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More than 1 in 10 pharmacists told not to wear PPE, says PDA

More than one in 10 pharmacists have been asked to re-use PPE, with similar numbers saying they were actively discouraged from wearing it. 

All batches of Emerade 500 microgram auto-injectors recalled

All unexpired batches of Emerade 500 microgram auto-injectors are being recalled from patients.

Multiples urged to adopt zero tolerance abuse policy

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has called on the UK’s leading pharmacy chains to adopt a zero tolerance approach to abuse.

Next day delivery for COVID-19 pharmacy warnings

We have created a poster to advise your customers of key Covid-19 messages when they arrive at your pharmacy.

The Medication Safety Officer on patient safety

Leyla Hannbeck summarises her latest Medication Safety Officer's report

Dementia friends training log and other resources

Keep track of who has been trained with the new dementia friends training log

Bullying in the workplace

Richard Hough address the legal aspects of bullying in the workplace

New GPhC language requirements and other issues

Law now requires all pharmacists and technicians to show necessary knowledge of the English language

Hats off to Wales

For some, there’s better news “We’re recognising that it’s about quality, regarding community pharmacy remuneration. The health minister for Wales, Vaughan Gething, announced that, unlike in England, funding for community pharmacy wil lnot be cut. Hurrah! Instead, pharmacists in Wales will be rewarded for improving medicines safety and for providing clinical services. That’s not to say the pharmacy contract in Wales won’t change; it almost certainly will, but clinical services will take priority over dispensing. MrGething said: "We're recognising that it's about quality, not just quantity.”

The multi-layer approach

Support from Numark with HR and health and safety matters

GPhC reminds contractors of responsibilities

GPhC's Duncan Rudkin tells pharmacists that cuts must not compromise regulatory requirements

Quarterly summary of patients safety incidents

Leyla Hannbeck reports on current medicine safety issues

Reporting patient safety incidents

Pharmacists are reminded of their obligation to record and report all patient safety incidents

Superintendent update on dispensing process

Tips from the NPA's Chief Pharmacist on best practice for dispensing

Health and safety

Advice on how to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act

Health and safety

Health & Safety: Michael Jackson, Senior Health and Safety Consultant at Ellis Whittam, shares his experiences

Quarterly summary of patient safety incidents

Medicines safety update: How to minimise the risk of errors

Pharmacy Voice launches patient safety survey

Online survey will help Pharmacy Voice to shape its patient safety work and lobbying activity

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