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MPs vote in favour of shortage protocols

SSPs will help highly skilled pharmacists to ensure continued medicine supply in the event of shortages, MPs heard

Five fresh faces for GPhC council

Five new members of the GPhC council are to begin their terms on April 1 after a raft of new appointments

Matt Hancock keynote speaker at NPA conference

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is the headline speaker at a major national conference

PDAU: Pay issues high on our Boots agenda

Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions

Boots pharmacists vote to recognise PDAU by landslide

Out of 6,843 pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists who were eligible to vote, 3,229 voted for PDA recognition

Category M boost as interim settlement announced

The global sum for community pharmacy in England and the Single Activity Fee are to remain at current levels

Cuts to NHS pre-reg funding put on hold

A cut of 25 per cent in salary support for NHS preregistration trainees announced by HEE will be put on hold

PSNI appoints president and council member

Dr Jim Livingstone has been reappointed as PSNI president and Sandra Cooke reappointed as a Council member

GPhC approves fee hike but says it will review spending

A majority of respondents disagreed with the GphC’s proposals but it said the fee increase was necessary

PDA: Pharmacy techs “must not” be treated as a profession

The PDA's report on the UK pharmacy technician workforce has been published in full

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

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