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Prescription switch charges continue for pharmacies

Some pharmacies are reportedly still incurring charges for prescriptions that have been switched from exempt to chargeable.

RPS urges ministers to ensure pharmacy has big obesity role

The RPS says the government’s strategy on tackling obesity will succeed if community pharmacies play a key role.

Covid antibody trial not breach of GPhC guidance, claims firm

A tech company is trialling a digital system with a London pharmacy to book patients in for coronavirus antibody tests.

£370m advance 'nowhere near enough' says Lord Grade

Lord Grade has criticised the government over the £370 million in advance funding it handed to community pharmacies during the pandemic. 

The time I met EastEnders' Grant Mitchell

Independent Pharmacy Awards winner Shaheen Bhatia appeared with Ross Kemp in a documentary about opioid addiction.

LPC reforms may spark power struggle, warns NPA integration lead

Michael Lennox, the NPA's local integration lead, is concerned professor Wright’s reforms could lead to a power struggle. 

GPhC to 'blind' FtP hearings to avoid racial bias

The GPhC will trial a system aimed at ensuring its regulation is fair and unhindered by unconscious bias.

RPS: Pharmacy must be at heart of second wave Covid plans

RPS president Sandra Gidley warns pharmacy “must be at the heart” of planning for a second wave of Covid-19.   

Public perception of pharmacy improved during Covid-19

The public’s perception of pharmacy improved during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an NPA survey. 

CPD module: insomnia

We take a look at recently updated guidelines on managing insomnia disorder. 

RPS: £180k directors’ remuneration was redundancies

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society says remuneration figures in its 2019 accounts relates to redundancies.   

Pharmacy Schools Council pledges greater BAME support

The Pharmacy Schools Council promises to provide more support for black and minority ethnic students and colleagues.

Clinical news round-up

We bring you the latest clinical news.

Headaches and migraines

Headaches are an inconvenience but a migraine can be so disabling, it stops a person from getting on with their life.   

Clinical audit to bolster PSNC talks launches today

PSNC has reminded community pharmacy teams to take part in its clinical audit which launches today.

Pharmacists 'should be given training in suicide prevention'

A pharmacist and academic has called for pharmacists to be given formal training on suicide prevention.  

PSNC launches audit to bolster government funding talks

PSNC has launched an audit to record data on the advice and support community pharmacies in England give patients.

Pharmacy student claims discrimination against company

A pharmacy worker says an accommodation company is discriminating against her after allegedly telling her to pay £1,390 in rent.

DHSC releases final 17 concessions for May

The Department of Health and Social Care released the final list of drug price concessions for May on May 29.  

Working during the coronavirus crisis is a nightmare

The pandemic has been mentally, emotionally and physically draining. At one point I started hallucinating, says Peter Kelly.

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