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Consultation launched on plans to rein in prescriptions

A consultation on proposals to “rein in prescriptions” for a number of OTC products has been published by NHS England.

Update: Parr joins NPA/CIG conference

Scottish Government chief pharmacist added to programme for NPA/CIG Conference in June

New BNF & BNFC App launches

A new BNF & BNFC App with enhanced interactivity is available to download via the App Store and Google Play, replacing the NICE BNF app

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

Pharmacy gets green light to vaccinate care staff

Contractors can begin providing flu vaccinations to social care workers following the publication of an amended service specification and PGD

Ask Your Pharmacist Week launches

The 2017 Ask Your Pharmacist Week (6-13 November) has kicked off, with UK pharmacies set to host open days themed ‘Discover Your Local Pharmacy’

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

Top tips to keep customers New Year resolutions on track

Help your customers beat Blue Monday and stay on track with their resolutions with some tips from Heart Research UK

SCR being used by half of pharmacies in England

Half of community pharmacies in England are now using the Summary Care Record, says NHS Digital

Pharmacy responds to BBC Inside Out programme

Workload, staffing levels, whistleblowing, dispensing errors and self-checking were all discussed in the programme which aired on 8 January

EPS Phase 4 pilot to include more patients

The pilot will see electronic prescriptions extended to patients who have not nominated a regular dispenser

Twenty-fold rise in prescription penalties being overturned

The number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) that are overturned has risen almost twenty-fold in the past five years.

Boots pharmacists' huge vote for union recognition

Boots pharmacists have voted for recognition of the PDA Union for future collective bargaining on pay and conditions in a historic ballot

Details announced for two-year funding package

The details: a two-year funding package for pharmacy contractors in England announced by DH

Online medicine supply needs greater regulation says GPhC

The regulator's proposals include introducing safeguards around the supply of certain medicines online, such as antibiotics and opiates

Strachan calls for 'radical solutions'

Community pharmacy's strategy for 2018 needs 'radical solutions', says NPA chairman.

Teva acquires Actavis Generics

The manufacturer hopes that acquiring Actavis will help it to crack the global and US generics markets

Numark launches online hub for health campaigns

Independent pharmacy chain Numark has launched an online hub to help its members deliver health campaigns in their stores.

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

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

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