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Common disorders of the inner ear

This module will help you understand common disorders of the inner ear, summarising the distinguishing features of each condition, management options and any potential complications that could arise.

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

Age-old problems: improving care for older people

A key priority for today’s NHS is to meet the increasing demands of an ageing population. So where does pharmacy fit in?

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Mollipaxin 100mg capsules

Winthrop Pharmaceuticals is conducting a precautionary recall of a single batch of Mollipaxin 100mg capsules (EL(18) A/01)

Tremfya launched for psoriasis

Janssen has launched guselkumab (Tremfya) for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

Unprecedented rise in scarlet fever in England

England is experiencing an unprecedented rise in scarlet fever, with rates seeing a seven-fold increase

Hypertension and health behaviours: Understanding pharmacy’s role

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

Half of Brits take prescription drugs daily

Almost half of UK adults have taken at least one prescribed medicine in the last week, according to a new survey commissioned by NHS Digital.

SMA Nutrition Learning Programme

Take these seven NPA-accredited SMA modules to update your knowledge on everything from the nutritional management of preterm infants to building a nutritional foundation.

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

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

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

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

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

More needs to be done to explain pharmacists' role

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

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

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.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

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

Nutrition: Going against the grain

A report published last summer reignited the debate regarding which diet is best for health and weight loss
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Brexit negotiators urged to prioritise patient safety

The HDA joined the House of Commons’ Health and Social Care Committee in urging Brexit negotiators to prioritise p...

Don’t forget March 31 deadline for clinical governance

The deadline for four clinical governance aspects of terms of service for contactors in England is fast approaching


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...


EPS being tested in urgent care

NHS Digital is to begin trialling use of the electronic prescription service by prescribers in urgent care settings

Advances in multiple sclerosis therapy

The advances made in recent years in the understanding of, and ability to treat, multiple sclerosis have been remarkable

Sigma conference day 3: GPs are getting all the money

It is nonsense to say the NHS is running out of money – the Government is investing in GPs but not pharmacy, says ...