Bank Holiday Cover 2017 – 2020

Request for notification of opening hours on forthcoming Public and Bank Holidays – Dec 2018 & Jan 2019 

Copy of email sent to all pharmacies on 05/09/18.

NHS England North Yorkshire and Humber Region have arrangements in place directing a number of community pharmacies across the region for period 2017 – 2020. They are now seeking confirmation from any other pharmacy that intend to open and would like to be advertised and profiled on NHS 111. If you are unsure if you have been directed a copy of the directed rotas are available on this webpage below.

Please read the letter to pharmacies below and complete the form to notify NHS England of your opening hours on forthcoming Public and Bank Holidays – Dec 2018 & Jan 2019.

ACTION: Please complete the form stating whether closed or open on Public and Bank holidays – Dec 2018 & Jan 2019. Please return the completed form by 17th Sept 2018 to:  Please include your Contractor (ODS) Code within the subject of the email.

Letter Re Intention to open (Xmas & NY 2018 19)

Bank Holiday Form for completion (Xmas & NY 2018 19)-pdf version

Bank Holiday Form for completion (Xmas & NY 2018 19) – word version

If you are closed on the Bank Holiday dates,

you must notify your patients of the nearest pharmacies open to your pharmacy on the said Bank holiday dates by completing the below template and placing it in your window or a position where it can be viewed by the public.

Pharmacy Opening Notification Template

NHS England Directions to Open

For those pharmacies who have been directed to open, please use the new claim form on PharmOutcomes. Pharmacies will be accredited to use the form on PO prior to each bank holiday.

Paper claims will no longer be accepted                                                                                                   

Please click the following links to ensure you are opening as directed by NHS England for the bank holidays in 2018-2020: