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Pharmacy gets green light to vaccinate care staff

Contractors can begin providing flu vaccinations to social care workers following the publication of an amended service specification and PGD

Empty words, empty promises?

Mandeep Mudhar is disappointed by attitudes at the recent APPG meeting

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

Community pharmacy must redesign processes for efficiency

Community pharmacy is using many processes that are not fit for practice, Day Lewis executive director Jay Patel told delegates at the Avicenna conference in Vietnam

Avicenna pharmacies show growth in company’s 25th year

Avicenna pharmacies have increased their number of prescription items by two per cent across the company against a national reduction of one per cent

Don’t risk catching a commercial chill

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

Alliance Healthcare returning to normal service

Alliance Healthcare UK brought in extra staff to help recover services after an IT system problem

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

Brine’s comments an encouraging sign, says PSNC

The pharmacy minister's comments on the sector are an encouraging sign of a shift in approach, PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe has said

NMS set to save the NHS £517m, study finds

The New Medicine Service is set to deliver long-term savings to NHS England by boosting drug adherence, a new study has found

National pharmacy workforce survey launched

England's first pharmacy worforce survey will help to shape future training and development for pharmacy teams, PSNC has said

Concerns over restricting prescriptions

Restrictions on prescribing certain medicines for common conditions will exacerbate health inequalities and compromise NHS principles, says RPS

Ash Soni elected RPS president

Mr Soni, who previously served as president for two years, pledged to support pharmacists in enhancing their role 

Superdrug to offer chickenpox jab

The chickenpox vaccination, which the NHS only offers in certain circumstances, is to be available on the high street for the first time

Letter calls on RPS to oppose technicians supervising meds supply

Over 500 pharmacists have signed a letter calling on RPS presidential candidates to oppose technicians supervising medicine supply

LloydsPharmacy offers businesses on-site flu vaccinations

LloydsPharmacy is to offer businesses on-site flu vaccination clinics to help employers protect their workforce over the 2017/18 flu season

New learning coming soon

Watch this space for new infant feeding learning content.

Day Lewis grows to over 300 pharmacies

With the recent acquisition of Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd, the Day Lewis Group now owns and manages 300 pharmacies in the UK

Sandra Gidley re-elected RPS England Board chair

The Society will not shy away from seeking government investment in pharmacy, Sandra Gidley said as she was elected chair for a third term
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