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PM urged to protect health workers against new Covid strains

Boris Johnson has been urged to ensure health workers are protected from new strains of Covid.

Reclassifying the pill will increase access says RPS

Making the contraceptive pill available over the counter will increase access and “enable women to make an informed choice" says RPS.

RPS urges government to immediately de-list DNP products

RPS chief pharmacist Gino Martini has called on the government to immediately de-list DNP products. 

Another 65 pharmacies begin Covid vaccinations

Sixty-five community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have this week become part of the coronavirus vaccination programme in England.

NPA and RPS celebrate milestone anniversaries

Both the National Pharmacy Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society have begun celebrations for key milestones.

Government under fire over pharmacy vaccine ‘snub’

Government under intense criticism for failing to deploy England’s community pharmacy network to help deliver Covid vaccinations on a wide scale.

New legislation needed for pharmacy data access say bodies

Pharmacies must continue to have the enhanced access to patient data that has been available to them during the Covid-19 pandemic, sector bodies have said.

Government urged to allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions

Pharmacy figures met the government to discuss proposals allowing pharmacists to change prescriptions.

Pharmacy teams ‘must receive Covid jab as a priority’

Community pharmacy teams must receive the Covid-19 vaccination at the same time as other health professionals, the RPS has said.

RPS president slams Poundland over ’irresponsible’ paracetamol offer

RPS president Sandra Gidley calls Poundland “irresponsible” for its multi-buy offer on paracetamol.

RPS urges retailers to protect shoppers from online substitution

RPS president Sandra Gidley wants “robust safety procedures” to protect people when drugs bought online are substituted.

Priadel supplies to continue after watchdog probe launches

Essential Pharma has agreed to continue supplying the drug to the NHS after the UK competition watchdog launched an investigation.

RPS members open to Covid vaccine role for techs

RPS members say they support the Government using “healthcare professionals who would not normally vaccinate”.

Pharmacy employers 'must learn lessons of first wave'

RPS director of pharmacy Robbie Turner warns employers must ensure staff are risk-assessed for Covid-19.

RPS and RCGP launch plan to improve flu vaccination roll-out

The RPS and RCGP have encouraged GPs and pharmacists to work together to ensure people get a flu vaccine this year.

Hancock urged to allow pharmacists to amend scripts

Health bodies petition health secretary for change in the law to allow pharmacists to amend scripts when medicines out of stock.

RPS appoints new director in Scotland

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has appointed Clare Morrison as its director in Scotland.

RPS gives evidence to All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus

The RPS has provided evidence of pharmacy's role and needs to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus.  

Pharmacy's role in tackling obesity

Pharmacies already have a role in helping people manage weight loss, but are they included in the Government’s new strategy on tackling obesity?

Brexit: Manufacturers told to stockpile once more

DHSC is once again asking suppliers to stockpile 6 weeks' supply of medicines.

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