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Analytics company helps pharmacies secure advanced payments

A data analytics company is offering pharmacies advanced payments on the prescriptions they will dispense.  

Facemasks make up 40% of Lloyds online sales

Facemasks accounted for 40 per cent of products sold over the LloydsPharmacy website in May, the multiple has said.

Well says one million sign up to text message service

Well claims one million patients have signed up to its prescription medicine text messaging service. 

NI pharmacies get £13m funding boost for Covid services

The NI health minister has announced £13.25m to help pharmacies provide additional services during the Covid-19 crisis.

Pharmacists eligible for £20k GP partner 'golden hello'

New to Partnership Payment Scheme gives opportunity for pharmacists to become a partner at their GP practice.

DHSC publishes final list of concessions for June

The Department of Health and Social Care has today released the final list of price concessions for June.

LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo launch delivery service

LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo partnership to deliver medical essentials across the UK. 

A further £20m cash advance for English pharmacies

Contractors are to receive a further £20 million cash advance at the end of June, bringing the total cash injections from Government to £370m.

Watchdog investigating pharmacies over handgel prices

The CMA has launched investigations into four retailers, including pharmacies, suspected of charging “excessive and unfair prices”.

SoPs to survey impact of Covid-19 on pharmacies

Researchers are looking for people to take part in a survey exploring the impact of Covid-19 on community pharmacy teams

ABPI consults on major overhaul of Code of Practice

The proposals for the Code would result in the most significant structural change in nearly 30 years.

BAME staff still waiting for Covid risk assessment

More than two-thirds of BAME pharmacists and pre-reg trainees have not had workplace coronavirus risk assessments

RPS posts operating deficit for 2019 but revenue up

Total revenue up by £73,000 to £23.45m, with Pharmaceutical Press, at £17.82m, remaining by far the largest revenue earner

Over 130 NI pharmacies using PDM for volunteer deliveries

Pro Delivery Manager has been integrated into the volunteer delivery scheme to ensure people shielding get their medicines.

Lockdown shifts online shoppers towards medicines

Medicines among top categories for first time purchase on Amazon

New app coming to help those with type 2 diabetes

NHS England appoints a Newcastle-based tech company Changing Health to deliver diabetes support programme

GPhC: review risk assessments in light of BAME Covid-19 risk

GPhC reminds pharmacy owners that they have a responsibility to identify and manage risks

Rosemont sold to private equity firm Inflexion

Private equity firm Inflexion has bought liquid medicines specialists Rosemont Pharmaceuticals from Perrigo  

Lloyds offers £38k for those on provisional register

LloydsPharmacy offers pharmacy pre-regs eligible for provisional registration £38,480 plus a clinical support programme

Simon Stevens visits pharmacy to mark CPCS milestone

NHS chief Simon Stevens marked the fact pharmacies in England have processed over 300k CPCS referrals. 

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