empty

News

Number of people turning to charities rises in four years

The number of people turning to charities and benevolent funds including Pharmacist Support has risen in the last four years.

Boris Johnson pays a visit to local pharmacy

Prime minister Boris Johnson visited a community pharmacy in his local constituency last Friday.

Lloyds launches mental health pilot in Manchester

Community pharmacists are piloting a new service that offers personalised support to mental illness patients.

Entries now open for the RoE Awards 2020

The only national awards exclusively for community pharmacy support staff is back and nominations and entries are now open. 

Over 2,300 complaints to Ofcom over comments on pharmacists

Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has received 2,313 complaints regarding comments made about pharmacists on ITV’s This Morning.

NICE calls for greater use of community pharmacies

NICE is calling for the NHS to make greater use of community pharmacies to promote health and wellbeing in local areas.

Resupply dates pushed back for shortage drugs

PSNC has today issued resupply updates for five medicines that have been affected by shortages in recent months.

Pharmacy safety organisation targets LASA errors

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group cites reducing look alike, sound alike errors as one of its top priorities for 2020.

Pharmacist-led AF screening reduces strokes by a fifth

A pharmacy-led AF screening programme in the North West of England found over 100 strokes could be prevented each year.

CAP clamps down on botox adverts

Enforcement action threatened for advertising of POMs to public.

WHO retracts opioid guidelines amid allegations

WHO retracted the guidelines amid allegations that drug manufacturers had undue influence on their development.  

APTUK launches pharmacy technicians skills survey

Pharmacy professionals are asked to register their interest in the national survey.

NICE fast-tracks epilepsy recommendation

Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.

England's top doctor warns against fad diets

Warnings against fad diets and nutritional quick-fixes have been highlighted by professor Stephen Powis.

NHS to trial anti-cholesterol jab in pioneering collaboration with Novartis

NHS will conduct trials of as yet unlicensed inclisiran in bid to cut deaths from heart disease.

'Fear of GPhC prevents mental health discussion'

Harpreet Chana says pharmacists are reluctant to talk openly about mental health for fear of being kicked off the register.

Alliance Healthcare launches new online ordering service

Wholesaler Alliance Healthcare has launched a new digital service to help customers order products online.

No-deal Brexit preparations wound down

DHSC advises no-deal preparations should cease.

Patients urged to cancel GP appointments

More than one million people a month fail to attend GP appointments.

Drug deaths in England and Wales hit record levels

Misuse of heroin pushes drug misuse deaths up by 17 per cent to 2,917.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 59 Next


This website is for healthcare professionals, people who work in pharmacy and pharmacy students. By clicking into any content, you confirm this describes you and that you agree to Training Matters's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We use essential, performance, functional and advertising cookies to give you a better web experience. Find out how to manage these cookies here. We also use Interest Based Advertising Cookies to display relevant advertisements on this and other websites based on your viewing behaviour. By clicking "Accept" you agree to the use of these Cookies and our Cookie Policy.