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£200 million to go towards mental health services

New or expanded crisis services will be opened in every region in England to expand mental health crisis services.

NHS Parliamentary Awards open for entries

MPs can nominate teams or individuals for an award in 10 categories until May 1.

Interview: Reena Barai

Do independent pharmacists have the skills to succeed in primary care networks, asks NPA board member Reena Barai.

PSNC 'very close' to agreeing funding for next year

Simon Dukes has provided an update on progress on the first annual contract review.

Pharmacists may be included in new prescribing powers bill

A new bill set before Parliament today aims to extend prescribing powers to more health professions.

NAO issues stark warning on NHS finances

The ability of the NHS in England to deliver the Long term Plan is called into question.

Alcohol behind 360k hospital admissions in 2018-19

Alcohol consumption was the biggest cause of more than 350,000 hospital admissions in 2018-19.

Coronavirus public information campaign launched across the UK

A public campaign has been launched to advise people on how to protect themselves from infection from the coronavirus.

LPC holds elections to decide PCN pharmacist leads

North East London LPC is holding elections to decide the pharmacist leads for all 40 primary care networks in the area.

Resupply dates pushed back for shortage drugs

PSNC has today issued resupply updates for five medicines that have been affected by shortages in recent months.

NHS to trial anti-cholesterol jab in pioneering collaboration with Novartis

NHS will conduct trials of as yet unlicensed inclisiran in bid to cut deaths from heart disease.

Independent pharmacist prescribers – let’s be having you!

There hasn’t been much in the press about independent pharmacist prescribers who are vital to the NHS.  

NHS “top priority” for Tories following landslide win

Boris Johnson said the NHS will be the “top priority” for his government after the Conservative's sweeping victory.

Capacity and workforce - not in the contract

Capacity and workforce are not covered in any contract framework but they could be the next big problems for the sector.

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.

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.

NMS to save NHS £650m say researchers

Researchers say the NMS will save the NHS in England £651m and give patients almost 300,000 ‘quality adjusted life years’.

Ranitidine and Irbesartan on second concessions list

The Department of Health and Social Care published the second concessions list for November on Friday.

Interview: Mike Hewitson

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

Hewitson takes wholesalers to task on stock shortages and pricing

Former NPA board member Mike Hewitson has called on the government to tighten its regulation of pharmaceutical wholesalers.

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