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Pharmacy First

The Pharmacy First scheme provides professional health care advice, treatments, and medicines for common illnesses from your local pharmacy, without the need for an appointment.

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Employment

Pharmacy First locum fee deduction warning ‘not intended as a threat’

Job posting warned of deductions for 'incomplete Pharmacy First referrals'.

09 Feb 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Clinical services

Pharmacy First launch: Service will deliver ‘faster, simpler’ patient care

Health leaders welcome the launch today of the landmark service in England.

31 Jan 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Contract

Updated service specs published for contraception and hypertension services

Full details on the NHSE and CPE websites. Support package for contractors to be announced soon.

23 Nov 2023 , 4 Min Article

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Pharmacy team

Multiples call for supervision changes to meet clinical ambitions for pharmacy

Pharmacists' rising dispensing workload hampers clinical ambitions, says CCA

08 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Policy

Minister: Pharmacy closures not a sign of Government failure

How patients use their pharmacies will be 'the real measure' says Lord Markham

19 May 2023 , 1 Min Article