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People from deprived areas most likely to suffer diabetes complications

People living in socially deprived areas of Scotland are more likely to experience life-threatening complications of type 1 diabetes, according to a new study.

Independent prescribing ‘a game changer’ for Scotland

Independent prescribing training for pharmacists will be a “game changer” for the NHS in Scotland, the sector negotiator has said. 

SNP pledges to create state-owned generics manufacturer

The Scottish National Party has said that if it wins the May 6 election it will create a state-owned pharmaceutical agency.

Exam: Scottish candidates won’t be forced to travel

The GPhC has said that registration exam candidates in Scotland “should be able” to sit the exam without crossing the border into England.

Pharmacy manifesto for next Scottish government

With a general election in Scotland coming up in May, Commumnity Pharmacy Scotland has launched a manifesto for the next Government.

Morrisons won’t ‘block’ £500 payments for pharmacists after row

Morrisons has confirmed it will allow its pharmacists working in Scotland to access a £500 Government payment after managers refused this. 

Valneva vaccine starts commercial production in Scotland

UK has ordered 60 million doses of vaccine, which is still in PhaseI/II trials.

£5m for temporary delivery service in Scotland

A new time-limited funded medicines delivery service will support highly vulnerable patients in Scotland until at least the end of March.

Scottish Government pays pharmacies £4.5m for staffing costs

Pharmacies in Scotland are to receive a financial support payment for staffing costs between May and June of this year.

Scottish pharmacy workers get £500 payment from Government

Community pharmacy staff in Scotland are to receive a one-off payment of £500 from the Scottish Government as thanks for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scotland to pay pharmacies £12.58 per Covid-19 jab

Pharmacies in Scotland who take part in the Covid-19 vaccination programme will receive £12.58 for every dose of vaccine they administer.

Scotland: Extra payment for July dispensing

Contractors in Scotland are to receive a payment amounting to 2.5 per cent of the value of items they dispensed in July this year.

NPA promotes pharmacy careers to Scottish pupils

An NPA-CCA resource has been created to generate awareness of pharmacy amongst school children in Scotland.

Scottish contractors get Drug Tariff uplift for April-June

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland are to receive an additional payment for items dispensed in April, May and June.

CCA & NPA update crisis guidance for second wave

Providing Pharmaceutical Care in Crisis Situations updates guidance first published in the spring.

Pharmacist IPs core to new NHS Pharmacy First Plus

Pharmacies to be paid £2,000 a month - service has to be delivered for a minimum of 25 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks of a rolling year

RPS appoints new director in Scotland

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has appointed Clare Morrison as its director in Scotland.

Four Scottish health boards confirm pharmacy flu jab plans

Four of Scotland’s 14 health boards have confirmed they will involve community pharmacies in their winter flu jab service this year.

Some Scottish pharmacies may not be included in flu drive

Some health boards in Scotland may decide not to involve community pharmacies in the provision of NHS flu vaccinations.

Contractors get £2k per month for Pharmacy First Plus service

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland will receive a monthly fee of £2,000 for offering the new Pharmacy First Plus service, it has been revealed. 

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