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GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

A new DH consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals provides an opportunity for a ‘robust and open’ discussion, the GPhC said

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

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

Generics supply issues: PSNC speaks out

PSNC is in urgent talks with the Department of Health in an attempt to address serious issues affecting the medicines supply chain

Don’t scrap gluten-free prescriptions, BSNA urges

The British Specialist Nutrition Association has said prescriptions may actually save the NHS money in the long run as it published survey findings

GPhC welcomes DH initiative to tackle prescribing errors

Pharmacy has a ‘vital role’ in protecting patients against medication-related risks, the GPhC said in response to Jeremy Hunt's planned initiative

Schools allowed spare adrenaline auto-injectors

A two-year campaign to allow schools to buy spare AAIs without prescription for emergency use has proved successful

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

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

Spending review claims to be fully funding the NHS

George Osborne has announced a commitment to health but will still seek £22 billion in savings

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Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks...

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OTC prescribing: where local policy is taking the lead

Dudley CCG’s decision on self care medicines is an interesting approach, says Noel Wicks It seems that the saga surro...

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Pre-reg pass rates up almost 20%

Pass rates for September’s registration assessment for trainee pharmacists were up almost 20 per cent on the previous ...

Revalidation proposals find broad support among profession

There is broad support among the community pharmacy profession for the GPhC’s proposed revalidation framework, the reg...

Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

An NHS report has shown that the number of people who accessed NHS Stop Smoking Services fell for the fifth consecutive ...