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Matt Hancock

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Hancock visits pharmacy to praise sector's Covid efforts

Health secretary Matt Hancock visited a London pharmacy yesterday to give his thanks for the sector’s role in supporting local communities throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Legal action against Hancock over retired pharmacist's Covid-19 death

A dentist has brought proceedings against the health secretary and Public Health England after his father, a retired London community pharmacist, died of Covid-19.

Test and trace: ‘Same rules apply’ to pharmacy teams

Health workers including community pharmacy teams are “essentially” subject to the new self-isolation guidelines in the Government’s test and trace scheme, the comments of a DHSC spokesperson suggest.

New antibody study will inform Govt lockdown strategy

A new Government-funded study is using Covid-19 antibody testing to determine how widespread coronavirus is in the community in Britain.

PDA urges Hancock to talk to unions about pharmacy safety

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association urges Matt Hancock to hold talks with unions and employers on pharmacy workers' safety as lockdown eases.

Hancock urged to remove script charges ‘to save lives’

The health sectretary has been urged to scrap prescription charges temporarily to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

Hancock clarifies ‘extra £300m’ pharmacy comments

Matt Hancock has been forced to clarify remarks about the £300m cash advance being paid to pharmacies in England.

NHS messaging service to send Covid-19 text support

People who contact NHS 111 and register their coronavirus symptoms will receive support through daily text messages.

Pharmacies not getting PPE, PDA warns Hancock

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association urges Matt Hancock to ensure pharmacy has access to Covid-19 protective equipment. 

Wholesalers hold supplies of cannabis-based drugs after import change

Pharmacy wholesalers can now hold supplies of cannabis-based medicines for future use by patients.

CPCF: New services, hub & spoke changes on the way

Year 2 of the contract will see changes such as the launch of a new NHS Discharge Medicines Service.

Hancock urges pharmacists to engage with French model

Health secretary Matt Hancock has reiterated his support for maximising the use of pharmacists' clinical skills.

Pharmacies receive over 100k CPCS referrals in first 10 weeks

Pharmacies have had over 100,000 patients referred to them by NHS 111 since the CPCS was launched on October 29.

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"

Medicines supply a concern in no-deal Brexit scenario

With less than six months to go before the UK leaves the European Union, there are still major concerns around medicines supply in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the commons health committee heard last week

Hancock’s half hour…

The new(ish) health secretary Matt Hancock has shown he has a sense of humour and at least some idea of how community pharmacists contribute to primary care

Matt Hancock replaces Jeremy Hunt as health secretary

Amid dramatic cabinet resignations, long-standing health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been promoted to foreign secretary and replaced by West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock



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