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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

Government enforces new apprenticeship levy

New regulations that came into force on 6 April mean that companies with a wage bill of over £3 million must pay an apprentice ship levy, set at 0.5 per cent of their total wage bill

Randomised CPD record review from 2017

The CPD records of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can now be called up at any time by the regulator

CPD sampling – will it be you?

It’s planned that pharmacists and technicians will have their CPD checked through a sampling system that will replace the current five-yearly call up

Regulator proposes new approach to CPD records

Pharmacist and technician CPD records may be called for review by the regulator as a random sample each year, rather than each pharmacy professional submitting records every five years.

Will you make the grade?

How have community pharmacies found the General Pharmaceutical Council’s new inspection approach so far?

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Hunt announces new measures to tackle drug errors

Measures are needed in hospitals, general practice, pharmacies and care homes to curb as many as 237 million drug errors...

Harness research to improve dementia care, report urges

A new report from Alzheimer’s Society sets out a roadmap for how to harness research to ensure quality of life for...

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Why we can't continue to work harder and harder

Workload pressure isn't going to change, but how we work with it can, suggests Noel Wicks. The recent media spotli...

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More funding for GP pharmacists

Additional funding to place pharmacists in GP practices will help patients access expert clinical advice and free up GPs...

In short supply: Scarce and expensive medicines

What does the current shortage of a range of generic medicines mean for community pharmacy contractors and their patient...

Warnings of Brexit impact on medicines supply

Price hikes on NHS medicines and an increase in red tape on imports could put patient safety at risk, the HDA has said