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Risk of medicine supply disruption if Brexit talks fail, Hunt says

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt told the Health Select Committee that a breakdown in Brexit talks could lead to a “uniquely damaging” scenario 

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

Quality Payments declaration portal open

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

Generics supply issues: PSNC speaks out

PSNC is in urgent talks with the Department of Health in an attempt to address serious issues affecting the medicines supply chain

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

Bestway Medhub announces partnership with Cambrian Alliance Group

Bestway Medhub has become an official supplier partner for the Cambrian Alliance Group, one of the UK’s largest pharmacy buying groups

Business intelligence reports for NPA members

A new subscription services gives NPA members in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland access to monthly business reports

Day Lewis retains gold Investor in People status

Day Lewis Plc has been awarded gold against the Investors in People Standard, retaining the status it first achieved in 2013

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

A gloomy picture ahead for the generics market?

Brexit looks set to drive up prices of generic medicines and threaten access, while a government bill may have a similar effect. P3 reports on a difficult outlook for the sector

Alliance Healthcare appoints new MD

Julian Mount has been appointed as managing director with immediate effect following Jeremy Main’s retirement

NICE endorses new Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit

The free to download toolkit helps healthcare professionals identify patients who may be at risk of falls and potential hospitalisation

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

Naz Meghji shares the steps that Avicenna’s pharmacies have taken to improve pharmacy efficiency

HDA UK highlights impact of Brexit on medicines supply chain

The Healthcare Distribution Association has urged those involved in Brexit negotiations to consider the importance of the single market in facilitating medicines supply

Developing pharmacy processes for the future

New technology that assembles prescriptions on a large scale will allow pharmacy and the pharmacist’s role to grow, according to Celesio UK.

Rebrand gets on the road

The wholesaler AAH talks about the relaunch of its offering to community pharmacy

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Use negotiation techniques to help to achieve your objectives.

Nutritional management of preterm infants

This CPD module is supported by an educational grant from SMA Nutrition

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Exclude medical single-use plastics from tax?

Medicine-related single-use plastic items should be exempt from a future plastic tax, argues CCA

Why we need more female pharmacists at the table

Why are there so few women on pharmacy boards and what can be done to increase their numbers?

Interim arrangements for 2018/19 funding announced

Pharmacy funding for contractors in England will remain unchanged from April, it has been announced, as an interim arran...