empty

News

BREAKING: PDA seeks union recognition at Lloyds

Days after LloydsPharmacy announced a major restructuring which could involve job losses, the PDA Union has applied for formal union recognition within the multiple.

Pharmacies told to update NHSBSA on Covid-19 risk assessments

Pharmacies have been told to provide an update on progress made in ensuring staff have coronavirus risk assessments.

Well to launch scheduling app for shifts and cover

Well says it will launch an app that allows its employees to schedule and manage their shifts and cover.

Benefits of steroids in inhalers outweighs risk say researchers

The advantages of using inhalers and nebulisers containing steroids outweigh the risks, claim researchers.   

Pharmacists asked to watch out for signs of child abuse during lockdown

A UK children’s charity is asking people such as pharmacists, carers and GPs to be vigilant to signs of child abuse during lockdown.

Public perception of pharmacy improved during Covid-19

The public’s perception of pharmacy improved during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an NPA survey. 

Cambrian Alliance adds inventory function

Buying group Cambrian Alliance launches new platform designed to reduce dead stock and unnecessary inventory.

Boots job losses: ‘No impact’ on pharmacy staff

Boots UK is to axe more than 4,000 jobs and close 48 of its optician branches in a dramatic acceleration of its ‘transformation plan’.

VAT change for medicines prescribed by EEA doctors

Scripts written by doctors registered in EEA countries and dispensed in the UK now zero-rated.

CMA fines three pharma companies for anti-competitive behaviour

The CMA found Amilco, Tiofarma and Aspen took part in an anti-competitive agreement on the supply of fludrocortisone. 

PSNC kicks off Covid-19 funding negotiations with Government

PSNC says the issue of ‘how and when’ cash advances totalling £370m might need to be repaid by community pharmacies will dominate talks. 

Government urged to scrap VAT on sunscreen

Co-operative Midcounties has called on the government to scrap VAT on sunscreen.

Community pharmacy video consultations piloted in Wales

Community pharmacies in Wales are to join GPs in being allowed to offer their patients remote video consultations.

50 organisations demand Government backing for mental health

A coalition of over 50 voluntary and social sector organisations and charities have urged the Government to create a 'mental health renewal plan'.

Half a million cancer sufferers 'too scared to leave the house'

Half a million people with cancer in the UK have been too scared to leave the house since lockdown started on 23 March, a survey shows.

Over half of adults increased screen time during lockdown

A survey of 2,000 people has shown that 55 per cent of UK adults have spent more time on the internet and social media during lockdown. 

Court refuses GPhC application to suspend zopiclone pharmacists

The High Court has refused an application to extend a suspension order against two pharmacists accused of illegally supplying controlled drugs.

PDA urges employers to report workplace Covid exposure

The PDA urges pharmacy employers to report any cases of occupational exposure to coronavirus. 

Coeliac 'can be diagnosed with just a blood test'

Coeliac can be diagnosed in some adults with just a blood test, says the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Lloyds embarks on restructure with possible redundancies

Hit by rising costs and falling income, LloydsPharmacy has told staff it will soon embark on a restructuring process that could spell redundancies. 

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 101 Next


This website is for healthcare professionals, people who work in pharmacy and pharmacy students. By clicking into any content, you confirm this describes you and that you agree to Pharmacy Magazine's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We use essential, performance, functional and advertising cookies to give you a better web experience. Find out how to manage these cookies here. We also use Interest Based Advertising Cookies to display relevant advertisements on this and other websites based on your viewing behaviour. By clicking "Accept" you agree to the use of these Cookies and our Cookie Policy.