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PSNC: ‘Transitional payments’ linked to item numbers

The monthly ‘transitional payments’ are being made to help community pharmacies prepare for a more services-based role.

‘Over 1,000 pharmacies’ have signed up to consultation service

Over 1,000 pharmacies have signed up to deliver the CPCS since registration began on September 2, the pharmacy minister said.

Advising customers of a unique formulation for a blocked and runny nose from colds

Understand the differences between topical medication for nasal symptoms of the common cold, and topical medication for ongoing nasal problems

PSNC: “Urgent negotiations” on funding distribution ongoing

“Urgent negotiations” are taking place between the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and the Government.

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

CPCF: Any change needs proper resources

The clinical service agenda is pharmacy’s best hope for a change in fortunes, says NPA vice chair and chair of policy and practice, Andrew Lane

Insight: We must make the contract work

By Alexander Humphries* Even Donald Trump would find it difficult to call the new contract settlement “the best deal in the history of deals” but the ink is now dry and we have to make the most of it...

Funding settlement is a leap of faith

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine Is the new contractual framework in England a good deal or a bad one for community pharmacy? Rather like Orthrus, the two-headed dog in Greek mythology with each head pointing in a different direction, there are two diametrically opposed views on this. Both are represented in this issue, from “total disaster” on the one hand to “best hope of changing our fortunes” on the other.

Reacting to allergy

In a survey earlier this year GPs said that up to 90 per cent of their appointments with summer pollen sufferers were unnecessary and could be dealt with in the local pharmacy. They are absolutely right.

Step by step

People often take their feet for granted but being known as the place to go for help when things go wrong is a great way to increase footfall in your pharmacy...

Bacterial vaginosis (BV): Test and treat

This short module is designed to help you have conversations with customers about Canestest and Canesbalance Bacterial Vaginosis Vaginal Gel.

Advising on thrush treatment

This video looks at the distinctive benefits of different combination products and how to find the right treatment option for your customer.

Making headway: A pharmacist's guide to headaches

Headache is the umbrella term used for a number of different conditions that can be difficult for pharmacists to differentiate and therefore manage appropriately

Wound & scar management: Could do better

Dermatologists want community pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to provide better advice

Headache in the pharmacy

This short, interactive module explores the differences between tension and migraine-type headaches, and uses a rotating packshot to introduce Syndol, a combination pain relief option that is now back on the market 

Lower back pain

This module looks at lower back pain and sciatica, discussing coping and treatment strategies and when to refer to the GP

Common disorders of the outer and middle ear

This module will help you understand common disorders of the outer and middle ear and the features of each condition 

Making eye contact

It is important to be able to differentiate between common eye complaints and more serious medical conditions

Problems of the lower GI tract

Some symptoms of lower gastrointestinal disorders can be vague and overlapping, so careful questioning of customers is required

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