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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

Superdrug to offer chickenpox jab

The chickenpox vaccination, which the NHS only offers in certain circumstances, is to be available on the high street for the first time

POM to P switch for Nasonex Allergy Control

MHRA has announced the reclassfication of the allergic rhinitis medicine, shortly after the Maloff Protect POM to P switch was confirmed

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

Support parents to care for children

How community pharmacy can help and support worried parents and their children

WHO tackles antimicrobial resistance

The World Health Organization has called for antibiotics to be divided into three categories in order to tackle the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance

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.

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.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

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

New BLF resources for the pharmacy team

The BLF has produced two new resources aimed at helping pharmacy teams best support their patients with respiratory problems.

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

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

Basic asthma care still falling short

Two-thirds of people are still not receiving the basic care they need to manage their asthma, says Asthma UK

Be aware of loneliness in older age

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

MVP Awards 2016 Photos

Photos from the MVP Awards 2016
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