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Over 1,200 referred to pharmacy in NHS 111 trial

A PhIF funded pharmacy referral scheme has seen over 1,200 patients assessed by pharmacists rather than in hospitals in the North East this winter

Brine joins NHS execs in supporting Smokefree Pledge

Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has joined NHS England and Public Health England chief executives in endorsing the NHS Smokefree Pledge

More funding for GP pharmacists

Additional funding to place pharmacists in GP practices will help patients access expert clinical advice and free up GPs’ time, NHS England has said

Consultation launched on plans to rein in prescriptions

A consultation on proposals to “rein in prescriptions” for a number of OTC products has been published by NHS England.

PSNC: Scrapping OTC prescriptions will hit low-income families

Proposals to restrict NHS prescriptions for products available over the counter could hit those on low incomes, the PSNC said

Mixed response to low value treatment consultation

The RPS welcomed NHS England's decision to remove homeopathy but said proposals to end prescriptions for some medicines could make health inequalities worse

NHS England launches community pharmacy leadership training

A leadership and management skills in clinical settings programme is being offered to community pharmacy professionals for the first time

Health body drive to reach more with flu jab

Public health bodies have teamed up to launch a raft of measures aimed at boosting flu jab uptake – including addressing uptake issues among healthcare staff

‘Faces of pharmacy’ wanted for NHS England campaign

NHS England has issued a call for community pharmacy team members to take part in an advertising campaign highlighting the services they offer

NHS England praises pharmacy as new QP guidance issued

Keith Ridge said he “welcomed the excellent response” to the Quality Payments Scheme as new guidance was issued for the November review point

Pharmacies asked to provide MUR evidence

NHS Business Services Authority is to run post-payment spot checks on pharmacies claiming payments for medicines use reviews

Concerns over restricting prescriptions

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

Six million more to benefit from GP pharmacists

Up to six million additional patients are to benefit from the support of a clinical pharmacist in their GP practice, as NHS England extends a major scheme across over 700 more surgeries

NHS publishes FYFV next steps

NHS England has published Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View – its delivery plan for the next two years.

NHS to save on low value prescription items

Some supplements, travel vaccinations, the painkiller fentanyl and gluten-free foods are among the items that may no longer be available on the NHS

NUMSAS specification published

NHS England has published the service specification for the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service pilot 

50 per cent with diabetic foot ulcer die in five years

Foot complications are common in diabetics seven per cent having a foot ulcer or related condition

NHS to prevent thousands of diabetes cases with new programme

Up to 100,000 people will be offered places on the first nationwide programme to stop the development of diabetes

General practice and the pharmacy pilots

The shortage of GPs is creating a crisis that this year’s pharmacists in general practice pilot may help to relieve

Independents rally to call for coordinated response to cuts

"Our voice is most powerful when NPA members are actively involved, so we are asking independents to step forward"
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