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Go compare – burden of disease in England

England outperforms other home nations in most areas of disease burden.

Pharmacists offered ‘fast-track’ medical degrees under Brexit plans

The government is planning to offer pharmacists and paramedics a fast-track conversion course to retrain as doctors.

Lower income families less likely to recognise cancer risks

Individuals from a lower-income household brackets have been found less likely to recognise cancer risk factors.

Coronavirus public information campaign launched across the UK

A public campaign has been launched to advise people on how to protect themselves from infection from the coronavirus.

Save money by merging LPCs say trade bodies

Pharmacy trade bodies recommend a reduction in the number of LPCs to save money and improve support.

Pharmacy leads elected for 40 PCNs in North East London

The elected pharmacy leads for 40 primary care networks in North East London have been revealed.

Pharmacies still failing to meet safety standards, warns PDA

The PDA warns many UK pharmacies are still failing to meet key patient safety standards such as adequate staffing levels.

NHS forced into rethink on PCN service specs

GPs reject draft service specifications.

HIV transmission rate continues to fall

UK on the way to reaching goal of eliminating HIV transmission by 2030.

Wuhan coronavirus reaches the UK

CMOs raise risk to the public from low to moderate.

CPCS investigation

Since the community pharmacist consultation service launched last year, there have been some unexpected challenges.

OTC casebook: head lice

We examine the questions and misconceptions about head lice.

Sigma donates medical supplies to Ugandan hospitals

Sigma has donated medical goods which will be distributed to hospitals in a deprived part of Uganda.

Changes to Avicenna leadership team

Pharmacy support group Avicenna has announced changes to its leadership team.

EU court rules on GSK 'pay-for-delay' appeal

The European Court of Justice has upheld a UK decision that GSK and other companies entered an illegal agreement.

Lloyds to charge £25 for new health check service

LloydsPharmacy has launched a new private health check service that includes a blood pressure and BMI check.

Squeezed margins ‘the biggest threat facing pharmacy’ in 2020

Pressures on gross margins are the biggest threat facing community pharmacies in 2020, according to a new survey.

Pharmacies across Europe hit by drug shortages

Community pharmacies in 24 countries in Europe experienced medicines shortages last year, according to a PGEU report.

New FP10 forms circulated to prevent penalty charges

NHSBSA has begun issuing new prescription forms and tokens to make it easier to check patients' exemption status.

PSNC pushing for further investment

PSNC will not wait for annual review to put case for further investment.

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