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We must protect antibiotics efficacy, campaign urges

The government will not “allow modern medicine to grind to a halt,” pharmacy minister Steve Brine said as PHE launched its ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign

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

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

PHE calls for STPs to work together on heart health

Public Health England has called for coordination of services such as in-pharmacy testing to help improve detection and management of CVD

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

PHE Heart Age Test shows men over 50 at risk

Results from Public Health England's Heart Age Test show that men over 50 are at particular risk of heart attack and stroke

Pharmacists urged to get involved in BP awareness campaign

Health charity Blood Pressure UK has issued a call to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals urging them to take part in Know Your Numbers! Week

Tackling high blood pressure in pharmacy

Develop local and national strategies to benefit from the contribution pharmacy can make to tackling high blood pressure, Pharmacy Voice urges in a new report

Expecting to stop

We examine the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy.

Blood pressure checks could save lives, PHE urges

Adults should memorise their blood pressure number along with their PIN and telephone numbers, Public Health England is urging

PHE urges parents to take control of children’s diets

Public Health England has found that the average child consumes half their daily recommended sugar intake before they arrive at the school gates

PHE seeks commitment to smokefree NHS

Public Health England chief exec Duncan Selbie has written to trust leaders seeking their commitment to measures that can help bring about a tobacco-free NHS

‘Shameful inequality’ for people with dementia says charity

A report highlights a “shameful inequality” between people dying with dementia and those dying without the condition

Number of ex-smokers double that of current smokers

Data that has been published by PHE ahead of the Stoptober challenge shows that smoking rates are at their lowest since records began.

New vitamin D guidance from PHE

Public Health England has recommended that all groups receive 10 micrograms of vitamin D daily

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Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

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...

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OTC prescribing: where local policy is taking the lead

Dudley CCG’s decision on self care medicines is an interesting approach, says Noel Wicks It seems that the saga surro...

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GSK helps to power future of pharmacy

GSK has pledged to work closely with the pharmacy sector to "unlock" OTC sales

Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

Diabetes prescriptions up 80 per cent in 10 years

An NHS Digital report reveals that prescriptions for diabetes drugs in primary care are rising at a much higher rate tha...