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Not listed in Part VIIIB of the Drug Tariff

Pharmacy

Where the unlicensed medicine is manufactured under a specials license or sourced under an importers license issued by the MHRA, you should endorse:

  • the MHRA licence number of the supplier or importer 
  • the batch number of the item 
  • pack size from which the order was supplied 
  • invoice price per pack size from which the product was supplied less discount or rebates 
  • 'SP' to claim the fixed fee to pay for cost incurred in sourcing the product 
  • 'ED' to claim the fixed fee for extemporaneous dispensing if the product has been extemporaneously dispensed by your pharmacy or a 3rd party.

Practice

  • the MHRA licence number of the supplier or importer 
  • the batch number of the item 
  • pack size from which the order was supplied 
  • invoice price per pack size from which the product was supplied less discount or rebates 
  • if out of pocket expenses are being claimed, the endorsement should be XP. The actual cost of expenses must be claimed, up to a maximum of £20.

Listed in Part VIIIB

Pharmacy

No endorsement of price is needed if the item is in Part VIIIB.

The only thing you may need to endorse is one of the following:

  • 'SP' to claim the fixed fee to pay for cost incurred in sourcing the product.
  • 'ED' to claim the fixed fee for extemporaneous dispensing if the product has been extemporaneously dispensed by your pharmacy or a 3rd party.

Practice

If out of pocket expenses are being claimed, the endorsement should be XP. The actual cost of expenses must be claimed, up to a maximum of £20.