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Pharmacist Support sets £10k goal for #GoGreen4PS

The weeklong event, now in its second year, kicks off on World Pharmacists Day on 25 September.

Voyage of discovery for Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2017

Discover Your Local Pharmacy is the theme of the next Ask Your Pharmacist Week.

Alliance warns patients at risk in Brexit negotiations

The Brexit Health Alliance warns that patients will suffer unless negotiators make sure that issues such as access to new medicines are given the attention they deserve. 

Bestway Medhub teams with Cambrian Alliance Group

The agreement sees Bestway Medhub become one of the group’s official supplier partners for generics, parallel imports, over-the-counter pharmacy products and dressings.

Independents urged to build bridges with local MPs

The NPA will give bespoke support to any pharmacist hosting an MP in their pharmacy.

RPS raises concerns over mooted prescription restrictions

The RPS believes people on low incomes wouldl be disproportionately affected by the change.

GPhC to consult on safe pharmacy practice

The GPhC is to consult on guidance to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team.

Ash Soni re-elected president of RPS

Soni, a community pharmacist and clinical network lead for Lambeth clinical commissioning group, returns to the role which he previously held July 2014 - July 2016.

Numark's D'Arcy to step down as MD

D'Arcy will remain as chairman for the next two years.

NPA report highlights importance of human touch 

National Pharmacy Association's latest report details the benefits of face to face care.

All systems go

Claire Ward examines the possible implications of Accountable Care Systems on community pharmacy.

Updated BNF app now available to download

The new BNF & BNFC App has been designed to be responsive, interactive and easy to access.

Striding out in Doncaster

Pharmacist of the Year Award at the Independent Pharmacy Awards in 2016, Laura Sharp is now part of a rare breed of pharmacist who combines independent community pharmacy with working in a GP practice.

Sigma wins 2017 PING Award for Innovation

Sigma's new picking/packing warehouse development is first in Britain to merge FMD standards into the operation.

Pharmacists in push to increase uptake of shingles vaccine

For the month of July, London pharmacies are highlighting the availability of the shingles vaccine to eligible groups of patients.

Darzi Fellowship to use community pharmacy for first time

The output of the one-year project will be a toolkit guide to delivering hormonal treatments via the community pharmacy setting.

New data finds many fertility apps 'misleading'

New data calls into question the usability of many fertility apps.

MHRA grants marketing authorisation for Maloff Protect

Up until now, atovaquone/proguanil antimalarials have only been available with a prescription.

GPC Wales and CPW to collaborate over flu vaccination

The agreement is to encourage a truly collaborative approach to ensure all those eligible for the flu vaccination can access it.

Superdrug makes generic EHC move

Superdrug's generic levonorgestrel pill has gone on sale for £13.49 at 200 branches nationwide.
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Pharmacist Support sets £10k goal for #GoGreen4PS

The weeklong event, now in its second year, kicks off on World Pharmacists Day on 25 September.

Voyage of discovery for Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2017

Discover Your Local Pharmacy is the theme of the next Ask Your Pharmacist Week.

Opinion

Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Merck Consumer Health, highlights risk ...

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Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Merck Consumer Health, highlights risk ...

It's looking good up North

The pharmacy market in the north of England is strong, say Oliver Brown and Oscar James, business agents - medical at Ch...

Quality Payments - how to claim them all

Leyla Hannbeck, chief pharmacist at the NPA, provides advice on maximising Quality Payments.