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Pharmacy service ‘map’ indicates untapped potential

A new study suggests that inconsistent commissioning of pharmacy services is holding the sector back from improving health in some communities

Charity warns of health impact of cuts

A King's Fund analysis suggests that sexual health, substance abuse and stop smoking services are being hit particularly hard by council cuts

Day Lewis grows to over 300 pharmacies

With the recent acquisition of Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd, the Day Lewis Group now owns and manages 300 pharmacies in the UK

Pharmacists can help fight AMR, paper advises

Governments should involve pharmacists in efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance, a new best practice paper from the PGEU urges

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

‘World leading’ health bill passes in Wales

A ‘radical’ health bill banning smoking on hospital grounds, school grounds and public playgrounds has been passed by the National Assembly of Wales

Quality payments and patient safety

Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK, looks key steps to meet patient safety criteria for the Quality Payment Scheme

Quit or risk losing your sight, smokers told

The link between smoking and sight loss is as well established as that between smoking and lung cancer, Eye Health UK has warned in a statement to mark National No Smoking Day

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Expecting to stop

We examine the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy.

Technicians in community keen to expand role

Community pharmacy technicians are keen to expand their role but are dissatisfied due to a lack of opportunities

NPA chairman defends split from Pharmacy Voice

Ian Strachan has justified the decision of the NPA to withdraw from Pharmacy Voice

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

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

Resources for meeting Quality Payment HLP criterion

New PSNC resources are available to help meet the Quality Payment criterion of being a Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 on the day of review

Be aware of loneliness in older age

Watch two Age UK videos telling the stories of two people living with loneliness

PHE seeks commitment to smokefree NHS

Public Health England chief exec Duncan Selbie has written to trust leaders seeking their commitment to measures that can help bring about a tobacco-free NHS

Number of ex-smokers double that of current smokers

Data that has been published by PHE ahead of the Stoptober challenge shows that smoking rates are at their lowest since records began.

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

A process for providing support to people who want to give up smoking

Stub it out

It can take three or more attempts to successfully quit smoking.

The 28-day challenge

Use the Stoptober campaign to reignite interest in pharmacy-based stop smoking services
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