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NHS England rebrands DMIRS as CPCS

The Digital Minor Illness Referral Service has been renamed the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

RPS president: I made mistake over unlawful dispensing

Ash Soni defends his professional credibility after his pharmacy unlawfully dispensed prescriptions two years ago.

Breaking: Nitin Sodha leaves NPA board

Nitin Sodha leaves the NPA board following allegations of NHS price fixing at Lexon UK where he is a director. 

Stevens: Knife crime, pollution high on NHS agenda

Simon Stevens commits the NHS to tackling the society's major challenges including health.

Contractors provided over 1.4m flu vaccines in 2018-19

Nearly 90,000 more flu vaccines were provided by community pharmacists in England in 2018-19 compared with 2017-18.

Interview: Mark Lyonette

Pharmacy has been an eye-opener for Mark Lyonette since he arrived as chief executive of the National Pharmacy Association.

Breaking: NPA chair steps down amid drug price claims

Nitin Sodha steps down as NPA chair after allegations Lexon UK, where he is a director, was involved in drug price collusion.

Four companies accused of inflating drug price

Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Focus, Lexon and Medreich allegedly colluded to increase the price of an anti-nausea drug, say the CMA.  

Depressing ignorance surfaces as SSP debate rages

A debate about the serious shortage protocols exposed MPs' ignorance about pharmacists' expertise in medicines.

Better support for LTCs could reduce A&E pressures

More evidence of the benefits of helping people effectively manage their long term health conditions has emerged in a briefing by the Health Foundation.

Flu vaccination guidance 2018/19

NHS England has published information to help pharmacies to plan for the 2018/19 flu vaccination season.

Ensuring your flu service goes viral

Saam Ali explores the different ways you can spread the word about your flu vaccination service.

Oh baby!

Bhupinder Malhi shares how he set up a successful infant feeding clinic.

For old timer’s sake

Hilary Cunningham, Numark’s information pharmacist, outlines how to develop a care home business.

Monthly planner - May

Things to do and things to know in community pharmacy across the UK.

CAMPAIGNING FOR YOU

Local pharmacies can ease the NHS access crisis.

Trip adviser

No matter where your customers are going on holiday, your pharmacy provides easy access to advice and medicines to help them stay well while away.  

NICE recognises pharmacist-led reviews for patients with LTCs

NICE has recognised three clinical programmes delivered by Leeds-based Interface Clinical Services.

New report highlights imbalance in dermatology services

More than three million hours were spent on skin conditions in primary care in 2016 at a cost tothe NHS of £723 million each year, according to a new report4 from the ABPI produced in collaboration with an independent Dermatology Expert Working Group (EWG).

Quantum leap

Sid Dajani finds similarities between the complexities of quantum mechanics and the NHS.

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