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Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

Quality Payments declaration portal open

The Quality Payments online declaration portal is open on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) website

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

Councils face funding crisis, LGA warns

Squeezed councils may need to spend almost 60p in every £1 of council tax on social care by 2020, the Local Government Association predicts

190 LloydsPharmacy stores to close

LloydsPharmacy has said it is to cease trading in approximately 190 of its stores in England and will do 'all it can' to support staff and patients who will be affected

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

‘Unprecedented’ 15p per item rise in November advance payments

The Department of Health has confirmed community pharmacy contractors will receive an additional 15p per item in advance payments received on 1 November

Don’t risk catching a commercial chill

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

NHS England praises pharmacy as new QP guidance issued

Keith Ridge said he “welcomed the excellent response” to the Quality Payments Scheme as new guidance was issued for the November review point

Pharmacies asked to provide MUR evidence

NHS Business Services Authority is to run post-payment spot checks on pharmacies claiming payments for medicines use reviews

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

LGA comments on drop in Stop Smoking uptake

Cuts to the public health budget are a barrier to helping smokers quit their habit, the Local Government Association (LGA) said in response to new statistics

Bestway Medhub announces partnership with Cambrian Alliance Group

Bestway Medhub has become an official supplier partner for the Cambrian Alliance Group, one of the UK’s largest pharmacy buying groups

ABPI to challenge Nice pricing decision in court

Changes to how the NHS funds new drugs could deny treatments to people with rare diseases, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry said 

Charity warns of health impact of cuts

A King's Fund analysis suggests that sexual health, substance abuse and stop smoking services are being hit particularly hard by council cuts

Antidepressants most increased prescription area in 2016, figures show

An NHS Digital Report shows that in 2016 antidepressants saw the greatest increase of any BNF therapeutic area for the fourth year running

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

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
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