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New parents need the very best expert advice

Pharmacies are often one of the first places that concerned new parents turn to for advice, leaving teams wondering if they can also strengthen the category in business terms

FRONTLINE – Tackling Fleas and Ticks

This NPA-accredited module will enable you to have confident conversations with customers when helping them manage fleas and ticks both on their pets and in the home.

Both sides make cases as Boots union vote approaches

With less than a fortnight to go before Boots pharmacists can begin voting on their union representation, the PDA and BPA have issued statements

Invest in pharmacy to widen access to NHS care, NPA urges

The National Pharmacy Association has published a report calling for a greater role for community pharmacy in addressing the NHS’s “chronic access problem”

John Bell & Croyden takes to the treadmill for charity

During the month of the London Marathon, the team aims to run over 26.2 miles on a machine in front of the Wigmore Street store for Alzheimer's Society

Nitin Sodha announced as new NPA chair

Nitin Sodha, managing director of the Knights Pharmacy group, replaces Ian Strachan and has been vice-chair since 2014

Brine makes positive noises about care-based contract

Pharmacy minister writes to APPG in support of a services contract but PSNC still waiting for green light on negotiations

GPhC proposes making inspection reports public

The publication of inspection reports is the “most significant change” in plans to modernise the regulation of registered pharmacies, the GPhC said

NHS England accused of short termism by PAC

The Department of Health’s system for funding the NHS focuses too much on short-term survival, says a House of Commons Committee 

Diversion of diazepam down by more than 60 per cent

The MHRA claims that trading in diazepam 10mg has fallen as a result of its efforts to stop the illegal diversion of medicines to the black market

Welsh common ailments scheme promoted

The scheme is operating in many pharmacies already in the Swansea area, and is planned to be available in all 125 ABMU pharmacies by August

Personal health budgets to be extended

The DHSC is consulting on proposals to give more people the right to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets

Phoenix trials fleet of GDP compliant delivery vehicles

Phoenix is trialling a new fleet of 39 bespoke refrigerated vans designed to exceed the industry's good distribution practice (GDP) standards

'Unwarranted variation' in CCGs' gluten-free policy, study claims

The study found “substantial clinically unwarranted variation” in rates of gluten-free food prescriptions in England, partly driven by CCG policy

Amazon shelves plans to crack US pharma market

The potential ‘Amazonisation’ of the pharmaceutical products distribution network has been the subject of speculation in recent years

Alphega members report above average QPS payments

Alphega Pharmacy UK has reported that its members earned on average 4.3 more Quality Payments points at the first review point than other pharmacies

Dispensing error protection comes into force

After a lengthy campaign, a legal measure protecting UK community pharmacists from criminal prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors has come into force

The benefits of GP ‘recommendation prescriptions’

Receiving a recommendation for self care from the GP would make a huge difference to patients, says PAGB’s John Smith

Brand insight: P3 April 2018

Recent product profiles from April's P3 magazine: hayfever relief, pregnancy & babycare and foot care

Mess-free pain relief from Voltarol

The Voltarol pain relief brand has a new addition to its range with a mess-free pain relief gel
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