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Dementia risk now included in NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element will enable healthcare professionals to talk to patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk

CCA launches valproate audit for pharmacy teams

The trade body represents large pharmacy multiples but encourages all community pharmacies to participate due to the seriousness of the issue

RPS calls for bigger role for pharmacists in mental health

The RPS in England wants pharmacists to be integrated into services providing care for people with mental health problems

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

Harness research to improve dementia care, report urges

A new report from Alzheimer’s Society sets out a roadmap for how to harness research to ensure quality of life for people with dementia

PM: Community pharmacy at heart of patient care

Prime Minister Theresa May recognised community pharmacies role in the nation's health in her welcome message to delegates at Sigma's tenth annual Conference.

Employers asked to support ‘Safer Pharmacies Charter’

The PDA launches a Charter of seven commitments to safe pharmacy practice

New asthma guidelines could save NHS millions says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued new guidance on diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma that it says could deliver big savings

Make best use of pharmacy network, says PSNC

Decision making in the NHS following the Autumn Budget should include community pharmacy, urges pharmacy leaders

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

Day Lewis grows to over 300 pharmacies

With the recent acquisition of Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd, the Day Lewis Group now owns and manages 300 pharmacies in the UK

Antidepressants most increased prescription area in 2016, figures show

An NHS Digital Report shows that in 2016 antidepressants saw the greatest increase of any BNF therapeutic area for the fourth year running

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

May: Let's tackle the "hidden injustice" of mental illness

Prime Minister Theresa May used the annual Charity Commission lecture to speak out on the importance of addressing mental illness

Half of British men more comfortable discussing mental health with barbers than doctors

A survey suggests that most British men would rather discuss mental health issues such as depression with their barber than with their doctor

Hitting a low

Pharmacy teams are feeling stressed, dissatisfied and morale is plummeting. So what can be done?

Mind matters

Where does pharmacy sit in the challenge of tackling mental health issues in the community?

Help patients with dementia

Dementia Friends is encouraging pharmacists to attend a training session and help patients suffering from the condition  

How pharmacies help keep new mums happy

Looking out for perinatal mental illness is just one area where pharmacy teams can help new parents.

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People should walk 'briskly' for 10 minutes daily

Walking quickly for a few minutes to raise the heart rate is better than simply counting steps, says PHE

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 o...