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GPhC will help all existing pharmacists become prescribers

The GPhC says it will take steps from 2021 onwards to support all pharmacists who are already on the register to train as independent prescribers.

Contractors get 2k per month for Pharmacy First Plus service

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland will receive a monthly fee of £2,000 for offering the new Pharmacy First Plus service, it has been revealed. 

VAT change for medicines prescribed by EEA doctors

Scripts written by doctors registered in EEA countries and dispensed in the UK now zero-rated.

Scottish pharmacies receive £4.6m global sum boost

Community pharmacies in Scotland have been offered a three-year funding package for the first time.

GPhC cracks down on 12 online pharmacies

The General Pharmaceutical Council’s clampdown on rogue online pharmacies appears to be gathering pace.

Government wants to give more health workers prescribing powers

The government reveals plans to “increase the range of professions able to prescribe low-risk medicines."

Pharmacist prescribing up 55 per cent in one year

Prescribing by pharmacist independent prescribers rose 55 per cent between 2017-18 and 2018-19.

European authorities approve cannabis-based medicine for epilepsy

European authorities have for the first time approved a cannabis-based medicine for use in severe childhood epilepsy.

Why are doctors reluctant to prescribe medical cannabis?

Last year's legislative fix on medical cannabis has not simplified access as intended. Experience in the US may hold clues as to why

Prescribing curbs for seven more products

NHS England approves prescribing curbs on seven more items.

NHS England consults on further prescribing curbs

NHS England has set out plans to curb the prescribing of a further group of ‘low priority’ items such as silk garments

EPS Phase 4 pilot to include more patients

The pilot will see electronic prescriptions extended to patients who have not nominated a regular dispenser

Winter Health: Congestion

Find out more about how to advise customers on congestion and make effective product recommendations. 

Winter Health: Children’s fever

Find out more about how to advise customers on childhood fever and make effective product recommendations. 

Wanna buy a smart watch?

Is the pharmacy profession capitalising on the opportunities provided by technology to improve healthcare and service delivery to patients?  Outsider doesn't think so.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of pharmacy

This short animation will highlight the crucial role of the pharmacy team in recognising symptoms of pancreatic cancer to aid early diagnosis and boost survival rates.

AYP Week 2018 focuses on medicines safety

Ask Your Pharmacist Week has kicked off, with pharmacies around the country providing information on medicines safety

Most expensive NHS drug comes off patent

Adalimumab (Humira; AbbVie) is a biological medicine used to treat conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease

Cannabis prescription changes kick in

The Government’s reclassification of cannabis-based products for medicinal use came into force on Thursday November 1, meaning specialist doctors may now prescribe them

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

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