The GPhC, RPS and APTUK have collectively published a resource to learn from the Gosport Independent Panel report.
New UK-wide research highlights potential areas where pharmacy teams can support both residents and carers in care homes in the appropriate and effective use of antibiotics.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has published guidance on polypharmacy for all healthcare organisations involved with medicines.
A new video highlights how community pharmacies can help identify and support young adult carers with the medicines they collect and help administer.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has issued online guidance for community pharmacies to comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive.
A new version of the Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines guide has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Community pharmacy has an essential role to play in delivering the long-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan, which has prevention at its heart.
Following a successful initial pilot in the North East, NHS England is extending the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service pilot to London, Devon and the East Midlands.
NHS Digital has launched a pilot that could see more than 95 per cent of GP prescriptions processed electronically, saving the NHS time and money.
Identifying ways for community pharmacy to take a leading role in managing minor ailments and support self care was the focus of a recent Pharmacy Xchangeathon.
The future looks bright for community pharmacy in Wales, with changes putting clinical services at the focus of interactions.
CPPE has launched its latest learning campaign, Medicines, people and value, which will run for four weeks from 22 October to 18 November.
Pharmacy bodies have published their responses to NHS England’s consultation on ‘Developing a Long Term Plan for the NHS’, focusing on the need to utilise the pharmacy workforce to support patient care.
Prescribers are not required to write longer NHS prescriptions,The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) advises community pharmacies.
The General Pharmaceutical Council received six whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, according to a joint report from the UK’s health regulators
PDA chairman Mark Koziol said there is a “big question mark” concerning pharmacy technicians' “readiness, desire and capability” to supervise community pharmacies in the absence of a pharmacist
A new campaign that encourages patients to check whether they are entitled to free prescriptions before claiming them is calling on pharmacy teams to help raise awareness of the issue.
A new report explores ways in which pharmacists can support the health needs of women who act as informal caregivers and play a “crucial and unappreciated role"
The “clinical leadership” of pharmacists and technicians is “absolutely critical” to realising Scotland’s healthcare ambitions, the Scottish health secretary told the FIP Congress
NICE has published guidance covering how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, including people with long-term conditions.