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National strategy needed to educate public about common conditions

Restricting access to prescriptions for over-the-counter medicines won’t be enough on its own to create an effective culture of self care, says PAGB’s John Smith

Integration Fund key to NHS vision for pharmacy

Initiatives outlined in the Pharmacy Integration Fund (PhIF) will form the basis of “engaging and transforming the pharmacy workforce,” a draft strategy says

Targeting smokers this new year

A new TV advert highlighting the dangers of tar in cigarettes and urging smokers to make a quit attempt with help from Smokefree has been released by PHE.

Looking to healthy living pharmacy

Government cuts are impacting pharmacies in England in a number of ways. A reduction in the income received from the NHS can make a big difference to a business that relies heavily on a particular income stream.

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

Half of UK adults need help to self care

In Self Care Week, research suggests that almost half of UK adults require assistance to self care for self-treatable conditions

Pharmacy organisations gear up for campaigning day

UK pharmacy organisations are planning a political campaigning day on Tuesday 21 November to showcase the vital work community pharmacies do

Jabathon campaign to target health and care workers

Jabathon (6-10 November), part of the annual Flu Fighter campaign organised by NHS Employers, will focus on health and care workers this year

NHS cracks down on unhealthy hospital snacks

The NHS has cracked down on the availability of ‘super-size’ chocolate bars and ‘grab bags’ of sugary snacks hospitals

NHS under strain as it reaches 70, CQC report warns

The CQC’s annual State of Care report warns that aspects of health and social care are at a ‘tipping point’ ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday next year

PHE calls for STPs to work together on heart health

Public Health England has called for coordination of services such as in-pharmacy testing to help improve detection and management of CVD

Inspire healthier lifestyles to reduce dementia risk

Three-quarters of adults would consider changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of developing dementia

Superdrug to offer chickenpox jab

The chickenpox vaccination, which the NHS only offers in certain circumstances, is to be available on the high street for the first time

ABPI to challenge Nice pricing decision in court

Changes to how the NHS funds new drugs could deny treatments to people with rare diseases, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry said 

Health sector forms Brexit Health Alliance

An alliance looks to safeguard the interests of patients, healthcare and research during Brexit negotiations

STPs ‘the best hope for the NHS’ says King’s Fund

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) still have potential to improve health and care despite a bumpy start, says a new report

PHE urges parents to take control of children’s diets

Public Health England has found that the average child consumes half their daily recommended sugar intake before they arrive at the school gates

PHE seeks commitment to smokefree NHS

Public Health England chief exec Duncan Selbie has written to trust leaders seeking their commitment to measures that can help bring about a tobacco-free NHS

Pharmacy funding cuts: day one

The NPA warns of the impact cuts will have on patients and businesses, but encourages members to stay resilient

NHS measures for whistleblowers in primary care

NHS England has issued new guidance for primary care teams on how staff members should be supported to raise their concerns.

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