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PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

Steve Brine appointed new pharmacy minister

Steve Brine, MP for Winchester, has been appointed pharmacy minister, it has been confirmed

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

GPhC approves guidance on religion, personal values & beliefs

The GPhC has issued guidance on situations where religion, personal values and beliefs might impact on willingness to provide certain services

New paper shares insights for safer medicines delivery

The community pharmacy Patient Safety Group has developed a detailed discussion paper on how delivering medicines to people’s homes can be made as safe as possible

Time for a fresh look at medicines information, experts say

A new report highlights the difficulties people face in accessing clear information about their medicines and calls for reforms to patient information leaflets

Rowlands Pharmacy and Omnicell UK join forces on medication adherence

Pharmacy teams are concerned about customers’ lack of knowledge regarding the impact of medication non-adherence, a survey of Rowlands Pharmacy staff suggests

CIG's Doug Simpson receives MBE for services to journalism

The former editor of the PJ and Independent Community Pharmacist, Douglas Simpson, has been awarded an MBE

Pharmacist jailed on drugs charges

An Ilford pharmacist has been jailed for 12 months for stealing almost £5,000 worth of prescription drugs and selling them on the street

Reappointed Hunt envisages ‘bigger role’ for pharmacy

Jeremy Hunt is prepared to engage personally with pharmacists on a manifesto pledge to make greater use of the sector in healthcare, he told Confed17

SCA business splits to form Essity

The owner of TENA and Bodyform has created a new company to focus on hygiene and health

Well launches major new campaign

Well, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, has launched a £350,000 marketing campaign to promote awareness of its prescriptions service

Health and care problems won’t wait, Confed17 hears

A review of long-term demand patterns in health and care is urgently needed, over 1,000 delegates heard

Health sector forms Brexit Health Alliance

An alliance looks to safeguard the interests of patients, healthcare and research during Brexit negotiations

Pharmacist organises the UK’s largest ever yoga class

UK pharmacist Raj Aggarwal OBE has organised the UK’s biggest ever yoga class in Cardiff on this year’s International Yoga Day (Sunday 25 June)

WHO tackles antimicrobial resistance

The World Health Organization has called for antibiotics to be divided into three categories in order to tackle the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance

Charities call on government to do more for carers

With a survey suggesting that the work of the UK's 6.5million unpaid carers is not valued enough, charities are calling on the new government to do more

Peter Noyce dies after short illness

The chair of Pharmacist Support, Professor Peter Noyce CBE, has died after a short illness

Voters give pharmacy minister the boot

The pharmacy minister David Mowat has lost his Warrington South seat in the general election

Future is digital, says Celesio UK managing director

Technology is a vital part of community pharmacy’s future, says Cormac Tobin
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PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

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