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PAGB calls for greater pharmacy role in health records

Pharmacists should be empowered to write in people’s medical records, says PAGB.

'Check before you tick' pharmacy toolkit now available

The campaign encourages patients to check whether they are entitled to free prescriptions.

High Court funding decision upheld

Appeals by both the PSNC and the NPA against the October 2016 High Court funding decision have been dismissed.

Mixed reception for unannounced inspection proposal

Some national bodies welcome the move, some express concern.

RPS recognises risks of no-deal Brexit

The RPS has commented on the risks of any failure to secure a deal that ensured the "effective movement" of pharmaceutical products between the UK and the EU.

PAGB intensifies call for national self care strategy

Self care must be part of the government's long-term vision, says trade body.

Hancock urged to 'grasp the social care challenge'

“We do not need an NHS plan, we need a health and care plan," says NHS Confederation.

So who is Matt Hancock?

What do we know about Jeremy Hunt's replacement?

Technicians don't want supervisory role, says PDA

New proposals would have a massive impact on a pharmacist’s and technician’s job.

GPhC wants views on updated disclosure policy

The regulatory body is seeking views on two key policy changes.

New model of care could free up 18m GP appointments

A Sheffield pharmacy has shown just how effective integrated pharmacy services can be.

GPhC proposes new safeguards for online medicines supply

The regulatory body says it is concerned that it can sometimes be too easy to obtain certain medicines on the internet.

Pharmacy bodies urge inclusion in 'NHS Assembly'

An ‘NHS Assembly’ is to be created, to include representatives from commissioning bodies as well as those who work in the healthcare sector.

Community Pharmacy Scotland wins £2.6m settlement gain

CPS says the settlement will reduce the reliance on reimbursement of the cost of medicines.

RPS to press pharmacy potential following NHS £20bn promise

Sandra Gidley said the Society will be writing to the Health Secretary to highlight pharmacy's underused potential.

Many happy returns!

Steve Ainsworth tracks the history of the NHS and finds it’s never been a case of plain sailing.

Brexit Health Alliance warns over spread of 'super infections'

The Alliance says that public health issues must be addressed upfront by Brexit negotiators.

RPS Wales welcomes vision to transform care

The Society lauds the emphasis on providing care closer to home through building the architecture for primary and community care.

DHSC gains new powers to control price of generics

The National Audit Office (NAO) has issued a report about its investigation into NHS spending on generic medicines in primary care.

RCP backs call for bigger role for pharmacy in mental health care provision

A new report from the RPS says that pharmacists can be better utilised as part of the multidisciplinary team to support people with mental health problems.
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PAGB calls for greater pharmacy role in health records

Pharmacists should be empowered to write in people’s medical records, says PAGB.

'Check before you tick' pharmacy toolkit now available

The campaign encourages patients to check whether they are entitled to free prescriptions.

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PAGB calls for greater pharmacy role in health records

Pharmacists should be empowered to write in people’s medical records, says PAGB.

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Brexit Health Alliance warns over spread of 'super infections'

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