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Brexit no-deal: Pharmacists should substitute prescriptions

Government should consider substituting prescriptions in event of no-deal Brexit

Second Boots union ballot confirmed for February

Second ballot to determine pharmacists’ union representation at Boots confirmed for February

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role  

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

Know More Pain campaign launched

The campaign encourages people to understand more about body pain, including its causes.

GPhC consults on renewal fees

It is the first time the regulatory body has proposed an increase in fees since 2015.

Funding offer accepted "with heavy heart"

PSNC chief executive Simon Dukes said the latest funding level agreement was a “difficult decision” to make.

Community pharmacy clinical audit published

The audit looks at advising people with diabetes on the importance of receiving their annual seasonal flu vaccination.

MHRA no-deal Brexit consultation closes soon

The consultation covers no-deal proposals on medicines, clinical trials and medical devices.

Philip Galt joins NPA board

Galt is MD and Superintendent Pharmacist of Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy.

Celebrity push for free flu jab uptake

Athlete Roger Black, singer Amelia Lily and TV presenter Matt Johnson have teamed up with Sanofi Pasteur.

Independent Pharmacy Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners have been announced at a celebratory luncheon at the House of Commons. 

Tory vice-chair champions pharmacy flu jab service

Chris Skidmore MP invited Ellacombe Pharmacy to his community Health and Wellbeing day.

New tool helps Numark members to use NHS data fully

Numark believes the platform will revolutionise the way its members access and use NHS data.

'Crucial for health leaders to engage with pharmacy', says RPS

RPS England has called on the NHS to make the most of pharmacy to support patient care.

'Keep Antibiotics Working' campaign returns

This year, a bespoke version of the successful 'non-prescription pad' has been developed specifically for pharmacists.

HCP first, business manager second, finds Bayer

More than a third of pharmacists are not comfortable with the selling side of their business, finds Bayer.

Ground breaking therapy for children with leukaemia

Up to 30 children a year in England with ALL are to be offered the CAR-T therapy, Kymriah.

Better support for LTCs could reduce A&E pressures

More evidence of the benefits of helping people effectively manage their long term health conditions has emerged in a briefing by the Health Foundation.

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