lords.
Even the public sector ( another key plank in the North economy ( cannot be relied on after last week's announcement 220 jobs will go at the Prescription Pricing Authority in Durham and Newcastle.
On Thursday, The Journal revealed more than 220 North-East health workers were to lose their jobs at the Prescription Pricing Authority.
Work at the Prescription Pricing Authority ( which calculates payments to pharmacists and GPs for supplying NHS drugs ( is to be done in future by a new computer system.
The number of jobs to be axed at the Prescription Pricing Authority could be more than 220, as many part-time staff could also find themselves out of work.
Over 200 jobs are to go at the Prescription Pricing Authority ( the organisation which processes payments to pharmacists and GPs for supplying NHS drugs ( in Newcastle and Durham City.
Pam has more than 15 years of programme management and funding experience, having worked with Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, the Prescription Pricing Authority, the National Trust and Carlisle Education Department.
An academic lawyer, she is vice-chairwoman of the Council of the University of Durham and is currently chairwoman of the Newcastle-based Prescription Pricing Authority.
She combined her studies with a four-year part-time job at the Prescription Pricing Authority, where she was responsible for data input and information analysis, along with staff training for new team members.

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