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Finalists announced for 2019 Independent Pharmacy Awards

The finalists for this year’s Independent Pharmacy Awards at the House of Commons have been announced.

Too much reflection may be counter-productive

Revalidation and IT are areas that, on reflection, require our correspondent’s attention...    

PDA asks chancellor for pharmacy medication service funding

The PDA asks Sajid Javid for funding to allow pharmacists to have more detailed talks with patients about their medicines.

Interview: Danielle Hunt

Pharmacist Support chief executive Danielle Hunt says the charity needs funding to survive. 

LloydsPharmacy parent company sees profits tumble

LloydsPharmacy’s parent company singles out NHS “underfunding” and falling prescription numbers as challenges.

Interview: Hemant Patel

Pharmacists need leadership skills training and the RPS needs to learn how to lead, says Hemant Patel.

Pharmacy PCN funding to be finalised next week

The PSNC's Alastair Buxton said the level of community pharmacy funding for primary care networks has not been finalised.     

Pharmacy2U: We have cost NHS £5m less over 5 years

Pharmacy2U said it has been paid £5m less in NHS fees than community pharmacies.

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.

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