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National Living Wage increase in Spring Statement

The National Living Wage will rise to £7.38 per hour from 1 April 2018 it was announced in the Spring Statement

PDA wins ballot decision in bid to be recognised by Boots

Only Boots pharmacists working at store level can be balloted over union recognition, an employment panel rules

RoE Awards: time to nominate outstanding support staff

Training Matters is looking for exceptional pharmacy team members for the Recognition of Excellence Awards 2018

New chief executive announced for NPA

Mark Lyonette is the new chief executive at the NPA. Mark is currently ceo of the Association of British Credit Unions

Guidance issued on Falsified Medicines Directive

Guidance has been published to help pharmacies understand and implement the EU Falsified Medicines Directive

PSNC signals start of planning for DH negotiations

Work has begun in preparation for negotiations with the DH for 2018/19 on pharmacy funding, PSNC has said

Survey: Tell us your views about pharmacy in 2018

Pharmacy Magazine is updating our 2017 research looking at the key issues affecting the sector – and we want to hear your views

Recognition of Excellence Awards 2018 now open!

Our sister title Training Matters is launching its annual hunt for exceptional pharmacy support staff

GSK makes senior appointment

GSK Consumer Healthcare has appointed Tamara Rogers as its Region Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa

Warner visits Bedminster pharmacy

NHS England’s deputy chief pharmacist is “empathetic and candid” in visit to Bristol pharmacy

PSNC chief executive replacement announced

A new chief executive, Simon Dukes, will take over at PSNC from May

Price concession delays added to contractor stress

Not all of the requested concession prices for the November dispensing month have been granted, says PSNC

Proposed Nov concession prices sent to PSNC

PSNC has received a list of proposed concession prices for 52 of the 67 outstanding requests for November

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium

Pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers.

Numark appoints new managing director

Numark has announced the appointment of a new managing director

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Latest: More on LloydsPharmacy closures

LloydsPharmacy has released more information following yesterday’s shock announcement that it is to close or sell 190 pharmacies

GSK launches Consumer Sensory Lab

Products such as toothpastes and cough syrups will be tested prior to market in a new Consumer Sensory Lab launched by GSK Consumer Healthcare

NHS England praises pharmacy as new QP guidance issued

Keith Ridge said he “welcomed the excellent response” to the Quality Payments Scheme as new guidance was issued for the November review point

Cormac Tobin's last interview

Angry about the cuts yet excited about the future, Cormac Tobin is on a mission to bring pharmacy into the digital age
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Community pharmacy: hung out to dry

By secretary of North East London LPC, Hemant Patel. Look how much money is being thrown at GPs while pharmacy funding i...


Antiviral prescribing authorised for flu as incidence spikes

Incidence levels mean GPs may now prescribe antivirals for flu as NHS faces worst winter crisis in 30 years

Hypertension and health behaviours: Understanding pharmacy’s ro…

Accredited by the BIHS, this module explores how pharmacists and their teams can help hypertension patients lead healthi...

CPPE: Places on leaders’ programme

CPPE is collaborating with the NHS Leadership Academy to offer places on the Mary Seacole Leadership Programme