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Insight: Our delivery driver has been star of pandemic

When PM columnist Alexander Humphries had a surprise lottery win, there was no doubt who the most deserving recipient of the cash should be. 

Another 65 pharmacies begin Covid vaccinations

Sixty-five community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have this week become part of the coronavirus vaccination programme in England.

Pharmacy Magazine Podcast - Talking Pharmacy 20/1/21

Covid vaccination looms large this week – unsurprisingly. In the interview slot, Community Pharmacy Scotland chief executive Harry McQuillan tells Richard Thomas about the sector’s response to the pandemic and building relationships with Government.

‘Biggest change to pharmacy education in 20 years’ introduced

The GPhC's new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists described as a sea change for the profession.

Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray batch recalled

A batch of Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray solution has been recalled following safety concerns.

Six in 10 struggling to stay positive in third lockdown

Many in the UK are struggling to maintain a positive mental outlook during the current lockdown, a recent Ipsos MORI poll reveals.

GPs bypassing consultation service, PSNC reports

The PSNC has said it is concerned that some general practice teams are referring patients to pharmacies “informally”.

Fatigue, insomnia and anxiety are long term consequences of Covid-19

Study in The Lancet looks at Covid patients six months after discharge.

Covid vaccine indemnity extended to June 30

The Government has decided to extend state-backed clinical negligence indemnity for pharmacies providing Covid-19 jabs until June 30.

Smoking cessation transfer of care pilot underway in Oldham

An Oldham pilot is allowing hospitals to test the referral of patients to community pharmacies to continue stop smoking treatment begun in hospital.

Pharmacists help deliver Covid vaccines in Liverpool and Cheshire

Pharmacists at a company providing pharmacist services to GP practices are delivering vaccines in the North West.

Managing symptoms of constipation

This CPD module provides an update on the management of constipation in adults. After reading this module you should be able to explain to patients the likely causes of constipation and suggest possible solutions.

Long read: Wearable health technology

While some wearable health technology still focus purely on step counts, most are no longer just about fitness but overall behaviour modification and everyday healthcare.

Experimental RSV drug ‘promising’ says MHRA

The MHRA has granted a ‘promising innovative medicine’ designation to experimental RSV drug nirsevimab. 

Understanding clinical test results

How can the results of clinical tests and their implications be clearly explained to patients? We offer some pointers.

Hypertension pilot 'could become contractual pharmacy service'

The results of a pilot CVD service will inform future contractual discussions for the pharmacy sector, says NHS England. 

Analysis: Improving access to contraception

Calls to reclassify oral contraceptives in order to increase accessibility and reduce unintended pregnancies are getting louder.

Upper GI problems

The over-indulgence in food and alcohol at this time of year offers a key opportunity to promote pharmacy’s role in the management of upper GI issues.

Improving treatment of constipation

There is an urgent need to improve bowel care and the management of constipation, and not only to relieve patient distress.

Nominations open for RoE Awards 2021

The Recognition of Excellence Awards are back and open for nominations from community pharmacy.

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