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Pharmacy responds to BBC Inside Out programme

Workload, staffing levels, whistleblowing, dispensing errors and self-checking were all discussed in the programme which aired on 8 January

Integration Fund key to NHS vision for pharmacy

Initiatives outlined in the Pharmacy Integration Fund (PhIF) will form the basis of “engaging and transforming the pharmacy workforce,” a draft strategy says

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

Parliament discusses concerns around pharmacists’ mental health

Parliament has discussed the tragic case of a young Durham pharmacist who took her own life in 2015, with a Labour MP drawing attention to wider pressures facing the profession

Sigma sponsors research to develop a vision for pharmacy

Sigma Pharmaceuticals has provided funding for a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a vision for community pharmacy in 2025

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

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

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

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

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

‘Hazardous Waist’ materials available to support Men’s Health Week

With Men’s Health Week 2017 set to kick off on 12 June, the Men’s Health Forum has released materials to help spark conversations on the problem of abdominal obesity

Pharmacy professionals devise cuts strategy

Start engaging with today's challenges, Alphega members urged colleagues at a recent workshop

Amazon closer to entering pharmacy market, reports suggest

Sources close to Amazon say that the company, which has reportedly had its sights on the pharmacy market for some time, is now developing concrete plans to crack the sector

Pharmacy professional standards launched

New standards for pharmacists and technicians that come into effect on Friday 12 May will empower the profession, the GPhC has said

One day left to make Quality Payments declaration

Community pharmacy contractors have until 11:59pm on Friday 12 May to complete their Quality Payments online declaration

Quality Payments: One day left to review NHS Choices profile

Community pharmacy contractors only have one day left to review their pharmacy’s NHS Choices entry in order to ensure it is up-to-date

Report looks at pharmacy’s expanding role internationally

A new report from the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) looks at the increasing role pharmacy is playing in self care

GPhC invites views on quality in pharmacy

The General Pharmaceutical Council has launched the first of two online workshops that seek feedback from pharmacy professionals and owners on quality practice

OECD/EC Report calls for EU-wide expansion of pharmacy’s role

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 argues that health services across Europe could benefit from a strengthened community pharmacy sector

Autumn statement: what pharmacy owners need to know

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced increases in the basic and higher income tax thresholds in his first Autumn Statement, as well as a rise in the National Living Wage
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