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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.

The five-year Which?

As yet another Which? report highlights failings in the care and advice available from community pharmacy teams, what is pharmacy doing to learn from its mistakes?

Nitin Sodha announced as new NPA chair

Nitin Sodha, managing director of the Knights Pharmacy group, replaces Ian Strachan and has been vice-chair since 2014

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.

NHS England accused of short termism by PAC

The Department of Health’s system for funding the NHS focuses too much on short-term survival, says a House of Commons Committee 

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Klearvol

Pharmacies surpass flu jab record

Community pharmacy teams administered almost 1.2 million flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2017/18 – at least 240,000 more than in the previous year.

Sugar tax comes into force

Health commentators have welcomed the introduction of the longawaited ‘sugar tax’ that came into force on 6 April, saying that it will help the UK tackle obesity rates and improve the nation’s oral health.

Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

Change on the horizon

In this second of two articles on the outlook for pharmacy technicians in 2018 and beyond, Tess Fenn considers three significant changes that pharmacy technicians will see in the coming months and years.

PAGB welcomes head lice treatment safety alert

It's important to reassure people that head lice treatments are appropriately safe when used correctly, PAGB said in its response

Catching up with an RoE winner

Catch up with former RoE Award winner Debbie Starr to find out how her career has progressed since taking home the trophy.

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.

Fitness trackers and smartwatches on the up

Nearly four million smartwatches and fitness trackers were sold in 2017, with 20 per cent of the UK population using wearable technology to count their daily steps, research from Mintel has revealed.

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Watford Workshop

Update: Boots under fire from BBC

The BBC’s Inside Out programme, ‘Boots: Pharmacists’ under pressure’ has sparked debate about workplace pressure, patient safety and staffing in community pharmacy.

Group B Strep info for mums

Group B Strep is the focus of a new patient leaflet that will be provided to all pregnant women as part of their routine antenatal care.

Meeting the standards

The GPhC recently unveiled new standards for pharmacy technician training, representing a giant leap for the profession. 

Dandruff be gone

Head & Shoulders has unveiled a new product range, Clinically Proven Solutions, to effectively tackle persistent and stubborn dandruff for up to seven days, manufacturer Procter & Gamble has announced.

Repair and rejuvenate

Procter & Gamble has unveiled Oral-B Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste range suitable for people with sensitive teeth.

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