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Rowlands Pharmacy teams up with UK Sepsis Trust to raise awareness

Rowlands Pharmacy and charity the UK Sepsis Trust have launched a campaign to raise awareness of the condition, including a staff training initiative

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

Quality Payments declaration portal open

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

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

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

GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

A new DH consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals provides an opportunity for a ‘robust and open’ discussion, the GPhC said

GPhC launches technician training standards

Newly launched standards for the initial training of pharmacy technicians “reflect the changing needs of patients,” the regulator said

Alliance Healthcare returning to normal service

Alliance Healthcare UK brought in extra staff to help recover services after an IT system problem

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

Report finds global progress on pharmacy workforce goals

Pharmacy workforce development goals have widespread international support, a new report from FIP suggests

Maloff Protect reclassified from POM to P

MHRA has announced the reclassification of antimalarial Maloff Protect from prescription only to a Pharmacy medicine

New learning coming soon

Watch this space for new infant feeding learning content.

Day Lewis retains gold Investor in People status

Day Lewis Plc has been awarded gold against the Investors in People Standard, retaining the status it first achieved in 2013

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

GPhC approves guidance on religion, personal values & beliefs

The GPhC has issued guidance on situations where religion, personal values and beliefs might impact on willingness to provide certain services

Pharmacist organises the UK’s largest ever yoga class

UK pharmacist Raj Aggarwal OBE has organised the UK’s biggest ever yoga class in Cardiff on this year’s International Yoga Day (Sunday 25 June)

Let's start at the beginning

The first few years of a baby’s life can be stressful for parents working out what’s normal and what needs further investigation, but pharmacies can help.

New research into pharmacy shopping habits

Pharmacies stand to benefit from driving customers' awareness of their P medicine lines, new research from GSK Consumer Healthcare suggests

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

Technicians in community keen to expand role

Community pharmacy technicians are keen to expand their role but are dissatisfied due to a lack of opportunities
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