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Sexual Health

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Is your pharmacy discriminating when recruiting?

Whether you like to admit it or not, we all have our own bias which can shape our recruitment decisions.

TRAINING UPDATE

How to get the best from a Pre reg student.

Your questions answered - August 2018

A selection of recent members’ questions to the NPA on the GPhC revalidation framework.

Changes to Category M reimbursement

From August, the DHSC will stop the £15m per month reduction in Category M reimbursement prices. 

All woman

Scott Banks details a few key websites around puberty, pregnancy and menopause.

Planning your exit strategy

When considering selling your pharmacy, it is imperative to stand back and consider a few key points, says Tony Evans, Head of Pharmacy at Christie & Co.

Your Questions Answered - July

A selection of recent members’ questions focusing on the changes to the Accuracy in Dispensing (AID) course.

Syphilis and gonorrhoeae on the rise

Although the total number of diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in 2017 remained much the same as in 2016, there were substantial increases in the number of cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea, according to figures released by Public Health England.

UTI guide added to PHE diagnostic collection

A quick reference guide for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections is being added to its collection of guides for the diagnosis of infectious diseases by Public Health England.

RPS to press pharmacy potential following NHS £20bn promise

Sandra Gidley said the Society will be writing to the Health Secretary to highlight pharmacy's underused potential.

GPhC consults on moving to unannounced inspections

The consultation also contains proposals to publish inspection reports for the first time.

Getting to grips with the Falsifed Medicines Directive (FMD)

The UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy, which the NPA works closely alongside, recently published guidance called The Way Forward for FMD in Community Pharmacy. It is crucial reading for every pharmacy team to help them prepare for the new directive.

Buoyant times

With the first quarter of 2018 already done and dusted, has there been any change in market conditions, asks Tony Evans, head of pharmacy, Christie & Co

Trip adviser

No matter where your customers are going on holiday, your pharmacy provides easy access to advice and medicines to help them stay well while away.  

Shingles vaccination programme shows results

An evaluation of the shingles immunisation programme introduced in England in 2013 for adults aged 70 years and over has shown a marked impact on GP consultations for shingles and post herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in those individuals eligible for vaccination.

New drug targets for prostate cancer

Researchers have found find no fewer than 80 new potential drug targets.

New app helps optimise inhaler technique 

The company recommends that the app be downloaded by pharmacists to use in face-to-face patient training and education.   

Coeliac disease needs to be taken more seriously, charity urges

There still exists a perception that coeliac disease is not that serious, says the charity.

CPD Module: Travelling right

Charles Gladwin looks at travel vaccinations and the important role pharmacists play in encouraging their uptake.

Revalidation

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