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Labour announces pledge to scrap prescription fees

Labour's plans would bring England in line with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Community pharmacies more likely to fail GPhC inspections

Community pharmacies are more likely to fail a GPhC inspection but also account for all pharmacies rated excellent.

GPhC publishes pharmacy inspection reports for first time

The GPhC said this would improve transparency and “drive improvement in pharmacy services.”

PHE warns of prescription drug dependence crisis

Social deprivation and lack of access to information are potential factors in prescription drug dependence.

RPS: Chancellor Javid must "look beyond one year"

The government must take a long-term approach to the recruitment and training of pharmacists, the RPS tells Sajid Javid.

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

RPS warns Boris Johnson of no deal flu threat

In a letter to Boris Johnson, health bodies said they were “unable to reassure patients" that Brexit wouldn't affect them.

Leaked no deal dossier warns of “severe” medicines delays

A leaked Government dossier suggests that medicines would be “vulnerable to severe extended delays”.

Jo Churchill confirmed as new pharmacy minister

Following several weeks of speculation, the Bury St Edmunds MP has been confirmed as the new pharmacy minister.

“A curate’s egg” - responses to funding deal come in

Community pharmacy's unprecedented five-year funding deal has been met with a range of responses.

Diabetes duty

The RPS says pharmacy teams must be utilised for type 2 diabetes services to aid prevention and improve overall care.

Breaking: Sandra Gidley elected RPS president

Sandra Gidley was elected president at today’s (Tuesday July 16) meeting of the RPS assembly.

Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

Unification after Gosport

The GPhC, RPS and APTUK have collectively published a resource to learn from the Gosport Independent Panel report.

New polypharmacy guidance

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has published guidance on polypharmacy for all healthcare organisations involved with medicines.

RPS updates medicines handling guidance

A new version of the Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines guide has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

RPS welcomes cannabis decision

The Home Office has announced that from 1 November cannabis-derived medicinal products will move from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 to allow clinicians on the General Medical Council specialist register to prescribe them.

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”

Relax vaping restrictions, Government urged

The Government is “missing an opportunity” by not relaxing rules around e-cigarettes, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has said, while the RPS maintains more evidence is needed

“Good Care Starts with a Conversation”

The RPS in Scotland has launched a new campaign ‘Good care starts with a conversation’, highlighting the crucial role pharmacists play in ensuring people get the most out of their medicines.

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