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NHS should be clear with pharmacists, says RPS chair

NHS policy makers should be clear with community pharmacists on their plans for the sector, Sandra Gidley told PM

Fresh call from NPA for law change after May’s Brexit defeat

The NPA reinforced its message that laws should be changed to allow pharmacies to share medicines 

Brexit has put contract talks on ice, PSNC confirms

The PSNC announcement came the morning after Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a historic defeat

Brexit dispensing protocols ‘not clear enough’

Clarification is needed on urgent legislation changes giving pharmacists new powers, pharmacy bodiues have said

Pharmacist suspended from register for “brazen” impropriety

A pharmacist employed by the NPA had engaged in an act of sexual impropriety and then failed to disclose his police caution

GPhC proposes education & training overhaul

The GPhC is proposing wide-ranging changes to the education and training pharmacists receive

Minor ailments schemes a hit with the public

60 per cent of respondents said they would have seen a GP had they been unable to access the MAS service

Pharmacies top search ratings over Christmas

The most popular search on the NHS website over Christmas was about getting help from a pharmacy, research finds

PSNC outlines key priorities for 2019

PSNC is to seek the views of LPCs on the support they would like from the national negotiating body in 2019

GPhC agrees regulatory principles

“Operational changes” such as unannounced inspections and binary inspection outcomes are set to follow

Pharmacists to amend prescriptions under new protocol

The Government is looking at granting pharmacists emergency powers to amend GP prescriptions

APPG: Ministers need to say what they want from pharmacy

“It is for ministers to set out a vision of the role community pharmacy will play in the future," the APPG says

CMA drops generics pricing investigation

The Competition and Markets Authority concluded that the case was not a good use of its resources

New standard on pharmacy/GP data sharing

A new professional standard sets out how community pharmacies and GP surgeries share clinical information

GPhC: Public supports unannounced pharmacy inspections

There is a broad consensus among the public that moving to unannounced inspections will provide assurance pharmacies provide safe care

PSNC: Pharmacists must figure in NHS workforce strategy

Give community pharmacies a greater role in relieving NHS workforce pressures, PSNC is urging

APPG hears about pharmacy in devolved nations

Community pharmacy representatives from each of the devolved nations discussed opportunities and challenges

Boots union vote to commence on February 4

The second ballot on Boots pharmacists' future representation will run from Monday February 4 2019 for five weeks

PSNC to make case for more national services

PSNC is to push for nationally commissioned emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) and stop smoking services

NI pharmacy “light years behind”, facing “indiscriminate” closures

The funding crisis facing the community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland will cause widespread closures, CPNI has said

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