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Pharmacist who lodged bullying claims contacts MP for support

A pharmacist who lodged a complaint about alleged bullying has contacted her MP.

NPA welcomes new board member

Olivier Picard, who runs three pharmacies in Reading and High Wycombe, has been elected to the NPA board.

DHSC reveals final list of December price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care announces final list of price concessions for December.

EPB chair: Planned rather than random pharmacy closures is preferred

EPB chair Sandra Gidley said if pharmacies close, there should be planned not random closures.

PDAU repeat charity donation pledge during Boots ballot

The PDAU pledges to give £1 to charity for each vote cast in next year's Boots ballot.

Second list of December price concessions released

The DHSC released the second list of December concessions - 18 days into the month.

GSK agrees joint venture with Pfizer

GSK and Pfizer agree to combine their consumer healthcare businesses.

Increased regulatory focus on aesthetic pharmacists

GPhC and Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners will exchange information and intelligence to ensure standards are upheld.

HDA chair: We’ll dispel rumours and disinformation about drug shortages

HDA chair Jeremy Main says his organisation will try to dispel "disinformation” about drug shortages.

DHSC releases first wave of December concessions

The DHSC released the first list of price concessions for December - 14 days into the month.

Products with lidocaine for teething to be sold only in pharmacies

Products containing lidocaine to treat teething will only be sold in pharmacies from next year.

Pharmacy2U denied access to NPA members’ details

The high court denies Pharmacy2U's demand to access NPA members' details 

Interview: Jeremy Main

The HDA's first independent chair wants to give the organisation a vibrant voice.

PSNC to give LPCs more support next year

The PSNC has outlined three main topics which will drive its work next year.

One in 10 patients on repeats regularly run out of medicine

One in 10 patients on repeat scripts consistently run out of medicine and go to A&E 

Final standards for independent prescribers to be published next year

The final standards for the training and education of independent prescribers will be published in the new year.

Juggling family life and pharmacy career

How can women and men fulfil their caring responsibilities and manage their pharmacy business?

Ridge to lead review into overprescribing

Chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge will lead a review into overprescribing in the NHS.

Healthwatch - December 2018

Brian Collett brings you the month's research news...

Pharmacist-owner GPhC regulation must have parity

PDA urges GPhC to ensure there is “parity” in regulation of pharmacists and owners.

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