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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 for all working-age adults to tackle long-term disease.

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

Ask Your Pharmacist Week launches

The 2017 Ask Your Pharmacist Week (6-13 November) has kicked off, with UK pharmacies set to host open days themed ‘Discover Your Local Pharmacy’

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

Details for Ask Your Pharmacist Week announced

The theme for the AYP Week 2017 (6-13 November) will be Discover Your Local Pharmacy, the National Pharmacy Association has announced

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

Business intelligence reports for NPA members

A new subscription services gives NPA members in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland access to monthly business reports

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

NPA report highlights benefits of face-to-face care

A new report from the National Pharmacy Association highlights the benefits to patients of receiving face-to-face care from local healthcare providers

Reappointed Hunt envisages ‘bigger role’ for pharmacy

Jeremy Hunt is prepared to engage personally with pharmacists on a manifesto pledge to make greater use of the sector in healthcare, he told Confed17

Working together for pharmacy’s future

P3 speaks to the NPA’s Ian Strachan about unity in the sector and the fight for the future of independents

New group promotes digital practice in pharmacy

The Community Pharmacy IT Group, a new body that aims to further the use of digital technology in pharmacy, convened for the first time on Wednesday 8 June

NPA offers media training to independents

To help build on positive media coverage of the community pharmacy sector in 2016, the NPA is offering broadcast media training free of charge

Labour leak shows commitment to pharmacy

The leaked draft Labour manifesto outlines a halt to pharmacy closures and a review of pharmacy provision

Applications open for NPA bursary

Pharmacists can now apply for the NPA’s annual Health Education Foundation bursary, which provides £10,000 to fund research into pharmacy practice

Judicial review case decision may be weeks away

Community pharmacy now waits for a ruling from the judge considering the PSNC and NPA court case

Court case scenario played out at conference

Pharmacy lawyers from Charles Russell Speechlys put together a summary of key points from the judicial review

Cuts hearing Day 2: Treasury plans exposed

It has emerged that Chancellor Philip Hammond wrote to the Prime Minister last August recommending that the community pharmacy network be dismantled in favour of warehouse dispensing

Pharmacy cuts judicial hearing: Day 1

The long-awaited high court hearing relating to the October 2016 funding package begins Tuesday 21 March, with PSNC and the NPA bringing their cases jointly

Pharmacy Voice to close in April

Pharmacy Voice has announced it will close at the end of April 2017, following the NPA’s withdrawal from the organisation that was announced in December.
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