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Over-60s told not to take aspirin to prevent CVD

Researchers say people in their 40s and 50s can take aspirin as a preventative step only.

Scottish Govt explores 'further powers' on pharmacy closures

CPhO Alison Strath says the Scottish Government is monitoring the issue of short notice closures.

Northern pharmacy chain to sell 16 branches

The Hub Pharmacy puts most of its stores up for sale after six years in business.

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National awards celebrate the work of independents across the UK

Glasgow pharmacist John-Paul Mackie voted Independent Pharmacist of the Year.

GPhC to consult on rule changes to allow FtP hearings by videolink

The GPhC wants to make rule changes permanent after pandemic.

OHID has mission to level up health disparities

Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is one of two bodies taking over roles of Public Health England

PSNC awaits pilot on inclusion of antidepressants in NMS

PSNC says its support for depression to be added to the New Medicine Service remains unwavering

Labour MP campaigns to end HRT prescription charges

Carolyn Harris hopes her bill will help change the law on HRT prescriptions.

Superdrug launches new advice and treatment skin service

Pharmacists will be able to supply POM medicines for some patients with acne and eczema.

CCA: Spending more on pharmacy would save NHS two billion

The CCA said another 656m each year will generate more than 1.9bn in benefits.

Mental disorders in children and youngsters on the rise

One in six six to 16-year-olds may have had a mental health illness compared with one in nine in 2017.

Only reflective account required for December-February revalidation

Revalidation changes carried over to recognise Covid pressures facing registrants.

NPA Essential: October 2021

This month’s news from the National Pharmacy Association. 

Pandemic delivery service extended until March 31

Pharmacies will continue providing prescription medicines and appliances to patients homes.

Rowlands shrinks its losses by 80pc during Covid

Rowlands lost 11.6m in the 12 months to January 2021, its latest accounts reveal.

Pharmacy contraception pilot launches in 7 NHS regions

Pilot offers ongoing access to oral contraception from pharmacies in some PCNs.

Vaccine rates for childhood diseases hits WHO target for tenth year

Coverage of measles, mumps and rubella fell slightly but targets hit overall.

NICE to approve inclisiran

New NICE guidance recommends Legvio as an option for primary hypercholesterolaemia.

Pharmacies paid £91m for Covid jabs from January to June

Pharmacy2U topped the leaderboard with 558,691 vaccinations worth £7.03m.

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