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Sign up for Know Your Numbers! Week

Sign up for Know Your Numbers! Week which runs from September 9-15.  

Boots unveils new format flagship store

The new store in Covent Garden includes prescription collection lockers, express pick-up lanes, extra consultation areas and a redesigned beauty hall  

Well Pharmacy CEO to retire

Well Pharmacy CEO John Nuttall is to retire on September 30.

GPhC survey aims to improve the way it regulates

A GPhC survey is seeking views of pharmacists and technicians on their roles, responsibilities and job satisfaction.

John Bell & Croyden offers health scanning service

The London pharmacy claims its new 3D scanning service can identify whether organs are functioning correctly.

GP DMIRS could send 20m patients to community pharmacy

A patient referral model could lead to 20.4m GP consultations being transferred to community pharmacy.

Two pharmacists shortlisted for parliamentary awards

Olutayo Arikawe and Ade Williams have been nominated by MPs for parliamentary awards.

Boots paper switch

Plastic to paper switch, unbleached brown paper carrier bags will be the standard in 53 stores across the UK, Boots announced.

Pharmacists think pharmacy has been slow to take up tech

A survey reveals 87% of pharmacists in the UK think pharmacy has been slow to take up new technologies.

Regulations introduce SSPs into terms of service

Amendments to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2013 have been laid before Parliament

Quicker access to SCRs for community pharmacies

Pharmacists in England can now access patient information more quickly through a new Summary Care Record (SCR) 1-click function.

CQC shares leaning on medicines optimisation

The Care Quality Commission has published a report sharing the learning from risks and good practice in medicines optimisation.

STI diagnoses up 5% in England last year

The rise in STIs is likely to be due to people not using condoms correctly and consistently with new and casual partners, and an increase in testing.

Pharmacy cuts in England a wake up call for Wales

Westminster's decision to impose cuts in England triggered positive changes for the sector in Wales, the NPA conference heard.

Pharmacy minister “alert to financial pressures”

Pharmacy minister Seema Kennedy said she is “alert” to the difficulties facing community pharmacy contractors.

Matt Hancock: “People trust pharmacists”

In a message he recorded for the NPA Conference, health secretary Matt Hancock told community pharmacists they are a vital part of the health service and that they will be “ever more important to the NHS and the country in the years to come”.

EHC refusal at Lloyds store sparks controversy

LloydsPharmacy apologises for the “distress” experienced by a woman refused emergency hormonal contraception.

No conclusive evidence of hub and spoke benefits in pharmacy

The NPA's Gareth Jones said its research on hub and spoke failed to provide evidence on cost, increased capacity or safety.

LPCs should co-ordinate contact with PCNs

LPCs should co-ordinate pharmacists' engagement with primary care networks across England.

King's Fund reports on primary care home model

Local change factors gleaned from early primary care networks provide insight for local development

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