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Pharmacies in Wales to get £500 bonus

Pharmacies in Wales will receive a bonus payment next month of £500 from the Welsh government.

Wales Week London puts spotlight on community pharmacy

PM editor Richard Thomas joins a panel of experts to debate the changing role of community pharmacy in Wales during the annual Wales Week London celebrations.

Vaccine ‘time bomb’ in Wales if pharmacies not utilised

Wales faces a “ticking time bomb” if work does not begin to commission community pharmacies to administer Covid vaccines says CPW chair. 

Wales: Pharmacy Covid vaccinations 'must be sped up'

Community pharmacies in Wales need to be involved at scale in providing the Covid-19 vaccine, the country's pharmacy negotiator has said.

Welsh pharmacies welcome Covid-19 jab service spec

The national primary care service specification for Covid-19 vaccination has been welcomed by Community Pharmacy Wales.

Pharmacy saves 35k GP consultations a week in Wales

Community pharmacies in Wales conduct an average of 15.5 advice consultations a day – a total of 11,000 per day – according to a new audit.

CCA & NPA update crisis guidance for second wave

Providing Pharmaceutical Care in Crisis Situations updates guidance first published in the spring.

Community pharmacy video consultations piloted in Wales

Community pharmacies in Wales are to join GPs in being allowed to offer their patients remote video consultations.

Welsh pharmacies get extra £18m in three-year deal

Multi-year deal and more money for community pharmacy contractors in Wales as transformation programme gathers pace after Covid pause.

Covid-19 deaths continue to decrease

Deaths involving Covid-19 fall to lowest level in eight weeks.

Welsh Government rolls out medicines delivery app

App rolled out to pharmacies in Wales to help them identify shielding patients and use volunteers to deliver medicines. 

COVID crisis: Wales announces flexible opening hours

Welsh health minister Vaughan Gething has said that pharmacies in Wales can amend opening hours to manage demand.

Welsh Government acts to relieve COVID pressure on pharmacies

CPhO Andrew Evans: “I remain incredibly grateful for the hard work and dedication of every community pharmacy team in Wales."

Drug deaths in England and Wales hit record levels

Misuse of heroin pushes drug misuse deaths up by 17 per cent to 2,917.

Minor ailments visits double in a single year in Wales

A document from Statistics for Wales revealed that 43,158 CAS consultations were made in 2018-19, up from 16,087 in 2017-18.

Sore throat service to run in 50% of Welsh pharmacies

A sore throat test-and-treat service will be rolled out across 50 per cent of pharmacies in Wales this winter, Vaughan Gething said.

Drug misuse deaths in Wales highest ever

The highest number of drug misuse deaths ever – 208 – were registered in Wales in 2018.

Optimism for community pharmacy in Wales

The future looks bright for community pharmacy in Wales, with changes putting clinical services at the focus of interactions.

Welsh government moves care into the community

A new document says people “will only go to a general hospital when it is essential,” with community-based services to “create even better care locally” 

Welsh common ailments scheme promoted

The scheme is operating in many pharmacies already in the Swansea area, and is planned to be available in all 125 ABMU pharmacies by August

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