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Boots UK launches online ED clinic

Boots UK has announced it is to launch an online erectile dysfunction service, which the retailer says will be its biggest online pharmacy service to date

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

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

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

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

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

Key role for pharmacies in BP campaign

UK pharmacies are gearing up to provide blood pressure measurements and give lifestyle advice this Know Your Numbers! Week (18-24 September)

Numark rolls out HLP training programme

Numark has been contracted by North Yorkshire and the Humber LPCs to provide Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 training

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

Concerns over restricting prescriptions

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

LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor passes CQC inspection

The service provides a model for how pharmacy can move forward, a representative said after it passed the latest round of CQC inspections

Pharmacists can help fight AMR, paper advises

Governments should involve pharmacists in efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance, a new best practice paper from the PGEU urges

Day Lewis retains gold Investor in People status

Day Lewis Plc has been awarded gold against the Investors in People Standard, retaining the status it first achieved in 2013

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

Steve Brine appointed new pharmacy minister

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

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

Public health awareness campaigns with impact

Advice given by the pharmacy team can help to change behaviour. How do you run an effective health awareness campaign?

Encourage more men to make lifestyle changes

Men’s Health Week presents an ideal opportunity to target these pharmacy-shy customers

Pharmacy teams surpass flu vaccination record

Pharmacy teams administered 221,000 more flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 than in the previous year.
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