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Public health

Online zopiclone sales contributed to veteran’s death, says coroner

Coroner issues damning criticism of companies selling medicines online.

19 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Policy

PDA election manifesto calls for new cohort of MPs to 'embrace pharmacy'

The PDA emphasises the need for a sustainable NHS, investment in the workforce, and integration across the system.

18 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy team

Numark chairman questions NPA’s June 20 loss-making claim

Harry McQuillan said the average UK pharmacy was not loss making in the last third of the month.

12 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Regulations

Boots accuracy technician struck off after 'falsifying clinical checks'

Removal 'the only proportionate outcome' following ACT's 'gross breach of trust' says GPhC.

12 Jun 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Regulations

GPhC receives record FtP concerns amid capacity worries

Organisational capacity still a challenge for regulator as it receives record complaint numbers.

11 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Policy

Pharmacy technicians can supply medicines under PGDs from June 26

No immediate change in service provision expected until directions and specifications are agreed, says CPE.

07 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Business

French pharmacists strike over closures, shortages and online pharmacy proposals

Up to 90 per cent of French pharmacies closing their doors in one-day strike

30 May 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

New campaign aims to advocate for pharmacy globally

Think Health, Think Pharmacy is a new campaign from the International Pharmaceutical Federation.

23 May 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Leadership

RPS election results announced

Turnout increased slightly but membership numbers continue to fall.

22 May 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Charity

Trainee pharmacists ACTNow for mental health awareness

Pharmacist Support is running its annual pharmacist trainee ACTNow wellbeing campaign this week.

21 May 2024 , 2 Min Article

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People

Well employee who stole over £4,000 from Northamptonshire branch sentenced

Samantha Burton, 45, from Stoke Albany Road in Desborough, stole £4,085 from the Well branch and was sacked.

21 May 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Legal

‘Abhorrent actions’: Pharmacist struck off after conviction for indecent images of children

Jailed pharmacist poses a risk to public upon his release, FtP committee finds

15 May 2024 , 1 Min Article