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PSNC fears further, larger, funding cuts in 2017/18

Further cuts to pharmacy funding could be on the way, warns PSNC

MHRA issues statement on halted French clinical trial

No clinical trials were taking place in UK using drug involved in the French trial suspended after fatality

Pharmacy could deliver Health Checks more efficiently, says study

NHS Health Checks helped prevent at least 2,500 heart attacks and strokes in five years

Alliance beats the weather with 99% of deliveries completed

Successful delivery rate shows extent of winter preparedness, says wholesaler

All doctors to take prescribing test from August

BMA expresses concern at new requirement for all doctors to pass prescribing test before qualifying

NPA calls on contractors to mobilise political opinion

Ian Strachan predicts "war of words" with government over cuts will soon enter new phase

PSNC advises contractors on dispensing antivirals

PSNC issues advise on dispensing, and ordering stock of oseltamivir and zanamivir

Lithium medication app available free to patients

New lithium app records patients' up-to-date blood test results

Apps for pharmacy guide: latest edition launched

Latest guide to useful apps for pharmacists now available from CPPE

NPA chairman's new year message

NPA chairman Ian Strachan expresses the Association's empathy and support for independents

Pharmacy Voice launches patient safety survey

Online survey will help Pharmacy Voice to shape its patient safety work and lobbying activity

Pharmacy recognised in New Year’s honours

Five representatives of the pharmacy sector recognised in the New Year honours list for 2016

Over 4 million people now have diabetes

Diabetes UK warns of consequences of rising number of people with diabetes

Independents rally to NPA campaign against cuts

Strachan warns that government's "dangerous experiment" could cause pharmacy closures

Pharmacists invited to apply for research awards

Pharmacy Research UK invites pharmacists to apply for research awards and bursaries before May 4 deadline.

NHS 111 online used over one million times

NHS 111 online has been used over one million times since it started 18 months ago according to NHS Digital.

Pharmacist Support launch survey to understand issues

Pharmacist Support has launched an online survey to understand the issues facing pharmacy students and pharmacists.

Women’s pharmacy body to dissolve at end of 2019

The National Association of Women Pharmacists said it will dissolve at the end of the year because of “numerous societal changes.”

Cannabis conundrums

Certain medical products derived from cannabis are now available on prescription in the UK. Richard Hough examines a decision that could have wide-ranging implications for patients…

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