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Day Lewis achieves growth in challenging year

Day Lewis has achieved growth in a "challenging" year, conference delegates heard

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Quality Payments declaration portal open

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

PSNC in talks around flu jabs for care home staff

PSNC has said it is in talks with NHS England around amending the community pharmacy flu vaccination service to include care home workers

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

Pharmacists can help fight AMR, paper advises

Governments should involve pharmacists in efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance, a new best practice paper from the PGEU urges

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

New paper shares insights for safer medicines delivery

The community pharmacy Patient Safety Group has developed a detailed discussion paper on how delivering medicines to people’s homes can be made as safe as possible

Pharmacy teams surpass flu vaccination record

Pharmacy teams administered 221,000 more flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 than in the previous year.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

NICE endorses new Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit

The free to download toolkit helps healthcare professionals identify patients who may be at risk of falls and potential hospitalisation

NPA chairman defends split from Pharmacy Voice

Ian Strachan has justified the decision of the NPA to withdraw from Pharmacy Voice

Pharmacists could get money back if legal action succeeds

Contractors may get reimbursed if the judicial reviews by PSNC and NPA against the Government are successful

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

Naz Meghji shares the steps that Avicenna’s pharmacies have taken to improve pharmacy efficiency

Resources for meeting Quality Payment HLP criterion

New PSNC resources are available to help meet the Quality Payment criterion of being a Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 on the day of review

Patients Association publishes charter for care settings

The Patients Association has published its ‘Care Home Charter for Swallowing and Medicines’, setting out standards for the care of patients with dysphagia

NHS Choices and quality payments

Community pharmacies now need to get familiar with the NHS Choices website as part of the DH Quality Payments Scheme

Be aware of loneliness in older age

Watch two Age UK videos telling the stories of two people living with loneliness

Dispelling myths about back pain and joint pain

Back pain and arthritis are the largest contributors to disability in the UK. But many sufferers are not helping their condition

Getting ready for flu season

PSNC will be holding a webinar covering must-know facts about the new Flu Vaccination Advanced Service 
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