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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

Half of UK adults need help to self care

In Self Care Week, research suggests that almost half of UK adults require assistance to self care for self-treatable conditions

Quality Payments declaration portal open

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

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

We must protect antibiotics efficacy, campaign urges

The government will not “allow modern medicine to grind to a halt,” pharmacy minister Steve Brine said as PHE launched its ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign

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

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

PGEU sets out pharmacovigilance recommendations

Community pharmacists are 'profoundly implicated' in pharmacovigilance, the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union says

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 in a policy statement

Boots & DH awarded for meds adherence collaboration

Boots UK and the Department of Health have been awarded for a randomised trial looking at ways to improve medication adherence

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

POM to P switch for Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment

The Royal Pharmaceutical society has welcomed the MHRA's decision to reclassify Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment as a Pharmacy medicine

NMS set to save the NHS £517m, study finds

The New Medicine Service is set to deliver long-term savings to NHS England by boosting drug adherence, a new study has found

Pharmacy service ‘map’ indicates untapped potential

A new study suggests that inconsistent commissioning of pharmacy services is holding the sector back from improving health in some communities

RPS urges caution on changes to antibiotics advice

More research is needed before the recommendation that patients always complete a course of antibiotics can be revised, the RPS has said

Safety incident reports on the rise, NPA says

The number of medication safety incidents being reported to the NPA is increasing consistently, the Association said

Pharmacist CD prescriptions almost double

A CQC report has found that pharmacists prescribed almost twice as many controlled drugs (CDs) in 2016 as in the previous year

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

New BNF & BNFC App launches

A new BNF & BNFC App with enhanced interactivity is available to download via the App Store and Google Play, replacing the NICE BNF app
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