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Alprazolam misuse highlighted in young

Young people are especially likely to misuse alprazolam resulting in short-term toxicity and long-term dependence, research finds.

Support for enhanced community pharmacy role in cancer detection

A new report shows widespread support for an enhanced role for pharmacists in detecting cancer, while improving treatments is a priority for the public.

Pharmacy2U: We have cost NHS £5m less over 5 years

Pharmacy2U said it has been paid £5m less in NHS fees than community pharmacies.

Save our soles

Buying footwear online is having a negative impact on foot health but pharamcy teams can be on hand with advice.

Boots rolls out cystitis test to nearly 300 UK stores

Boots will roll out a cystitis test and treat service to nearly 300 UK stores.

Pharmacists among new group of diabetes clinical champions

Birmingham pharmacist Satyan Kotecha is among the latest ‘clinical champions’ selected by Diabetes UK.

Vote for your Most Valuable Product of the year

It’s time to vote in this year’s Most Valuable Product (MVP) Awards, run in conjunction with Training Matters, Pharmacy Magazine and P3pharmacy.

NICE warns of indoor pollution dangers

Recommendations of ways to reduce exposure to indoor air pollution has been published in new guidance by NICE.

LGB women missing vital tests due to "fake news"

Lesbian, gay and bisexual women are being urged to attended cervical cancer screening tests as numbers remain low.

RPS welcomes NHS patient safety strategy

The RPS has welcomed the publication of the NHS Patient Safety Strategy, and says that pharmacists will take centre stage.

Pharmacy Guide to Infant Feeding published

The 2019 Pharmacy Guide to Infant Feeding is now available in print and online. 

Only lonely on the inside

Loneliness in older age is often a reality but is by no means absolute and pharmacy teams can offer support.

NHS to test first subscription payment model

The subscription-style model will pay pharmaceutical companies upfront for access to medicines.

Begin brainstorming

As the prevalence of young stroke continues to rise, it’s time to revaluate perceptions of the condition.

Pacemakers

This pharmacy scenario is about pacemakers and looks at the do’s and don’ts for managing life with one post surgery.

Breaking: Sandra Gidley elected RPS president

Sandra Gidley was elected president at today’s (Tuesday July 16) meeting of the RPS assembly.

PSNC appoints former senior civil servant as new chair

The PSNC has appointed Sue Killen, the former chief executive of St John Ambulance, as its new chair.

Cat M prices to increase from August

Category M reimbursement prices will increase by £15 million a month from August, the DHSC has said.

APPG to appoint new chair after general election

The All-Party Pharmacy Group will appoint a new chair after the next general election.

Drug alert: Defect in Emerade devices

There is a risk of some Emerade syringes failing to deliver adrenaline doses due to blockage of the needle, the MHRA warns.

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