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Scotland announces £2.85m for hands-on pharmacy training

Pharmacy students in Scotland are to benefit from a £2.85m investment in their practice-based learning

HEE extending pre-reg programmes in GP practices

HEE is providing additional training places for pre-registration pharmacists in general practice in 2020/2021

New president for APTUK

The Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK has appointed Liz Fidler as its new president after Tess Fenn's departure

GPhC: FTP rise may not be linked to staffing

PM asked the GPhC to comment on whether staffing levels could be contributing to a spike in FTP concerns

New resources on LASA medicines

There are new resources to help pharmacy teams with discussions around look-alike sound-alike (LASA) errors

PSNC: Primary care network engagement a priority

The negotiator told Pharmacy Magazine it is “currently considering” what form this engagement might take

Judicial review threats for serious shortage protocols

A campaigning group is demanding the DHSC repeals SSP regulations and holds a full 12-week consultation

Pharmacist-led initiative cuts readmission rates

Telephone follow-up by pharmacists after patients are discharged from hospital reduced readmission rates

As Boots union ballot papers go out, comparisons made with Ireland

The PDAU drew comparisons to an existing arrangement between Boots Ireland and a trade union regarding support staff

Collaboration will lead to stronger role for pharmacy says PM

Theresa May wants to develop a stronger role for community pharmacists, saying they are “vital” to the NHS

PSNC “preparing” for interim funding contract

There must be interim funding arrangements for the sector before more comprehensive talks can be held

Sigma day 1: contract negotiations to begin shortly

Negotiations on the new community pharmacy contractual framework are due to begin shortly, Brine tells conference

Pharmacy must reflect to prevent another Gosport, say bodies

Pharmacy bodies have collaborated on a learning resource on the events at Gosport, which saw at least 450 patients die

Boots to drop MDS for care homes

Patient pack dispensing will be phased in from March 1, according to a letter sent to Boots Care Services customers

Pharmacist Support welcomes new chief exec

Ms Hunt most recently served as operations director at environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy

Boots union vote: Ballot commences

Boots pharmacists and pre-reg pharmacists now have five weeks to have their final say on this long-running issue

Boots UK launches new specialist pharmacist role

The role recognises "pharmacists who combine the highest level of clinical competence with a drive to innovate"

New polypharmacy guidance from RPS

There is increasing focus in the healthcare sector on the issues that can occur as a result of polypharmacy

Pharmacists included in major NHS recruitment drive

NHS England says it "needs the clinical skills of community pharmacists" for the new Primary Care Networks

Mixed response to GP five-year contract from pharmacy profession

Some said the plan represents an opportunity while other warned it was not sufficiently clear on community pharmacy’s role

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