empty

Practice

Pharmacies receiving ‘surprising’ CPCS referrals from NHS 111

A number of pharmacies have reported being “surprised” at some of the CPCS cases referred to them by NHS 111 call handlers.

Fifth MHRA alert recalls more ranitidine products

This latest recall follows recalls of ranitidine products on 8 October, 17 October, 25 October and 19 November.

Leeds pharmacies and GPs share flu jab details

PharmOutcomes and GP practices using SystmOne trial electronic notifications.

PDA alarm on critical incidents with GP pharmacists

The PDA is concerned about the unsafe practice of GP practice pharmacists.

CPCS gets out of the blocks

Figures suggest that just under 17,500 referrals were made in the first two weeks of the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

Evidence review needed for OTC analgesics?

Research published to coincide with Self Care Week has called for an evidence review of OTC analgesics.

Ask Your Pharmacist Week "more important than ever"

As Ask Your Pharmacist Week kicks off for 2019 the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) says: “it is more important than ever”.

Medicines safety audit guidance from CPPSG to support PQS

The cross-sector Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group has developed new medicines safety audit guidance.

GPs take the lead in 96% of PCNs

The leadership of primary care networks is dominated by doctors, with other primary care professionals almost entirely absent.

Regulators issue principles for online prescribing

The jointly-agreed 10 high level principles set out the good practice expected when prescribing medication online.

Patient safety resources launched to support PQS

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group and PSNC release two pharmacy quality scheme resources. 

Over 8,500 pharmacies sign up to new CPCS

Deputy chief pharmaceutical officer Bruce Warner said CPCS is a “step change” in the way people access community pharmacists.

Minor ailments visits double in a single year in Wales

A document from Statistics for Wales revealed that 43,158 CAS consultations were made in 2018-19, up from 16,087 in 2017-18.

Fluoxetine 30mg and 40mg SSPs extended into next month

The DHSC has extended the end date of the serious shortage protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 30mg and 40mg capsules.

Tackling metabolic syndrome in pharmacy

Pharmacists can make a big difference to people’s health through targeted monitoring and nutritional and lifestyle advice.

BREAKING: Fluoxetine 10mg SSP to be withdrawn

The Department of Health and Social Care is to withdraw one of three serious shortages protocols for the antidepressant fluoxetine.

Electronic prescriptions to go England-wide from November

The Government is to roll out the electronic prescription service (EPS) across England from November.

Export ban for four more medicines

Four more medicines have been added to the list of those that cannot be parallel exported from the UK.

Pharmacist prescribing up 55 per cent in one year

Prescribing by pharmacist independent prescribers rose 55 per cent between 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 15 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.