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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

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

Self Care Week 2016 – how pharmacies can get involved

The week-long initiative aims to overcome barriers to patients managing their own health effectively

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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...

Research looks at attitudes to treating sore throat

Almost a third of people in the UK view their GP as a first port of call when suffering from a sore throat, new research...

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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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Pharmacies need to be disaster-ready, FIP says

With natural disasters striking at an increasing rate, pharmacists need to have emergency strategies in place, says FIP...

Promotion of local pharmacy services

Customers may find it difficult to understand the wide range of services being offered by a pharmacy. What can be done?

GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

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