Four-fifths of pharmacists are facing “overwhelming” workplace pressures, a survey of the profession indicates.
The GPhC has agreed new education, training requirements and learning outcomes for all pharmacy support roles.
There were 1,833 pharmacists in GP practices in England in September 2019 versus 1,304 in September 2018.
The review will explore issues such as how the support offered by PSNC and LPCs could be improved.
The Pharmacists’ Defence Association says it cannot support the pharmacy apprenticeship plans at present.
NPA, PSNC and the RPS launch the Community Pharmacy Manifesto.
The framework outlines the capabilities needed for foundation pharmacists to provide increasingly complex clinical care.
A CIG survey suggests the Conservative Party has the strongest backing among community pharmacists.
The employers behind a second pharmacy apprenticeship proposal have identified themselves.
RPS president Sandra Gidley says a mental health service for doctors and dentists is “a real missed opportunity” for pharmacists.
The government reveals plans to “increase the range of professions able to prescribe low-risk medicines."
The RPS calls on the government to ensure all pharmacists have access to NHS-funded mental health support services.
The question of whether the new settlement is a good deal or a bad one is “irrelevant,” the panel said.
The GPhC received 16 whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, a report reveals.
The NAWP – which had announced plans to dissolve – is to continue as part of the PDA from the beginning of next year.
Newly qualified pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy will be enrolled on to a 12-month development training programme.
Nearly 400 community pharmacists in Northern Ireland have left the profession in the last two years according to a survey.
PSNC wants an independent review to determine how effectively it and LPCs are working for contractors.
The president of FIP said pharmacists can help address 10 threats to global health identified by the World Health Organization.
The majority of respondents to a GPhC survey said they favour integrated standards for pharmacists’ education and training.