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Why prick when you can scan?

A flash glucose monitor that allows diabetes patients to track blood sugar without finger pricking is to be reimbursed by the NHS

Boots to roll out a cheaper EHC product

Following the recent criticism over the price of EHC, Boots announced that it has sourced a cheaper generic version

Pharmacists need to improve their examination skills

Reluctance to examine patients limits pharmacists’ clinical reasoning skills

Charity appoints pharmacists as clinical champions

Twenty healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, have been appointed as clinical champions for Diabetes UK

Prescribing for diabetes rising rapidly

The number of items prescribed for diabetes is growing twice as fast as the overall increase in prescriptions in primary care

Aspirin may protect against breast cancer in diabetes

Long-term low-dose aspirin reduces the risk of breast cancer in women with diabetes

Pharmacist reviews improve diabetes outcomes

Pharmacists can increase the number of patients with diabetes being treated and improve overall outcomes

New learning coming soon

Watch this space for new infant feeding learning content.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This NPA-accredited module covers pain management in the pharmacy as well as learning on Combogesic, a non-opiate analgesic for mild to moderate pain.

More needs to be done to explain pharmacists' role

Patients are failing to recognise the nature of community pharmacists’ extended roles, researchers find

Watching Briefs: Pain management

The latest product news rounded up in pharmacy's pain management category

GPhC issues new guidance on religion, values and beliefs

The GPhC has published guidance for when religion, personal values or beliefs might impact on professional practice

Pharmacist interventions improve diabetes adherence

A patient support programme has shown that pharmacist interventions can improve adherence to diabetes medication

UKCPA viewpoint: Management of post-op patients

Community pharmacists can play an important role in managing surgical patients discharged into the community

Pharmacist-led reviews improve diabetes control

Pharmacist-led review of people with type 2 diabetes markedly improved disease control, according to new research

SGLT-2 inhibitors cut hospitalisations and deaths

SGLT2 inhibitors found to reduce heart failure hospitalisations by more than a third

Pharmacy teams surpass flu vaccination record

Pharmacy teams administered 221,000 more flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 than in the previous year.

CPPE launches prescribing resource

CPPE has released a new resource for prescribers – ’Prescribing: maintaining competence and confidence’

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Wanted: pharmacy diabetes clinical champions

Pharmacists specialising in diabetes are being urged to become ‘clinical champions’ to help improve care
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PHE updates guidance on managing common infections

PHE has updated its advice on ’Managing common infections: guidance for primary care’

NHS negligence bill quadruples in a decade

The Government must take steps to rein in the increasing cost of clinical negligence claims as numbers rocket, NAO warns

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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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Numark members hit out at category M clawbacks

Numark members have had to cut staff hours and postpone wage increases due to category M clawbacks, feedback reveals

NPA unveils national innovation programme

A series of service pilots, funded by the NPA, is seeking to demonstrate to commissioners what pharmacists can deliver

Watching Briefs: Supplements

What's happening with the Fultium and Bio-Kult brands? Find out here