Medication Safety

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Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

Inhaled corticosteroids may increase lung infections

New research suggests that ICS, especially at high doses, increase the risk of lung infections with non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM)

Advancing the profession

As APTUK sets out their strategy for the next three years, Tess Fenn talks leadership, professionalism and future developments.

GPhC to consult on renewal fee rise

A spokesperson told Pharmacy Magazine that the GPhC's rationale for raising its fees, including proposals to charge pharmacists an additional £7 each year, would be made public "in the next month"

Cannabis products available on prescription from 1 November

Cannabis-based health products will be available on prescription to patients in England, Wales and Scotland from 1 November, home secretary Sajid Javid has announced

New HIV diagnoses down 17 per cent in 2017

Annual HIV data shows new diagnoses of HIV have fallen for the second year in a row, decreasing by 17 per cent from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017 – the lowest level since 2000

Report looks at technology’s role in reducing medication errors

Greater use of technology in primary care settings like community pharmacy can reduce medication errors, a report by a manufacturer of automated healthcare and medication adherence products argues

Adult smoking increases chronic pain

Smoking cigarettes during adulthood, even for a short time, may increase the risk of experiencing chronic widespread pain in later life, according to a new report

Going the distance for RNIB

A team of runners from Scope Opthalmics ran 50 miles during National Eye Health Week to raise awareness and funds for the RNIB, all while carrying giant inflatable eyeballs.

Period poverty

This pharmacy scenario is about period poverty, around 15 per cent of girls in the UK struggle to buy sanitary products. 

Face up to winter

Cuderm is encouraging pharmacy teams to ‘face up to winter’ and promote the importance of winter skincare in order to highlight that it is as significant a topic as summer skincare.

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Immunisation in pharmacies

This CPPE module is about immunisation in pharmacy, explaining the importance of setting up an immunisation service. 

Make it Count: Manager version

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

No change to flu vaccine guidance despite supply issues

With many contractors experiencing difficulties obtaining the flu vaccine indicated for over-65s, PSNC has confirmed that pharmacists should not resort to using alternative vaccines

Child vaccination coverage falls

Coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year, according to NHS Digital.

Exclusive: PM questions PDA on Technicians report

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

Thrush and BV

Thrush and BV are common conditions but customers may feel embarrassed requesting OTC treatment. This bite-size video, in association with Canesten, will help you to advise customers with tact and expertise.

Community pharmacies vital to drug harm reduction, FIP says

Pharmacists can play a vital role in delivering drug harm reduction services, and may be the safest source of recreational cannabis, the International Pharmaceutical Federation has said

Pharmacists “absolutely critical” to Scotland’s healthcare ambitions

The “clinical leadership” of pharmacists and technicians is “absolutely critical” to realising Scotland’s healthcare ambitions, the Scottish health secretary told the FIP Congress

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