Practice

Building on the Quality Payments Scheme

The QPS should form the foundation for future service commissioning

Sexual health: Testing times

Teenage pregnancy rates have almost halved in eight years but this could be reversed by cuts to contraceptive services

Safe and sound at LloydsPharmacy

We look at how one pharmacy chain has put patient safety right at the forefront of its day-to-day business

Getting to grips with the 'new' CPD

The GPhC is asking for views on its proposed changes to CPD as it moves towards revalidation

New EC guidance explained

Guidance on emergency contraception has been updated, so what are the changes and how will they affect pharmacy services?

Overcoming the odds: boosting pharmacists' public health role

Pharmacy teams want to play a much bigger role in public health but some barriers keep getting in the way, says a new report

Getting your CPD in order

With continuing fitness to practise drawing ever closer, it is time to make sure your CPD is up to speed

Social media: getting it right

Why has there been such a dramatic increase in the number of fitness to practise investigations by the GPhC?

Working with GPs

This CPD module looks at how best to work with your local GPs

R2P: making a difference

A pharmacy referral scheme has been linked to fewer readmissions and increased opportunities for medicines optimisation

Well launches new retail pharmacy concept

Introducing ’The Pharmacy Shop’, a new retail pharmacy concept from the Well group

Smart thinking will keep us one step ahead

Pharmacist Sailesh Pindolia says what makes Bush Pharmacy in Shepherd's Bush a SMART winner in these difficult times

NMS can help boost income

The NPA has published a new guide to the NMS to help pharmacists improve patient outcomes and boost income

Being a pre-registration tutor

This CPD module covers the various aspects of being a pre-registration tutor

Time to downsize

With so much advice about what to eat, no wonder the British public is confused about the best way to lose weight

Keeping an eye on dry eye

Understanding and treatment of dry eye needs to become much more sophisticated

Customers encouraged to pop into pharmacy pop-up pod

A pop-up community pharmacy health pod on its travels in Lincolnshire

Concise guide: Dealing with diabetic foot problems

NICE's updated guideline on diabetic foot problems should be supported by community pharmacy

Closing the transfer of care gap

An innovative referral scheme is tackling the transfer of care chasm that exists between hospital and community pharmacy

One in 500 now HIV positive

Figures from Public Health England reveal the largest annual number of new HIV cases
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PSNC paints pessimistic picture for the future

The impact of the funding cuts in England is going to hit contractors hard in November, PSNC has warned

Schools now able to purchase AAIs

Schools can now purchase adrenaline auto-injectors without a prescription for emergency use

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Flu jabs: let’s do a fantastic job

By NPA chief pharmacist Leyla Hannbeck. If Australia’s experience is anything to go by, we all need to be ready to dea...

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RPS urges minister to fast forward decriminalisation

Ash Soni has again urged the Government to speed up its work on ending the automatic criminalisation of dispensing error...

Numark's John D'Arcy to retire in January

John D’Arcy is to retire from his position as managing director of Numark at the end of January 2018

RPS urges caution on changes to antibiotics advice

More research is needed before the recommendation that patients always complete a course of antibiotics can be revised, ...