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MVP Awards 2017 Winners

P3 announces the winners in the Pharmacy MVP Awards 2017

PGEU joins call for health profession exemption from new legislation

The PGEU has called for an exemption for health professionals from a proposal that states should justify new professional regulations at EU level

NHS cracks down on unhealthy hospital snacks

The NHS has cracked down on the availability of ‘super-size’ chocolate bars and ‘grab bags’ of sugary snacks hospitals

Superdrug Online Doctor passes CQC inspection

Superdrug has announced that its Online Doctor service has passed an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Prioritise patient safety, NPA and PDA urge DH

Adopt a patient safety ‘pledge’ before changing requirements around the supervision of medicines supply, the organisations urged the DH

Are POM to P switches good for your business?

Several switches have been recently approved, making some medicines more accessible for patients. We ask: Are POM to P switches good for your business?

PSNC in talks around flu jabs for care home staff

PSNC has said it is in talks with NHS England around amending the community pharmacy flu vaccination service to include care home workers

Revalidation proposals find broad support among profession

There is broad support among the community pharmacy profession for the GPhC’s proposed revalidation framework, the regulator has said

Opportunity in adversity

Far from being grim, the future is looking brighter for pharmacies that are prepared to think outside the box and consider expanding into new areas of business  

Health body drive to reach more with flu jab

Public health bodies have teamed up to launch a raft of measures aimed at boosting flu jab uptake – including addressing uptake issues among healthcare staff

Sanofi teams up with Paula Radcliffe to boost flu jab uptake

Sanofi Pasteur has teamed up with athlete Paula Radcliffe to encourage people to consider getting vaccinated against flu this winter

Don’t risk catching a commercial chill

RPS Ltd’s Dennis Reid on how to keep your business in good health this winter

Are there barriers to women leaders in pharmacy?

With a number of pharmacy organisations with few or no women on their elected boards, what might be stopping more women putting themselves forward

GSK launches Consumer Sensory Lab

Products such as toothpastes and cough syrups will be tested prior to market in a new Consumer Sensory Lab launched by GSK Consumer Healthcare

Electronic prescribing delivers major savings, says NHS Digital

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has provided significant time and cost savings to prescribers, pharmacies and patients, NHS Digital has said

New pharmacy research mentoring scheme launched

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is calling on novice researchers and potential mentors to sign up online to a new mentoring scheme

PSNC on the case for community pharmacy

PSNC made the case for pharmacy at the recent political conferences, followed by a Pharmacy Show speech from Sue Sharpe that warned of tough times ahead

NHS under strain as it reaches 70, CQC report warns

The CQC’s annual State of Care report warns that aspects of health and social care are at a ‘tipping point’ ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday next year

Brand insight: P3 October 2017

Recent product profiles from October's P3 magazine

Stock shortages expected with Brexit and FMD

Current stock shortages could reoccur as a result of Brexit, and when the Falsified Medicines Directive comes into force in February 2019, a panel session at the Pharmacy Show concluded.
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MVP Awards 2017 Winners

P3 announces the winners in the Pharmacy MVP Awards 2017

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The PGEU has called for an exemption for health professionals from a proposal that states should justify new professiona...

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