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Ban on prescribing valproate to women of childbearing age

The RPS has come out in support of new restrictions on the prescribing of an epilepsy drug that can harm the health and development of unborn children

Nitin Sodha announced as new NPA chair

Nitin Sodha, managing director of the Knights Pharmacy group, replaces Ian Strachan and has been vice-chair since 2014

Train your team: The menopause

This Train Your Team checklist provides support for pharmacists to run a training session on the menopause in the pharmacy

NHS England accused of short termism by PAC

The Department of Health’s system for funding the NHS focuses too much on short-term survival, says a House of Commons Committee 

New training for Solpadeine

Training resources are available from Solpadeine to help pharmacy teams when recommending stronger pain relief

Health Committee Brexit report says EU alignment vital

The Government’s intention to remain aligned with the European Medicines Agency has been welcomed by the Health and Social Care Committee 

Patient online registrations show 42% increase

Nearly 14 million patients across England are now using online services with their GP practice, the latest figures from NHS Digital show

New GP contract agreed for 2018-19

NHS England chief exec Simon Stevens described the contract as a "further concrete step in investing in and strengthening general practice"

Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

Latest NICE advice on smoking cessation

New NICE guidelines on stop smoking interventions but there are warnings about declining number of specialist services

PAGB welcomes head lice treatment safety alert

It's important to reassure people that head lice treatments are appropriately safe when used correctly, PAGB said in its response

Rule out techs supervising POM supply, demands NPA

The NPA is calling on ministers to rule out proposals that would allow non-pharmacists to supervise the supply of POMs

Statutory defence on dispensing errors after April

The new statutory defences to prosecutions for inadvertent dispensing errors could be in place from April 2018

Common disorders of the inner ear

This module will help you understand common disorders of the inner ear, summarising the distinguishing features of each condition, management options and any potential complications that could arise.

CPPE: Prescribing course

CPPE’s course aims to support pharmacists looking to refresh their prescribing skills

Antiviral prescribing authorised for flu as incidence spikes

Incidence levels mean GPs may now prescribe antivirals for flu as NHS faces worst winter crisis in 30 years

Age-old problems: improving care for older people

A key priority for today’s NHS is to meet the increasing demands of an ageing population. So where does pharmacy fit in?

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Mollipaxin 100mg capsules

Winthrop Pharmaceuticals is conducting a precautionary recall of a single batch of Mollipaxin 100mg capsules (EL(18) A/01)

Hypoglycaemia risk ranked

Sulfonylureas are associated with a higher likelihood of serious hypoglycaemia than metformin or thiazolidinediones

Tremfya launched for psoriasis

Janssen has launched guselkumab (Tremfya) for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
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