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Services in Scotland: MAS registrations down, CMS up

The latest data for patients registered with CMS and MAS in Scotland make for interesting reading

PDA to launch clinic pharmacy model trial and campaign in Dudley

The PDA has announced that it is to test a new outcomes-focused clinic pharmacy model in Dudley later this year.

Get house in order to improve cashflow

Real World Analytics’ Conall Lavery details the first five items on his 20 point checklist of things that need to be done consistently well to improve business performance.

Scottish pharmacies to provide jabs

Scottish Government commits to changing rules to allow community pharmacy to provide NHS vaccinations.

NUMSAS takes off: early indications

Early data for the NHS Urgent Medicines Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) reveal variable take up across the country, with localities in the north leading the way. 

NHS 111 referral pilot extended to London, Devon and East Midlands

NHS England is extending the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service pilot to London, Devon and the East Midlands

Pharmacists linked to care homes as part of £3.5bn investment

Pharmacists and GPs are to be assigned to care homes in a measure Theresa May says will be "better for patients"

Contractors maximise service income to mitigate cuts

MUR completions are up. Year on year data from the NHS reveals increases across England as contractors look to mitigate the impact of the funding cuts

Lincolnshire leads way for NMS

Rolling annual totals for NMS just under 1m, as latest figures reveal Lincolnshire pharmacies lead way

GPhC to consult on renewal fee rise

A spokesperson told Pharmacy Magazine that the GPhC's rationale for raising its fees, including proposals to charge pharmacists an additional £7 each year, would be made public "in the next month"

Flexibility the biggest draw for locum pharmacists

Flexibility is by far the most common reason for switching from full-time employment to locum pharmacy work, taking precedence over pay, a new survey suggests

PSNC chair looks forward; last two years 'history'

PSNC chair Mike Pitt looks forward; suggests a turning point in Government thinking about community pharmacies

Age UK warns of loneliness crisis in over-50s

The charity predicts that unless this issue is tackled, the number of people aged 50 and over who are often lonely will have increased by 49 per cent between 2015-16 and 2025-26

Fluad manufacturer: We are on track to meet delivery plan

Seqirus told Pharmacy Magazine that despite “processing challenges” it is on track to meet its delivery schedule and will seek to “identify any opportunities to bring additional doses of Fluad into the UK"

No change to flu vaccine guidance despite supply issues

With many contractors experiencing difficulties obtaining the flu vaccine indicated for over-65s, PSNC has confirmed that pharmacists should not resort to using alternative vaccines

Exclusive: PM questions PDA on Technicians report

PDA chairman Mark Koziol said there is a “big question mark” concerning pharmacy technicians' “readiness, desire and capability” to supervise community pharmacies in the absence of a pharmacist

Natural healthcare

Natural supplements can help to top up levels of vitamins and minerals, such as iron. Watch this two minute video, sponsored by Spatone, to find out more about iron intake and who could benefit from natural supplements.

Record numbers of people phoning NHS 111

Over half of all calls to the phone service received expert assessment from a clinical professional in July this year – the highest proportion since the service was introduced

NUMSAS extended to March 2019, Brine confirms

The NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) pilot scheme has been extended until the end of March 2019, pharmacy minister Steve Brine has confirmed

Leading pharmacy by example

With a new group of chief executives at the community pharmacy bodies, what can we expect from their combined stance on the sector?

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