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Boots and charity strengthen support for pharmacists

Pharmacist Support will continue coaching pharmacists at Boots to overcome problems such as stress, debt and addiction.

Second list of April price concessions released

The Department of Health and Social Care has published the second list of drug price concessions for April.

Pharmacy training given £3.6m boost in Wales

The Welsh government will plough an extra £3.6 million in 2020-21 to improve pharmacists' training.

PDA secures crunch apprenticeship meeting

The PDA has arranged a meeting with IATE to talk over its contentious plans to introduce a pharmacy apprenticeship.

DHSC release first concession price list for April

The Department of Health and Social Care released the first list of drug price concessions for April on April 16.

RPS: More details about pharmacy apprenticeship needed

The RPS writes to IATE to ask for more details on its pharmacy apprenticeship amid 'considerable concern' from members.

New guidance launched for online pharmacies

Online pharmacies will be required to adhere to new guidance by the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Ex-RPSGB president lodges complaint against pharmacist

Steve Churton has made numerous complaints against the pharmacist who lodged bullying allegations against him.  

GPhC: We must accredit apprenticeship scheme

The GPhC tells IATE that its pharmacist apprenticeship scheme must go through the regulator’s accreditation process.

Well opens pharmacy in WH Smith at Gatwick

Well has launched a pharmacy inside a WHSmith store in Gatwick Airport’s north terminal.

Domiciliary pharmacist visits can identify patient need

Domiciliary visits by pharmacists to housebound patients on multiple medicines improves understanding of their needs.

RPS: We have not contributed to pharmacy apprenticeship

The RPS says it has not contributed to a proposed pharmacist apprenticeship and wants to get the profession's views. 

RPS made £1.2m loss last year reveals report

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society's annual financials to December 31, 2018 reveal eight individuals earned £100,000 or more. 

PDA: GPhC proposals risk future of pharmacy

The PDA warns the GPhC it risks the future of the pharmacy profession if it presses ahead with its education and training plans.

Charity calls for urgent review of supply chain

The Epilepsy Society calls for an urgent review of the supply chain with a record number of drugs on the concessionary list.

NPA: We won’t 'stand still' until PSNC talks end

NPA chief Mark Lyonette says it will not wait for funding talks to end before helping members with local health structures.

Breaking: PSNC opens pharmacy contract talks

The PSNC has opened talks with the government on the community pharmacy contractual framework for 2019-20.

Alphega may expand into Northern Ireland

Alphega Pharmacy is exploring the possibility of expanding its network of pharmacies into Northern Ireland.

Independents beating multiples on safety issues

Independents fare better than larger chains when it comes to safety standards although many independents are still falling short.

Nominations for national pharmacy board elections revealed

Twenty-one candidates have been nominated for election to the three national pharmacy boards.

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