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Practice

Support for professionals

Non-communicable diseases are a huge challenge in the UK, which is why prevention is so important, said Gul Root, PHE, at the Self Care conference.

What women want

Many women are confused and embarrassed about EHC but pharmacy can play a key role in reassuring them and providing valued advice, says Deborah Evans.

Action points for pharmacy

Ash Soni offered a few words of wisdom and action points for the pharmacy sector to consider during the Pharmacy Show’s closing speech.

Pharmacy needs strong leaders

Strong local leadership is key if pharmacy is to thrive in a future with reduced funding and resources, pharmacy leaders agreed at the Pharmacy Show.

Room for improvement

A new report by APTUK considers the role of pharmacy technicians in community pharmacy and the training they receive.

Gen up on vitamin D with new e-learning module

A new, NPA-accredited digital learning module has been developed to highlight new guidelines on vitamin D and the opportunity this creates for pharmacy.

Funding cuts "an outrage", says Numark

Numark chief executive John D'Arcy warns of an "imbalance" in government thinking over cuts

No contractor immune to cuts, says Celesio

Celesio's Cormac Tobin calls government handling of funding cuts "grossly disingenuous"

A "slap in the face" to pharmacy, says NPA

The NPA has described today's announcement about cuts to pharmacy services as a "slap in the face" for hardworking pharmacy teams and patients.

Details announced for two-year funding package

The details: a two-year funding package for pharmacy contractors in England announced by DH

PV angered by imposition of funding cuts

Pharmacy Voice has responded with anger following today’s announcement from David Mowat, outlining plans for significant funding cuts from December.

Don’t forget your flu jab

Dr Keith Ridge reminds pharmacy teams of the importance of getting themselves vaccinated against flu.

Pharmacy organisations quickly respond to announcements

Pharmacy organisations have responded to PSNC's rejection of a proposed funding agreement and new pharmacy schemes announced by DH

Urgent care role is first step in 'modernising pharmacy'

A new pharmacy service for urgent repeat prescriptions and minor ailments is to be trialled, the Department of Health has announced

Pharmacy needs ‘inclusive’ leadership to improve education experience

Managers, lecturers and supervisors in the pharmacy profession must become “inclusive leaders”, a professor of diversity told delegates at a GPhC seminar

Countdown begins for AYP Week

The NPA is pulling out all the stops for this year’s Ask Your Pharmacist Week (7-14 November) with the theme More Than Medicines.

New e-learning supports the launch of Combogesic

Pharmacy teams are invited to complete an NPA-accredited digital learning module introducing new pharmacy-only Combogesic.

Help is at hand for childhood headaches

Nearly three-quarters of parents turn to pharmacy for advice on childhood headache and 80 per cent would be likely to follow it.

Prescription analysis tool – CheckRx – launches

PSNC Data Systems has launched CheckRx, a new companion service to Check34.

Dates for your diary: October

With autumn upon us, public health campaigns start to step up a gear and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies to get involved.

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