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Dispensing

16 results found for: Dispensing

Hub & spoke still poses risks, report finds

The hub and spoke model poses significant risks that need to be addressed, sector stakeholders have found.

Superdrug uses robots for new medicine pouching service

Superdrug has launched a new automated medication pouching service, using a dispensing robot to assemble patients’ pills.

Independents’ hub & spoke facility to go live in 2022

A new facility aimed at giving independent pharmacies access to hub and spoke technology is expected to commence operations in early 2022.

P2U founder launches hub & spoke facility for independents

Pharmacy2U founder Daniel Lee has announced plans for an £8m dispensing facility he claims will “level the playing field” between independents and multiples.

March ‘busiest ever month for pharmacy’ NHS data reveals

Pharmacies in England dispensed a record 93 million items in March, NHS BSA data shows, making it the sector’s busiest ever month.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

Well to dispense 43 million prescriptions from central hub

Well Pharmacy expects to dispense about 43.2 million prescriptions annually via a central hub based in Stoke-on-Trent.

New PMR first to receive NHS accreditation in 10 years

Invatech Health's newly accredited Titan PMR is now available to pharmacies in England and Wales.

Generic actions to reduce errors

Medicines often have similar sounding names and similar looking packaging, particularly generics. Make sure you don't get caught out.

FMD: a progress check

With mixed messages circulating about the effect of Brexit on FMD, it’s no surprise community pharmacy remains confused about what to do, and when. 

Electronic repeat dispensing gets animated

Wessex AHSN produce 3 minute animated guide to eRD

Report looks at technology’s role in reducing medication errors

Greater use of technology in primary care settings like community pharmacy can reduce medication errors, a report by a manufacturer of automated healthcare and medication adherence products argues

Have you ordered your scanners yet?

It’s just a few months to ‘FMD day’, 9 February 2019. What do you actually need to do now? 

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

Falsified Medicines Directive: the perfect storm

What will the plans to scan all medicines packs at the point of supply mean for community pharmacy workloads?

Are generics shortages a thing of the past?

Generic drug shortages are a tiresome fact of dispensary life, but has the issue stabilised?



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