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Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

EPS urgent care scheme to be rolled out nationwide

A scheme integrating electronic prescribing into urgent care settings is to be rolled out nationally following a successful pilot

Campaign encourages greater smear test awareness

As Cervical Cancer Prevention Week kicks off, research highlights that embarrassment is preventing too many women from attending smear tests

SCR cuts burden on NHS

Increasing the amount of information held in electronic summary care records is improving care and helping to ease winter pressures, NHS Digital has announced.

Half of Brits take prescription drugs daily

Almost half of UK adults have taken at least one prescribed medicine in the last week, according to a new survey commissioned by NHS Digital.

Pharmacists share their views on EPS improvements

Urgent prescription alerts, managing patient requests for the one-off use of a pharmacy and automatic download of prescription requests were the top requirements

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

Electronic prescribing delivers major savings, says NHS Digital

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has provided significant time and cost savings to prescribers, pharmacies and patients, NHS Digital has said

LGA comments on drop in Stop Smoking uptake

Cuts to the public health budget are a barrier to helping smokers quit their habit, the Local Government Association (LGA) said in response to new statistics

Diabetes prescriptions up 80 per cent in 10 years

An NHS Digital report reveals that prescriptions for diabetes drugs in primary care are rising at a much higher rate than overall prescribing

NHS Digital seeks views on enhancing EPS

NHS Digital has launched a survey to learn how community pharmacy teams would like to see the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) enhanced

GP data hub makes statistics accessible

Official figures on patient care will be gathered in an accessible format and published via the new NHS Digital GP Data Hub over the next six months

Carry on with setting EPS nominations says NHS Digital

Twenty million patients have now set an Electronic Prescription Service nomination in England, according to NHS Digital

Cost of diabetes drugs soars to almost £1 billion

The national spend on prescription items is rising each year in line with increased rates of diagnosis

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Scotland contractors get 3.6 per cent funding boost

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CCA launches valproate audit for pharmacy teams

The trade body represents large pharmacy multiples but encourages all community pharmacies to participate due to the ser...

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Managing overheads: The devil in the detail

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Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, ...