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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.

PAGB to explore on-pack guidance on fire safety

PAGB has commented on paraffin-based emollient use and fire risk following a BBC Five Live programme

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

Getting to grips with the Quality Payments scheme

What is the new Quality Payments scheme and how do you secure the available funding? All the answers here

Fighting the rising threat of anti-science

By Professor Donald Cairns, head of school for pharmacy at Robert Gordon University. Pharmacists need to fight back against the rise in anti-science. We are witnessing a rise in anti-scientific thinking. In America, President Donald Trump has appointed an adviser who denies climate change is caused by human activity. He has also appointed a health adviser who believes vaccines cause conditions such as autism. Here in the UK, leading Conservative politician, Michael Gove, was quoted last year as saying he had “had enough of experts”, simply because the advice he received did not fit with his political views. Meanwhile, large sections of the media regularly publish articles promoting ‘natural’ non-evidence-based therapies, such as homeopathy, acupuncture and massage therapy.

Technicians in community keen to expand role

Community pharmacy technicians are keen to expand their role but are dissatisfied due to a lack of opportunities

Child & teen health: Open wide!

Mary Poppins may have used a spoonful of sugar but nowadays helping the medicine go down is rather more complicated...

Pharmacists could get money back if legal action succeeds

Contractors may get reimbursed if the judicial reviews by PSNC and NPA against the Government are successful

TM teams up with Pancreatic Cancer Action

As PCA is named official charity partner for RoE 2017, TM caught up with the charity's patron Dr Hilary Jones to find out what pharmacy can do to raise awareness of this devastating disease.

Scenario: Domestic abuse

Parveen sees Julie Gray at the counter and pops out to say hello. “Hi Julie,” she says. “How are you? I hardly see you these days...”

CPD: Anxiety disorders in adults

This module will help you understand the main types of anxiety disorder and their therapeutic management

Next steps for the Pharmacy Forward View

The next stage of the Community Pharmacy Forward View – Making it Happen – has been launched.

Numark launches funding cuts toolkit

Numark launches a new toolkit to help pharmacies develop a robust action plan to combat the negative impact of funding cuts.

Key practice developments of 2016

This CPD module looks at key practice developments in pharmacy over 2016

Train your team: Bladder weakness

This Train Your Team checklist provides support and information to run a team training session on bladder weakness

Pharmacist celebrates International Yoga Day

Pharmacist Raj Aggarwal is organising the UK's biggest yoga event to mark International Yoga Day

New Eatwell Guide revises dietary advice

PHE publishes new Eatwell Guide, revising the proportions of food groups to help us meet dietary recommendations.

Concern over delay to childhood obesity strategy

Campaigners have expressed concern about the delay of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy.
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Improving the safety of home medication deliveries

A discussion paper has been published on improving home medication delivery services for vulnerable patients

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

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Sector losing policy battle as CPhO faces mounting criticism

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine. If there were any small doubts remaining about what the high-ups in Govern...

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CQC cracks down on internet health providers

The Care Quality Commission is calling on people to be careful when buying medicines on the internet

Clinical briefing: Group B streptococcus screening

Why has the NHS decided against offering screening for early-onset group B streptococcal infection?

BPSA sets out students' expectations for the future

The BPSA has published a discussion paper that examines the aspirations and expectations of pharmacy students