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Community Pharmacy

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SoPs to survey impact of Covid-19 on pharmacies

Researchers are looking for people to take part in a survey exploring the impact of Covid-19 on community pharmacy teams

Community pharmacy has risen to the challenge of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has been terrible but it has also highlighted how valuable pharmacy is, says Faheem Ahmed. 

Technologically, there is no going back after Covid-19

Community pharmacy has not been as quick as other primary care services to embrace technology but that is changing.

People across Europe show their appreciation for pharmacy during Covid crisis

More than one in five people in the UK say they have a greater appreciation of community pharmacy as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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.

Can community pharmacists write business cases for PCNs?

NPA board member Reena Barai questions whether community pharmacists can write primary care network business cases. 

“Vast majority” of students prefer hospital for pre-reg training

Pharmacy students overwhelmingly prefer to carry out their pre-registration training in the hospital sector, a study finds.

Use pharmacies to support cancer patients, says RPS

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

Hancock: ‘We will unleash the potential of our pharmacies’

Matt Hancock: "We will unleash the potential of our pharmacies because there really is so much more they are capable of doing."

Clear approach to expertise in clinical settings needed

The rules of a GP practice are different to those in a pharmacy. Community pharmacists need to be aware of this.

Hub and spooked?

Are hub and spoke models the way forward in improving standards in dispensing and pharmacy healthcare generally? 

Annual pharmacy contractual reviews are ‘vital,’ insists PSNC chief

PSNC chief Simon Dukes reminds pharmacists unhappy with the five-year deal not to forget about annual reviews.

Interview: Mike Hewitson

Local politics is just as dysfunctional as pharmacy politics, says former NPA board member Mike Hewitson.

Pharmacy teams hailed at 2019 Independent Pharmacy Awards

The Independent Pharmacy Awards at the House of Commons celebrated the role of pharmacy teams across the UK.

CPNI chief: Community pharmacy in NI must not trail behind hospital and practice pharmacy

CPNI chief Gerard Greene urges policymakers in Northern Ireland to place greater emphasis on community pharmacy.

NPA Essential: October

The latest news in October from the National Pharmacy Association.

Almost 400 pharmacists leave profession amid funding pressures

Nearly 400 community pharmacists in Northern Ireland have left the profession in the last two years according to a survey.

Interview: Michael Lennox

Most local pharmaceutical committees have made a start on their primary care network journey says Michael Lennox. 

New tool 'will help pharmacies identify their PCN'

A mapping tool to help pharmacies identify which primary care network they should work with is in development.

Brexit casts shadow over sector’s future

Pharmacists are feeling pessimistic about the future of community pharmacy in post-Brexit Britain, according to a survey



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