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CCA & NPA update crisis guidance for second wave

Providing Pharmaceutical Care in Crisis Situations updates guidance first published in the spring.

CCA pushes for more flexibility to deliver flu jabs

CCA wants the scope to deliver the vaccine in new locations such as town halls and places of worship

March ‘busiest ever month for pharmacy’ NHS data reveals

Pharmacies in England dispensed a record 93 million items in March, NHS BSA data shows, making it the sector’s busiest ever month.

CCA: Our members will not tolerate abuse

All eight CCA companies have a zero tolerance approach to violence in community pharmacies.

Cost worries mount as Easter opening confirmed

Some community pharmacies must open on Good Friday and Easter Monday, NHS England & Improvement confirmed last night.

CCA and AIM run audit to probe non-supply of OTC meds

CCA and AIM want community pharmacies to take part in an audit on the non-supply of OTC medicines to patients seeking self-care.

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.

PS19 leaders’ panel: We need to get on with new contract

The question of whether the new settlement is a good deal or a bad one is “irrelevant,” the panel said.

GPhC publishes pharmacy inspection reports for first time

The GPhC said this would improve transparency and “drive improvement in pharmacy services.”

“A curate’s egg” - responses to funding deal come in

Community pharmacy's unprecedented five-year funding deal has been met with a range of responses.

NPA chief: PCNs could leave “big hole” in sector

The clinical pharmacist role's expansion in PCNs could leave “a big hole” in community pharmacy, Mark Lyonette warns.

The way ahead

As many readers of this column will be aware, Pharmacy Voice will cease to operate in a few months’ time. At this point we are still deciding how and when. The constitution of the company does not allow for it to continue when one of the three member associations (NPA, AIMp and CCA) has given notice, as the NPA did at the end of 2016. Whether Pharmacy Voice exists as the vehicle to support, represent and deliver change on behalf of the community pharmacy sector is no longer the issue. The question is whether the sector still has an important journey to go on collectively, and if so how does it find a new mode of transport when the Pharmacy Voice vehicle is left by the roadside.

New resource to help pharmacists prepare for FMD

FMD Source to provide support for pharmacists as they prepare to implement Falsified Medicines Directive



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