empty

News

Patient records could carry a genomic profile within ten years

NHS sets out plans to be the first healthcare system in the world to offer whole genome sequencing as part of routine care.

Stoptober returns for 2020

Stoptober 2020 returns for the ninth year with the aim of encouraging smokers to quit for the month of October and for life.

Government pledges uninterrupted supply of PPE

Covid-related PPE to be provided in full until March 2021, says government's PPE Strategy report.

CCA & NPA update crisis guidance for second wave

Providing Pharmaceutical Care in Crisis Situations updates guidance first published in the spring.

P2U accused of ‘misleading’ NHS claims in its advertising

Online distance dispenser Pharmacy2U has been accused once more of using misleading claims in its advertising.

Flu jab demand up threefold on 2019 levels

Community pharmacies vaccinated more than 650,000 NHS patients in the first three weeks of this year’s flu jab service.

Boots stops flu bookings for over-65s as stock worries mount

Boots has stopped taking new bookings for its flu vaccination service for people aged 65 and over.

Study: More patients relying on pharmacies in pandemic

Consumers increasingly turned to pharmacists during the Covid-19 pandemic for OTC and health advice.

Growth in employee whistleblowing reports to GPhC

The number of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians whistleblowing to the GPhC continues to grow.

HCPs asked to issue ‘stronger warnings’ on opioids

The MHRA is asking healthcare professionals to give patients “stronger warnings” on the risks of opioids.

First increase in MMR vaccine coverage for six years

The number of children aged 24 months given the first dose of MMR increased for the first time since 2014.

We will run out of flu vaccines next week, warns independent chain

A superintendent pharmacist has warned his stores will need to start turning away flu jab patients.

Dermatology patients 'need better psychological support'

Almost all skin disease patients report an impact on mental wellbeing but support is lacking, a study finds. 

London bus driver graduates with pharmacy degree

A former London bus driver has graduated from the University of Wolverhampton’s MPharm course after deciding to make a career change.

Pharmacy employers 'must learn lessons of first wave'

RPS director of pharmacy Robbie Turner warns employers must ensure staff are risk-assessed for Covid-19.

Jo Churchill gets flu jab in London pharmacy

Pharmacy minister Jo Churchill received her flu jab earlier today at a branch of Greenlight Pharmacy.

People with Covid and flu twice as likely to die, warns PHE

People infected with flu and Covid-19 are twice as likely to die than those with coronavirus.

Digital tech improves the lives of dementia sufferers and carers

A project that assessed the impact of digital technology on dementia found it can improve the lives of people.  

Boots facing lawsuits over unpaid lockdown rent

Boots UK is facing multiple lawsuits from landlords over allegedly refusing to pay rents at some of its stores during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Rowlands’ losses more than double ‘due to Category M changes’

Rowlands attributes a £71.3m financial loss to Government decisions including changes to Category M reimbursement prices. 

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 91 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.