empty

Business

Pharmacies can use DHSC flu stock from Friday

Pharmacies can deliver flu vaccines using the DHSC's centrally procured stock from tomorrow.  

Boots profits down 11.5 per cent ‘due to Covid’

The last financial quarter saw Boots UK hit with a 9.1 per cent drop in retail sales and an 11.5 per cent drop in adjusted gross profit.

Pharmacy2U slashes its losses by £12 million

Pharmacy2U lost significantly less money in the year ending March 2020 than in the previous year, its latest annual report shows.

Boots parent sells off wholesaler arm for $6.5bn

Walgreens Boots Alliance, parent company of Boots UK, has announced it is selling its Alliance Healthcare businesses for approximately $6.5bn.

February deadline for PPE reimbursement claims

PSNC and DHSC agree mechansim for PPE reimbursement claims

New guidance explains Community Pharmacy Regulation changes

Guidance on implementing the new Regulations published in October, including new DMS 

Discharge Medicines Service to become Essential Service in February

Regulations guidance has been published to support pharmacy contractors in providing the service

PQS requirements in England relaxed to create extra capacity ahead of DMS

Changes will provide additional capacity for contractors to implement the Discharge Medicines Service in February, says PSNC

MHRA considering revision of medicines distance selling logo

Anyone in Northern Ireland selling medicines online must still comply with EU requirements

PPE claims for 2020 – announcement expected soon says PSNC

Any PPE purchased up to 31 December will be covered by reimbursement mechanism

PDAU signs agreement to represent pharmacists in NI GP federations

PDAU negotiate pay, leave, pensions and other issues for more than 300 pharmacists who work for GP federations  

Pharmacy Covid funding petition passes 40,000 signatures

A petition urging the government to cover costs incurred by pharmacies during Covid-19 is gathering pace.

DHSC announces second wave of December concessions

The DHSC has today announced the second wave of price concessions for December.

Pharmacy mole scanning services ‘relieve GP pressure’

Community pharmacy mole scanning services can help identify cases of melanoma and relieve pressure on other parts of the health service, a study finds.

Numark video hails pharmacy successes during Covid-19

Numark has produced a short film depicting their member pharmacies' successes during the pandemic.

AAH axes pharmacy surcharges following critical NPA report

AAH says it will stop surcharges following a report that shed light on the problems they were causing.   

Half of contractors fear closures due to financial pressures

MPs and Lords warn that “irreversible damage” will be done to England’s pharmacy network unless the Government offers urgent financial support.

Day Lewis: Pharmacists must meet Brexit challenges head on

The post-December 31 Brexit landscape presents a number of challenges for Britain's community pharmacy network, Jay Patel of Day Lewis has said. 

Avicenna launches free prescription app

Avicenna has launched a free prescription ordering app called Manage My Meds.

NPA creates 400 placements for unemployed youth

A month after launching a new scheme entitled ‘Kickstart’, the NPA has already reached 400 placements.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 25 Next


This website is for healthcare professionals, people who work in pharmacy and pharmacy students. By clicking into any content, you confirm this describes you and that you agree to Independent Pharmacist's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We use essential, performance, functional and advertising cookies to give you a better web experience. Find out how to manage these cookies here. We also use Interest Based Advertising Cookies to display relevant advertisements on this and other websites based on your viewing behaviour. By clicking "Accept" you agree to the use of these Cookies and our Cookie Policy.