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Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

NHS staff survey points to mounting pressures

NHS staff in England are struggling with intense work pressures, a new survey suggests, but have better support for health and wellbeing

CCA appoints new chief exec

The Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) has announced the appointment of Malcolm Harrison as its new chief executive, replacing Nanette Kerr

Peter Surgenor steps down as Sangers AAH MD

Peter Surgenor is to retire at the end of July as managing director of Belfast-based distributor Sangers AAH, Celesio UK has announced

Dixons Carphone chief exec to join Boots as MD

Mr James, who is to replace Elizabeth Fagan as Boots MD, commented that he was "very excited" to lead "one of the UK's most iconic, venerable and trusted brands"

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?

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.

Pre-reg pass rates up almost 20%

Pass rates for September’s registration assessment for trainee pharmacists were up almost 20 per cent on the previous year, the GPhC has revealed

Alliance Healthcare returning to normal service

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

GPhC approves new technician training standards

Revised courses for pharmacy technicians are expected to be rolled out from September 2018, following the GPhC’s approval of updated standards  

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

Contract information for new pharmacists & trainees

The charity Pharmacist Support has published a fact sheet with information to help deal with common queries regarding employment contracts

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

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

Government enforces new apprenticeship levy

New regulations that came into force on 6 April mean that companies with a wage bill of over £3 million must pay an apprentice ship levy, set at 0.5 per cent of their total wage bill

Over 9,000 companies to publish gender pay gap figures

New regulations that aim to help level the playing field for British workers will see large emplooyers required to publish gender pay gap figures

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
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