People & Business

Making moves on meningitis

Staff at Bedminster pharmacy in Bristol showed their support for World Meningitis Day (24 April) by turning their pharmacy orange with information and resources from the meningitis charity Meningitis Now.

Celesio UK appoints new chief executive

Toby Anderson takes up post at Celesio UK in autumn 2018, joining from AS Watson

Patients have their say to NPA

National Pharmacy Association (NPA) staff and members have met with patient groups in Westminster to agree broad principles of access to medicines, medicines advice and primary care.

NPA board elections make history

Reena Barai has been elected to the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) board for Area 7, Home Counties South and is believed to be the first Asian female pharmacy owner ever elected.

Lloyds ‘Pharmacy of the Year’ announced

The Southmead branch of LloydsPharmacy in Bristol has been named 'Pharmacy of the Year’ at the company's annual awards.

National Living Wage increase in Spring Statement

The National Living Wage will rise to £7.38 per hour from 1 April 2018 it was announced in the Spring Statement

Pharmacy technician development in Scotland

General practice pharmacy technicians in Scotland are set to benefit from a new educational foundation framework, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK.

RoE Awards: Save the date!

Training Matters is delighted to announce that the Recognition of Excellence Awards 2018 will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday 20 June 2018 at The Dorchester, London.

TM scoops top prize

Training Matters has been named Best Support for the Pharmacy Team at the Avicenna Media Awards for the third consecutive year.

PSNC signals start of planning for DH negotiations

Work has begun in preparation for negotiations with the DH for 2018/19 on pharmacy funding, PSNC has said

RoE: how to create a winning entry

As this year's RoE Awards open for entries, TM gives you the inside scoop on putting together a winning entry, including the types of things our expert judging panel look out for.

RoE Awards are back!

Training Matters is launching its annual hunt for exceptional pharmacy support staff as the Recognition of Excellence Awards 2018 opens for entries.

QPS success for Alphega

Alphega Pharmacy UK members have come out on top at the first quality payments scheme (QPS) review point in April 2017.

Bristol pharmacy goes purple

Bedminster Pharmacy in Bristol highlighted the importance of early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic cancer by taking part in ‘Turn It Purple’ for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

PSNC chief executive replacement announced

A new chief executive, Simon Dukes, will take over at PSNC from May

Bowel cancer charities to merge

Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer have announced a merger, aiming to save more lives, improve quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK.

Price concession delays added to contractor stress

Not all of the requested concession prices for the November dispensing month have been granted, says PSNC

Lloyds to deliver specialist services

Selected LloydsPharmacy branches are to start delivering specialised treatments in the community as part of parent company Celesio’s ambition to transform healthcare provision and improve patient outcomes.

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.

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

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