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Make best use of pharmacy network, says PSNC

Decision making in the NHS following the Autumn Budget should include community pharmacy, urges pharmacy leaders

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

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

An NHS report has shown that the number of people who accessed NHS Stop Smoking Services fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2016/17

LGA comments on drop in Stop Smoking uptake

Cuts to the public health budget are a barrier to helping smokers quit their habit, the Local Government Association (LGA) said in response to new statistics

Pharmacy service ‘map’ indicates untapped potential

A new study suggests that inconsistent commissioning of pharmacy services is holding the sector back from improving health in some communities

Charity warns of health impact of cuts

A King's Fund analysis suggests that sexual health, substance abuse and stop smoking services are being hit particularly hard by council cuts

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

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

‘World leading’ health bill passes in Wales

A ‘radical’ health bill banning smoking on hospital grounds, school grounds and public playgrounds has been passed by the National Assembly of Wales

Quality payments and patient safety

Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK, looks key steps to meet patient safety criteria for the Quality Payment Scheme

Quit or risk losing your sight, smokers told

The link between smoking and sight loss is as well established as that between smoking and lung cancer, Eye Health UK has warned in a statement to mark National No Smoking Day

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

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

Expecting to stop

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

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

NPA chairman defends split from Pharmacy Voice

Ian Strachan has justified the decision of the NPA to withdraw from Pharmacy Voice

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

Be aware of loneliness in older age

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