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Confidence, clarity and cost efficiency in Primary Care Rebate Schemes (PCRS)

THE FREE RADICAL NETWORK LEADS THE WAY IN PCRS DEVELOPMENT, CREATION & IMPLEMENTATION

The FRN is the only UK agency that offers a full-service management of Primary Care Rebate Schemes (PCRS) with over 7 years experience. We specialise in the clinical governance of PCRS, contractual development and management, prescribing intelligence and analysis, dashboard development, transparent rebate transactions as well as team training and briefing.

FRN ensures that your PCRS runs smoothly from conception to implementation.

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PRIMARY CARE REBATE SCHEMES

Primary Care Rebate Scheme (PCRS) are contractual agreements initiated by pharmaceutical companies, directly or via third parties, and an NHS legal entity which offers financial rebates on particular branded medicines.

The Free Radical Network is a system which allows the industry and primary care organisations to take advantage of lower prices in primary care, by using economies of scale and removing high costs of administration and management.

Benefits of PCRS for the NHS and Industry

Free Radical Network has been developed to allow the NHS to take advantage of lower prices in primary care, by using economies of scale and removing high costs of administration and management.

Access for patients to high quality medicines

Greater value for money to the NHS

Greater Commercial flexibility for manufacturers

Administrative flexibility

Exit Strategy for end of patent drugs

THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF PCRS

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Have 3-4 active rebates in place
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Average saving across a range of £13,000 to £340,000
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have PCRS in place for medicine

PCRS in CCGs and Acute Trusts

CCGs

  • Anticoagulants

  • Blood glucose test strips

  • CHD

  • Diabetes

  • Endocrinology

  • Enternal nutrition

  • Flu vaccines

  • GI

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Myasthenic syndromes

  • Osteoporosis

  • Prostrate cancer

  • Respiratory – inhaled steroids

  • Rheumatology

  • Sip feeds

  • Stoma products

  • Stroke

  • Urology

  • Vitamin & mineral supplements

  • Wet Age Related Macular Disease

  • Wound management

Acute Trusts

  • Antibiotics

  • Antifungals

  • Dermatology

  • Enteral/parental nutrition

  • Haematologic disorders

  • Glaucoma

  • Infertility

  • Local and inhaled anaesthetics

  • Oncology/chemotherapy

  • Osteoporosis

  • Pregnancy test kits

  • Respiratory

  • Thrombolytics

  • Wet Age Related Macular Disease

  • Wound care products

FREE RADICAL NETWORK EXPERTISE

We can advise on a rebate strategy based on Behavioural, market analysis and experience.

Develop bespoke contracts and legal considerations related to rebates and the NHS.

We have expert knowledge of governance procedures and assessments of rebates.

Contract Management and Simplified signage process.

NHS intelligence to provide assessment of primary care therapy area landscape and potential.

Transparent financial transactions.

Company/ CCG dashboard access.

Maintenance of KAM local relationships.

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MARKET ACCESS CONSULTANTS

  • Small team of Market Access Consultants, experienced in rebate development and implementation

  • Work alongside headcount team, dedicated to rebate sign up, contract development and ultimately increased implementation

  • Effectively use analytics within conversations