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NHS flu vaccination advertising starts early October

The campaign will consist of TV, radio and digital advertising supported by search and partnership activity.

LloydsPharmacy parent company sees profits tumble

LloydsPharmacy’s parent company singles out NHS “underfunding” and falling prescription numbers as challenges.

NHS England rebrands DMIRS as CPCS

The Digital Minor Illness Referral Service has been renamed the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

Voice technology to 'reduce pharmacy pressures'

Aims for health information from the NHS website to be provided through voice-assisted technology.

NHS to roll out gambling addiction services

Gambling addiction services being rolled out across England.

Prescription charge to increase

The prescription charge for individual items will increase from 1 April 2019, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced.

NHS England consults on further prescribing curbs

NHS England has set out plans to curb the prescribing of a further group of ‘low priority’ items such as silk garments

Two new flu vaccines for over-65s next year

The aTIV vaccine will continue to be recommended, along with two soon-to-be-licensed products, NHS England said

Cannabis prescription changes kick in

The Government’s reclassification of cannabis-based products for medicinal use came into force on Thursday November 1, meaning specialist doctors may now prescribe them

The NHS Long-Term Plan

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.

NHS Trafford CCG sets up pharmacy care home team

The Medicines Optimisation Care Homes Team will be working with GPs to help residents get the most out of their medication, says the CCG

NHS England sets out vision for technology in healthcare

The policy paper from NHS Digital says the state of online services, basic IT and clinical tools in health and care is far behind where it needs to be

NPA: Pharmacy services can help NHS achieve long-term goals

Investing in screening, diagnostic and monitoring services in pharmacy will drive better outcomes in cardiovascular disease, respiratory conditions and cancer, the NPA is saying

Fluad manufacturer: We are on track to meet delivery plan

Seqirus told Pharmacy Magazine that despite “processing challenges” it is on track to meet its delivery schedule and will seek to “identify any opportunities to bring additional doses of Fluad into the UK"

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

RPS sets out its criteria for primary care networks

The RPS has written to NHS England to put forward some key considerations for the primary care network initiative, and to argue that pharmacy “will be vital in delivering a sustainable NHS for the future”

Targeting incorrect free prescription claims

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.

NUMSAS extended to March 2019, Brine confirms

The NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) pilot scheme has been extended until the end of March 2019, pharmacy minister Steve Brine has confirmed

NHS Choices is no more...

Changes to the NHS website include more accessible content, better mobile device experience, new content for helping people to manage long-terms conditions, and improved page design

NHS workforce increases by 1.6 per cent in a year

A total of 1,230,000 FTEs were employed by the health service in England across NHS Trusts, CCGs, NHS support organisations and central bodies as well as in General Practice

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