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Number of PCN pharmacists up 11pc in three months

There are now just under 3,000 FTE pharmacists working in primary care networks.

17 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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SSPs issued for Lipitor 10mg and 20mg chewable tablets

The SSPs were issued due to what is described as "a significant ongoing disruption" to supply.

15 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy team

Locum hourly rates up 70pc, says NPA as it pushes for more funding

Costs in England increased by 71 per cent from the 2020 average to the second half of last year.

04 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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RPS Scotland proposes 'generalist' role for pharmacists by 2030

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will work in varied settings by 2030, says RPS.

03 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Women's health

Government proposes POM to P switch for HRT product

MHRA launches a proposal on reclassifying the HRT vaginal tablet Gina 10.

02 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacist and three others face bribery charges over NHS drugs claims

Pharmacist Cathal Daly faces a bribery charge in connection with a £1,000 payment.

31 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Boots urged to clarify if pharmacists can work elsewhere as it cuts hours

Some pharmacists are to have their hours cut by more than 10 per cent, the PDA claims.

24 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Clinical services

Pharmacist antibiotic prescribing rose when testing rules were dropped

Prescribing rates more than doubled in Welsh STTT service when testing requirements were dropped.

24 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Sheffield pharmacy celebrates 70 years of offering daily service

Wicker Pharmacy has opened seven days a week since January 21 1952.

21 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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NHS survey paints complex picture of pharmacist vacancies

Vacancies have doubled, but the number of FTE pharmacists per pharmacy has also risen.

20 Jan 2022 , 2 Min Article

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GPhC urges 63 'provisional' pharmacists to apply as deadline approaches

The provisional register is to close in less than two weeks, the regulator warns.

19 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Enhanced Services

NHS 111 to boost pharmacy referrals as CPCS scope widens

Three new condition types have been added to the NHS 111 referral arm of the CPCS.

18 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Cancer & palliative care

Boots commits to maintaining palliative drug supplies at 2,000 stores

Boots partners with Macmillan on scheme aimed at improving access to end-of-life drugs.

18 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article