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Empty words, empty promises?

Mandeep Mudhar is disappointed by attitudes at the recent APPG meeting

Migraine sufferers at risk of MOS

Nearly 60 per cent of people with migraine are currently overusing pain relief medication, according to a new survey by Migraine Action in partnership with anti-migraine device Cefaly.

Pharmacy Show 2017: the full report

This year’s Pharmacy Show saw high profile speakers from all corners of UK community pharmacy. Here's a full round up.

Numark pharmacy’s flu service goes viral

Anna Pharmacy in Sutton has administered over 500 flu vaccinations in just two months – a record for the family-run store.

Accuracy checking training from CPPE

A new Accuracy checking pharmacy technician programme has been launched by CPPE, as part of its growing portfolio of learning opportunities for pharmacy technicians.

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Childhood obesity on the rise

The number of obese children aged four and five has risen for the second consecutive year, according to PHE’s National Child Measurement Programme.

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

New pharmacy winter campaign

The role that community pharmacy teams can play in helping people to stay healthy through winter and reduce pressure on other NHS services is being promoted by the national pharmacy organisations.

Legal defence on dispensing errors put before Parliament

Proposed legislation that would safeguard pharmacists from criminal liability where an inadvertent dispensing error has occurred has been laid before Parliament

Tooth brushing deficit revealed

Half of UK adults (48 per cent) miss at least a quarter of their teeth when brushing, putting their oral health at risk, a new study has found.

Think pharmacy first

More needs to be done to change people’s behaviour so they visit their local pharmacy first, says the PAGB as Self Care Week launches.

Rebalancing Board update

The RPS has called for wider consultation on supervision, following the latest meeting of the Rebalancing Board.

Numark appoints new managing director

Numark has announced the appointment of a new managing director

PHE increases focus on antibiotics

‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ is a new campaign from PHE warning people that taking antibiotics when they are not needed puts them at risk.

Smear test coverage falls

Cervical screening coverage for women eligible for testing has fallen in the last year, according to new statistics published by NHS Digital.

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

CPPE back European Antibiotic Awareness Day

CPPE has confirmed it will be backing European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 2017 with its third annual campaign.

Latest: More on LloydsPharmacy closures

LloydsPharmacy has released more information following yesterday’s shock announcement that it is to close or sell 190 pharmacies

190 LloydsPharmacy stores to close

LloydsPharmacy has said it is to cease trading in approximately 190 of its stores in England and will do 'all it can' to support staff and patients who will be affected
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