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Warnings of Brexit impact on medicines supply

Price hikes on NHS medicines and an increase in red tape on imports could put patient safety at risk, the HDA has said

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

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

Naz Meghji shares the steps that Avicenna’s pharmacies have taken to improve pharmacy efficiency

How pharmacy benefits from working with Europe

The NPA’s Raj Patel is president-elect of the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)

Would retail pharmacy be stronger in the EU?

How would a vote to leave the European Union be likely to affect community pharmacy? With the referendum vote later this week, pharmacy’s Claire Ward and Sigma Pharmaceutical’s Bhavin Shah look at the implications from a “remain” perspective. As pharmacy grapples with the prospect of a six per cent budget cut, few are likely to have been thinking too hard about the referendum on EU membership. However, a cut of £170 million to the pharmacy budget may be just the start of closures, job losses and reduced pay in community pharmacy. A vote to leave the European Union could deliver an even greater blow to independent pharmacy – and the wider healthcare sector – that few contractors are even discussing, let alone planning for.

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Workload pressure isn't going to change, but how we work with it can, suggests Noel Wicks. The recent media spotli...

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