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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

Pharmacy organisations gear up for campaigning day

UK pharmacy organisations are planning a political campaigning day on Tuesday 21 November to showcase the vital work community pharmacies do

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

NHS under strain as it reaches 70, CQC report warns

The CQC’s annual State of Care report warns that aspects of health and social care are at a ‘tipping point’ ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday next year

PHE calls for STPs to work together on heart health

Public Health England has called for coordination of services such as in-pharmacy testing to help improve detection and management of CVD

Superdrug to offer chickenpox jab

The chickenpox vaccination, which the NHS only offers in certain circumstances, is to be available on the high street for the first time

Health sector forms Brexit Health Alliance

An alliance looks to safeguard the interests of patients, healthcare and research during Brexit negotiations

STPs ‘the best hope for the NHS’ says King’s Fund

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) still have potential to improve health and care despite a bumpy start, says a new report

PHE urges parents to take control of children’s diets

Public Health England has found that the average child consumes half their daily recommended sugar intake before they arrive at the school gates

PHE seeks commitment to smokefree NHS

Public Health England chief exec Duncan Selbie has written to trust leaders seeking their commitment to measures that can help bring about a tobacco-free NHS

Pharmacy funding cuts: day one

The NPA warns of the impact cuts will have on patients and businesses, but encourages members to stay resilient

NHS measures for whistleblowers in primary care

NHS England has issued new guidance for primary care teams on how staff members should be supported to raise their concerns.

Encourage more people to self care, PAGB urges

Education and encouragement are key to overcoming barriers to self care, says PAGB as it publishes findings on current attitudes

Charity urges Government to promote diabetes awareness

Diabetes UK says that more needs to be done to ensure those living with the condition access vital education and screening services

NPA survey: cuts to worsen NHS winter strain

76 per cent of pharmacies expect they will have to reduce opening hours and/or other services this winter, the survey reveals

King’s Fund report highlights NHS pressures

The charity's Quarterly Monitoring Report reveals that stresses on the health service are increasing year-on-year

Spending review claims to be fully funding the NHS

George Osborne has announced a commitment to health but will still seek £22 billion in savings

Pharmacy fraud could be costing the NHS £93m per year

“Staff claiming for more drugs than actually dispensed or for services not provided” is said to be a cause of the loss

E-cigarettes should be on prescription

‘vaping’ is 95% less harmful than smoking tobacco and could be a “game changer” in the battle against cigarettes.

Sue Sharpe's thoughts on the new pharmacy settlement

’When asked about pharmacy, Hunt always says ‘yes, pharmacists can do more’, but he never truly gets behind pharmacy’
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