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APTUK welcomes technician role in vaccine protocol

Pharmacy technicians are included in the new national protocol introduced to support the expanded influenza and Covid-19 vaccination programmes. 

Extremely vulnerable patients told to shield once more

The Government has written to people who are defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, outlining updated guidance on shielding.

New guideline for long Covid care

The guidelines look at symptom management, when to refer and how to follow up patients in the longer term. 

Older people's health

Older people may have been seen less often in pharmacies because of Covid – but out of sight shouldn’t mean out of mind. 

Facing the flu challenge

Pharmacies are playing a key role in helping customers manage common winter ailments against the ever-present backdrop of Covid-19.

Key clinical developments in 2020

This CPD module will provide community pharmacists with an overview of some of the major developments in pharmacy practice during the past 12 months. 

Quitting smoking during a pandemic

More people than ever could be seeking to quit smoking given the higher risks smokers are known to face with Covid-19. 

Ear problems and their management

The current requirement to wear face coverings can make it difficult to pick up on what is being said – particularly for those who are already hard of hearing.

Self Care Week addresses wellbeing in lockdown

This year's Self Care Week is promoting the importance of looking after wellbeing during the second lockdown. 

Opinion: Why is the GPhC making such odd decisions?

In as much as it is possible to have a ‘good’ pandemic, the GPhC seemed to manage it back in the spring – but there have been some curious decisions since then, says Pharmacy Magazine deputy editor Arthur Walsh

7 in 10 people visit pharmacies during pandemic

The “vast majority” of the UK’s adult population has visited a pharmacy since March, the National Pharmacy Association has said. 

Intranasal spray may offer Covid protection, study suggests

An intranasal spray product using a mucoadhesive gel may offer some protection against coronavirus infection, new research suggests.

Eye problems and their management

With high street opticians now struggling with a backlog of cancelled appointments, pharmacy’s role has never been more essential.

Seasonal woes – with an added twist

When it comes to advising customers on how to protect themselves against winter ailments this year, there is the added complication of Covid-19 to take into account.

Pharmacies ‘not treated as healthcare setting’ by Test & Trace

The PSNC is urging contractors who are unhappy with decisions made by Covid-19 contact tracers to escalate their case.

Government places order for one million antibody tests

The Government has placed its first order for one million Covid-19 antibody tests in a bid to understand the spread of the virus.  

Revealed: Impact of remote GP consultations on pharmacies

Virtual GP consultations are causing a massive spike in pharmacy workload and sparking patient safety concerns, an exclusive survey shows. 

‘Immediate NHS action’ to safeguard hydrocortisone after Covid study

Seriously ill coronavirus patients have a better than 90 per cent chance of improved recovery when given a seven-day course of hydrocortisone.

Flu jabs: Pharmacy PPE requirements scaled back 

Community pharmacy teams will not be required to wear single use gloves or aprons when administering flu jabs, Public Health England has said.

MHRA approves trial for diabetes patients with coronavirus

The MHRA has approved an advanced clinical trial exploring whether diabetes sufferers with Covid-19 could benefit from taking the glucose kinase activator AZD1656. 

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