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Omega 3 supplements 'do not benefit heart health', say experts

The evidence comes from a new Cochrane systematic review which combines the results of 79 randomised trials involving 112,059 people.

PAGB intensifies call for national self care strategy

Self care must be part of the government's long-term vision, says trade body.

Pharmacy2U misled public, says ASA

Pharmacy2U's TV claims deemed 'unsubstantiated' and must not appear again.

Lest we forget

Steve Ainsworth remembers Olive Crooke, a remarkable Irish pharmacist who served during the First World War.

Wockhardt discontinues Hypurin Bovine Insulin

All patients using Hypurin® Bovine Insulin will need to have their prescription changed.

Hancock urged to 'grasp the social care challenge'

“We do not need an NHS plan, we need a health and care plan," says NHS Confederation.

Online blink test aids in-pharmacy dry eye advice

The test has been developed by RB in response to the rise in 21st century screen use.

Pharmacist Support expands #GoGreen4PS 2018

The aim of the campaign is to bring the pharmacy community together and to raise money to help fund vital services for pharmacists, former pharmacists, pre-registration trainees and MPharm students in need of support.

So who is Matt Hancock?

What do we know about Jeremy Hunt's replacement?

Technicians don't want supervisory role, says PDA

New proposals would have a massive impact on a pharmacist’s and technician’s job.

GPhC wants views on updated disclosure policy

The regulatory body is seeking views on two key policy changes.

New model of care could free up 18m GP appointments

A Sheffield pharmacy has shown just how effective integrated pharmacy services can be.

Joint resource on valproate published

The resource includes a decision pathway and key points for consideration to prompt conversations between the pharmacy team and their patients. 

GPhC proposes new safeguards for online medicines supply

The regulatory body says it is concerned that it can sometimes be too easy to obtain certain medicines on the internet.

Pharmacy bodies urge inclusion in 'NHS Assembly'

An ‘NHS Assembly’ is to be created, to include representatives from commissioning bodies as well as those who work in the healthcare sector.

Government aims to halve childhood obesity by 2030

Latest research has found that one in 25 children in England aged 10 or 11 are severely obese.

Pharmacists play key role in elderly adherence, says FIP

Dosage administration aids and reminder systems are among a list of pharmacy interventions with evidence of improving adherence to medication in elderly patients.

UTI guide added to PHE diagnostic collection

A quick reference guide for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections is being added to its collection of guides for the diagnosis of infectious diseases by Public Health England.

Community Pharmacy Scotland wins £2.6m settlement gain

CPS says the settlement will reduce the reliance on reimbursement of the cost of medicines.

RPS to press pharmacy potential following NHS £20bn promise

Sandra Gidley said the Society will be writing to the Health Secretary to highlight pharmacy's underused potential.
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