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Pharmacy First

The Pharmacy First scheme provides professional health care advice, treatments, and medicines for common illnesses from your local pharmacy, without the need for an appointment.

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BMA feuds with NHS over pharmacy record sharing functionality

GPC tells practices to switch off GP Connect function amid face-off with NHS England.

03 Jul 2024 , 2 Min Article


NHSE will scrutinise Pharmacy First data for ‘outliers’ abusing service

We take monitoring of the service seriously, NHS official tells Clinical Pharmacy Congress.

13 May 2024 , 3 Min Article


One-third of PDA members have had Pharmacy First targets set by employers

PDA warns employers not to revisit MUR-type 'league table' tactics.

12 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article


MPs' letter to health secretary warns government about pharmacy funding crisis

Thirteen MPs co-signed the letter to Victoria Atkins telling her the sector must be better supported.

08 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


Cegedim appoint ex-Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy superintendent as MD

Cegedim Rx has appointed Phil Galt, who was also at the National Pharmacy Association as a director.

05 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article