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Advanz lands multi-million fine for inflating liothyronine prices

'Price optimisation' strategy saw prices hiked by 6,000 per cent over eight years.

Boots pharmacists push for above-inflation pay rise

The pay claim seeks to mitigate the impact of last year's pay freeze, says PDAU.

Boots employee loses tribunal case involving racism allegations

Dorothy Roach said she was constructively dismissed after a racism investigation was opened.

GPs accused of using scare tactics to boost flu jab numbers

Concerns raised around the impact GP tactics could have on other local providers.

ASDA pharmacist makes 'life-saving' intervention in colleague's heart attack

Gloucestershire pharmacist Leo Duah-Gyawu was concerned by his colleague's chest pain.

NI pharmacies start rolling out Moderna jabs

A new phase for Northern Ireland's pharmacy Covid vaccination programme.

EPB chair: Don't take away pharmacists' Covid vaccine indemnity

Govind warns minister that removing indemnity will hinder jabs delivery.

NHS to delegate all pharmacy commissioning by 2023

Pharmacy commissioning to be completely delegated to ICBs by April 2023.

HCPs cast doubt on public's ability to self care

Nearly half of the healthcare professionals in the UK don't believe the public are able to look after their own health.

Superdrug profits plummeted by 80 per cent last year

Profits plummeted to 18.8m in 2020 as the pandemic hit footfall, the company's accounts reveal.

Jeremy Hunt: Pharmacies must 'make voice heard' on ICSs

Former health secretary says pharmacies should seize new commissioning opportunities.

Biosimilars on the menu for moderate rheumatoid arthritis

NICE guidance previously recommended biologics only for severe RA.

Smoking rates greater in poorer households

A study finds a strong link between poverty and higher smoking rates.

New NHS clinics to provide pelvic floor support for women

Pregnant women and new mums are to receive support from new NHS clinics.

NICE recommends mental health support for people with acne

Mental health support is key in managing acne vulgaris, says clinical watchdog.

Announcement of Dukes exit 'could cause uncertainty'

Alliance boss Mount warns about uncertainty caused by Dukes impending departure.

Phoenix rebrands prescription app as Hey Pharmacist

The app aims to equip Numark members to compete with online pharmacies.

RPS calls for action on women's health inequalities

Action is needed to reduce the inequalities faced by women when accessing health services, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said. 

NHSE: Pharmacy must speak 'as one' to gain power

Community pharmacies need to speak 'as one' to gain greater influence within primary care, a senior NHS England official has said. 

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