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Risk Management

61 results found for: Risk Management

Finding ways to protect workers

As a tired and frustrated public reacts to more time in lockdown, Neil Hendry explains how technology could help keep pharmacy staff safe 

Cold storage: never more important

The logistical challenges involved in rolling out a Covid-19 vaccine should not be underestimated, says Lec Medical's Mike Butt

Time to review risk

As Covid cases rise again, Toyah Marshall suggests it's time to check that your pharmacy environment is safe

A safe pair of 'hands'

Keeping patients safe is a given for pharmacists, and automation can play a vital role as part of any effort to reduce dispensing errors

Be prepared for the unthinkable

The Buncefield oil depot explosion, Novichok in Salisbury, floods. You never know when you might need a plan for emergencies.

Inspections to reflect patient perspective

Public perspective first in new style GPhC inspections, says director of inspection and fitness to practice Claire Bryce-Smith

Generic actions to reduce errors

Medicines often have similar sounding names and similar looking packaging, particularly generics. Make sure you don't get caught out.

For many happy returns... ...comply with the CRA

Pharmacies need to ensure they comply with the legal duties set out in the Consumer Rights Act 2015, says Matthew Gough, a partner at law firm Eversheds Sutherland 

Regulation changes delayed, and not just by Brexit

Changes to regulations designed to clarify the roles and responsibilities of responsible and superintendent pharmacists, are unlikely to come into force before end March 2019, at the earliest, says VWV's Andrew Andrews

Put patient panic to rest

Brexit has got patients worried about their medicines supply. Here's what to tell them

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.

Time to be brave and bold

Chris Martin, Alliance Healthcare non-executive advisor, finds future prospects brought into sharp focus by celebrations closer to home

WannaCry cyber attack cost the NHS £92m

The figure includes ‘lost output’ of patient care caused by reduced access to information and cancelled appointments, and additional IT support provided to restore data and systems

GPhC to consult on renewal fee rise

A spokesperson told Pharmacy Magazine that the GPhC's rationale for raising its fees, including proposals to charge pharmacists an additional £7 each year, would be made public "in the next month"

Flexibility the biggest draw for locum pharmacists

Flexibility is by far the most common reason for switching from full-time employment to locum pharmacy work, taking precedence over pay, a new survey suggests

Age UK warns of loneliness crisis in over-50s

The charity predicts that unless this issue is tackled, the number of people aged 50 and over who are often lonely will have increased by 49 per cent between 2015-16 and 2025-26

No change to flu vaccine guidance despite supply issues

With many contractors experiencing difficulties obtaining the flu vaccine indicated for over-65s, PSNC has confirmed that pharmacists should not resort to using alternative vaccines

Use community pharmacists to improve self-care, says PAGB

Pharmacy support for self care highlighted in new PAGB White Paper

Exclusive: PM questions PDA on Technicians report

PDA chairman Mark Koziol said there is a “big question mark” concerning pharmacy technicians' “readiness, desire and capability” to supervise community pharmacies in the absence of a pharmacist

GPhC received six whistleblowing disclosures in 2017-18

The General Pharmaceutical Council received six whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, according to a joint report from the UK’s health regulators

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