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£1.5m digital pharmacy opens in Liverpool

Now Healthcare Group, which is behind the ‘Now Patient’ app, says the service will be particularly helpful to those who “have suffered through recent community pharmacy cuts"

Superdrug sells HIV test kit giving results in 15 minutes

Superdrug is to sell an HIV testing kit, allowing customers to self-test at home using a finger-prick blood sample and see a result in 15 minutes

Rowlands Pharmacy and NSPCC relaunch partnership

Rowlands Pharmacy and the NSPCC are relaunching their relationship to focus on preventing child neglect in local communities by providing helpful advice and support to parents when they need it most.

NHS birthday prompts celebration of pharmacy

As the NHS celebrated its 70th birthday, president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Ash Soni championed the work of pharmacists and their teams and how this has evolved over the years

Numark broaden services support

Numark has developed a structured service programme running throughout the year to help its members gain the maximum benefit from their services and boost income.

RoE finalists 2018

Pharmacy support staff from across the UK were celebrated at the RoE Awards on 20 June as the pharmacy sector joined together to recognise and reward the very best in community pharmacy.

NPA chief executive takes up post

Mark Lyonette has begun his role as the new chief executive of the National Pharmacy Association

Exclude medical single-use plastics from tax?

Medicine-related single-use plastic items should be exempt from a future plastic tax, argues CCA

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.
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