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Public health

Contractor launches petition calling on government to stop violence in pharmacies

Mike Hewitson wants pharmacy staff to have access to a security fund to prevent abuse

17 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy team

Pharmacy teams on 'high alert' amid spike in patient aggression

A small but significant rise in aggressive patients is draining resources, says CPS.

18 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Multiples 'installing panic buttons' to cope with patient abuse

Multiples hiring more security personnel and installing CCTV cameras, says CCA.

02 Dec 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Yorkshire pharmacies warn of rise in abuse from public

Over 40 per cent of community pharmacies in North Yorkshire have said they have encountered violence and abuse.

26 Mar 2020 , 1 Min Article

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New recommendations to tackle drug abuse

Drug-related deaths in England hit record high

15 Sep 2016 , 1 Min Article