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If stock is transferred within the same designated Wholesaler or to another designated Wholesaler, then there is no need for packs to be verified under FMD. Normal GDP rules apply.
“Article 3 of the Delegated Regulation lists a number of definitions including a ‘healthcare institution’ as meaning ‘a hospital, in-or outpatient clinic or health centre’. The UK has classed General Practitioners (GPs) and Dispensing Doctors as health centres and therefore healthcare institutions.
Yes the existing endpoints will be available for a period, but you should develop your software at the earliest opportunity to the new version. Two versions of endpoints will be available at all times for backwards compatibility
Yes. The use of multi-factor authentication is mandated by the Delegated Regulation and has been implemented in the UKNI MVS using an X509 Certificate.
Yes. The Department of Health and Social Care agreed in July 2016 that all GP Surgeries, Practices and Health Centres, including out-of-hours GP services, are considered healthcare institutions, and are therefore within the scope of FMD.
SecurMed UK has not implemented the T&Cs module.
All Pharmacy staff involved in the dispensing process must be trained to follow FMD protocols on verification and/or decommissioning of products.
Yes. New interfaces will have different endpoints, URLs may be subject to change but will remain on the same domain.
NHS Digital have published a Toolkit for Secondary care functions. The NHS publish information, including frequently asked questions about FMD on their Specialist Pharmacy website: www. sps. nhs. uk
SecurMed will provide individual credentials for each Location that is individually registered with the relevant body. This includes, (but is not limited to):
Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
For more information, please visit our End User Registration Guidance page.
Yes. Duplicate credentials can be requested for the same location. SecurMed UK will validate the request.
The use of multi-factor authentication is mandated by the Delegated Regulation.
For instructions on how to login to the UKNI MVS please see our quick start guides.
Registering with SecurMed for Access to the UKNI MVS
Registration is required of all organisations and companies that handle or dispense prescription medicine, located in Northern Ireland, including (but not limited to):
GP Practices and Health Centres
If your End User...