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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

Unprecedented rise in scarlet fever in England

England is experiencing an unprecedented rise in scarlet fever, with rates seeing a seven-fold increase

Advances in pharmacy innovation showcased in Wales

The importance of innovation in pharmacy practice is being explored today as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales hosts its annual Medicines Safety Conference.

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium

Pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers.

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Update on type 2 diabetes

NICE has published guidelines to improve the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. We highlight some of the main points here

Conference to fill skills gap in diabetes management

Education and skills training is the focus of Diabetes Professional Care 2017, supported by Pharmacy Magazine

Do HbA1c levels need to be monitored more often?

Could regular monitoring of HbA1c offer a longer-term and better measure of glycaemic management?

Latest treatments in type 2 diabetes

This module aims to provide pharmacists with an overview of the treatment pathways for type 2 diabetes

Why prick when you can scan?

A flash glucose monitor that allows diabetes patients to track blood sugar without finger pricking is to be reimbursed by the NHS
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Gearing up for the flu vaccination 2018-19

Information and promotional resources to support the 2018-19 flu vaccination programme are becoming available, including...

Consultation on dispensing errors and responsible pharmacist role

A UK-wide consultation was launched in mid-June on two new draft pieces of legislation covering dispensing errors and ph...

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NAO investigation and RPS report on mental health – some reflec…

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine. This month saw the publication of two major reports, polar opposites in t...

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Train your team: Tiredness & fatigue

This Train Your Team checklist provides information to run a team training session on coping with tiredness and fatigue

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

New GPhC guidance for safer pharmacies

New guidance sets out what pharmacy owners are expected to do to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team


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