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Cancer & Palliative Care

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BOPA launches cancer training for pharmacy teams

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) has launched an educational series for community pharmacy teams on how to discuss cancer.

People as concerned about Covid as cancer, reveals survey

People are as concerned about Covid-19 infection as they are about their cancer according to a study.

Pharmacy teams delivering chemo drugs during pandemic

Community pharmacy teams are among the health workers who have delivered chemotherapy drugs to cancer patients during the Covid-19 crisis.

Half a million cancer sufferers 'too scared to leave the house'

Half a million people with cancer in the UK have been too scared to leave the house since lockdown started on 23 March, a survey shows.

Boots launches online cancer consultation service

Boots launches online video cancer consultation service for people shielding at home during the pandemic.  

Covid-19: Advice for pharmacists on cancer patients

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association has put together advice for community pharmacists on support for cancer patients during Covid-19.

COVID-19 medicines delivery service imminent

The government says it will work with pharmacies to deliver prescriptions to 1.5 million "extremely vulnerable" patients.

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.

Use pharmacies to support cancer patients, says RPS

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society calls for pharmacies to be utilised to support people with cancer.

Public would talk to community pharmacist before GP about cancer

Many people would talk to a community pharmacist more often than a GP about the early warning signs of cancer.

Boys to be offered HPV vaccine for first time

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the free HPV vaccine from September for the first time.

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

CPNI slams government with cash-strapped pharmacy on brink

The community pharmacy network in Northern Ireland is on the brink of collapse as pharmacies across the country fail to pay their bills and suppliers and wholesalers warn the supply of medicines to patients “will grind to a halt” as a result.

Pharmacies in N. Ireland get £11m cash boost

The community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland has been handed more than £11 million in additional funding over the next 16 months.

Majority support unannounced inspections and publication of reports

A consultation on the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) proposed approach to its regulation of registered pharmacies in the UK revealed large support among stakeholders for unannounced inspections and online publication of pharmacy inspection reports.

Winter Health: Congestion

Find out more about how to advise customers on congestion and make effective product recommendations. 

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role  

Pharmacy Product of the Year 2020

Our annual PPOY Awards are voted for by readers in recognition of OTC product development, training services and innovation.

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