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PDAU to give £1 to charity for each vote in de-recognition ballot

The PDAU says it hopes the gesture will encourage Boots pharmacists to take part in the forthcoming ballot on whether to de-recognise the BPA

GPhC seeks views on independent prescriber training

A need for more independent prescribers and a broadening of their role have created a need for modernised training standards, the GPhC said

Examining this winter's cough, cold and flu trends

P3’s Carolyn Scott speaks to Lindsey Tier, marketing manager for Ultra Chloraseptic at Ceuta Healthcare about the cough, cold and flu season and implications for OTC sales

How can pharmacy work more closely with the NHS?

As community pharmacy continues to strive for equal footing with other primary care professions, where do those outside the pharmacy sector think the profession should be aiming?

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

Bringing more patients into community pharmacy

Healthcare is becoming more about choice and we need to offer services that are designed with patients in mind, says speciality director at Celesio UK, Ruth Poole Providing patients with more choice is the key to delivering sustainable healthcare that is fit for the future, and since I joined Celesio UK 12 months ago, we have spoken a lot about how we’re on a mission to transform healthcare. It’s clear that this doesn’t happen overnight, but we have been making steady progress toward that goal. With the launch of Healthcare Centres from LloydsPharmacy, I believe we are taking a huge leap forward.

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.

Revalidation plans a ‘step-change’ says GPhC

The GPhC has said it will introduce revalidation from 30 March 2018, with pharmacy professionals required to submit four CPD records

Dispensing errors defence approved by Parliament

MPs unanimously passed a long-awaited measure that will protect pharmacists from prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors

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

Rowlands Pharmacy teams up with UK Sepsis Trust to raise awareness

Rowlands Pharmacy and charity the UK Sepsis Trust have launched a campaign to raise awareness of the condition, including a staff training initiative

Boots UK launches online ED clinic

Boots UK has announced it is to launch an online erectile dysfunction service, which the retailer says will be its biggest online pharmacy service to date

Quality Payments declaration portal open

The Quality Payments online declaration portal is open on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) website

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

NHS England launches community pharmacy leadership training

A leadership and management skills in clinical settings programme is being offered to community pharmacy professionals for the first time

GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

A new DH consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals provides an opportunity for a ‘robust and open’ discussion, the GPhC said

GPhC launches technician training standards

Newly launched standards for the initial training of pharmacy technicians “reflect the changing needs of patients,” the regulator said

Alliance Healthcare returning to normal service

Alliance Healthcare UK brought in extra staff to help recover services after an IT system problem

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

Report finds global progress on pharmacy workforce goals

Pharmacy workforce development goals have widespread international support, a new report from FIP suggests
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