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Boots chickenpox service rolled out to 294 stores

Boots UK has extended its private chickenpox vaccination service to 294 stores, up from 30 when it began last year

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

EPS controlled drug prescriptions to rise dramatically

NHS Digital is rolling out electronic CD prescription functionality across more GP practices

Up to 350 Boots head office roles at risk in savings drive

The company seeking to cut between 300 and 350 roles at its Nottingham HQ as part of a savings programme

GP workload crisis: Increasing numbers looking to quit

A survey of 929 GPs has found that over 40 per cent intend to quit the profession within five years

DHSC: 7,500 medicines have touchpoint with EU

7,000 POM and P medicines and 500 GSLs come from or via Europe, health minister Stephen Hammond said

MHRA black market crackdown working

As of February 2019, 32 investigations have been initiated and 86 suspects arrested or interviewed under caution

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

CPS in joint project with Coeliac UK

Community Pharmacy Scotland and Coeliac UK are working together on a joint project to identify undiagnosed patients

NHSX to manage digital transformation

The organisation has been set up to deliver on the health secretary’s tech vision and the NHS Long Term Plan

Move to integrate primary and social care

Changes to existing secondary legislation will make it easier to set up the first integrated care providers (ICPs)

Ambitions set out to improve A-B-C detection

The A-B-C conditions can be detected through routine checks across community and healthcare settings

New resources on LASA medicines

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

Exclusive interview with Mark Livingstone, CEO, Pharmacy2U

Pharmacy2U has long been the bête noire of the sector, yet the business has ambitious plans. Interview with Mark Livingstone

Prescription charge rises to £9.00

Primary care “must play its part” in NHS savings and the cost hike is part of this programme, the Government says

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

“New central dispensing model” behind sale of 70 Rowlands branches

Affected staff will be “fully informed and supported” throughout the process, the company has said

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