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IT and the changing face of pharmacy practice

Information technology has proved to be a great enabler during the coronavirus pandemic. Now the falling cost of robotics and the use of ‘big data’ looks set to change the face of pharmacy practice.

Well to launch scheduling app for shifts and cover

Well says it will launch an app that allows its employees to schedule and manage their shifts and cover.

NHS messaging service to send Covid-19 text support

People who contact NHS 111 and register their coronavirus symptoms will receive support through daily text messages.

Technology shaping community pharmacy

Patient apps, a new take on dispensary IT and the ongoing saga of hub-and-spoke are among the elements shaping the development of technology in community pharmacy.

PharmOutcomes owner Pinnacle acquired by EMIS

Pinnacle Health Partnership, the company behind PharmOutcomes, has been acquired by EMIS Group.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

Well to dispense 43 million prescriptions from central hub

Well Pharmacy expects to dispense about 43.2 million prescriptions annually via a central hub based in Stoke-on-Trent.

Locum app secures £1m in growth funding

The team behind an online job booking platform for locum healthcare professionals have secured £1m in equity funding.

Phoenix opens hub and spoke facility

The new dispensing facility will eventually assemble around 16 million repeat prescriptions a year for the Rowlands group.

PAGB finds age divide in uptake of health technology

The public should be encouraged to make greater use of digital health technologies, the PAGB has said.

Boots trials translation technology in five stores

Boots is trialling technology that will allow patients who cannot speak English to access its services.  

Lloyds parent company: ‘We believe pharmacies will close’

McKesson UK chief Toby Anderson said the new settlement is “neither as good as we hoped nor as bad as we feared.”

Community pharmacy/GP collaboration in action

When Garry Myers became an executive partner in Jaunty Springs medical practice over 10 years ago, it resulted in an innovative collaborative care model 

All Welsh pharmacies to have independent prescribers

Plans to have a pharmacist independent prescriber (PIP) employed in every community pharmacy in Wales by 2030 have been announced

Clinical briefing: 3D printing coming of age

Early 3D printers were expensive but prices have fallen dramatically and some companies and research groups are now exploring 3D printing’s potential

Boots rolls out online repeat prescription service

Boots UK is introducing a number of changes aimed at making it more convenient for patients to obtain their prescriptions, including an online service

Insight: Only the big boys win from hub & spoke

*By Alexander Humphries I’ve known this person for years. She is a dispenser, seen it all, tough as old boots, bless her – which made me sit up and take notice when she started to get upset when we chatted recently. Normally it would take a herd of rhinos to stop her, but this day she was really deflated. “How is your new dispensing system working out for you?”, I asked. “Not good,” she said. “We all have had to cut our hours. I’ve had to apply for another job because I can’t afford to lose the hours.”

New business skills training from Bayer

A new business skills training module for pharmacists is inspired by the finding that small and independent pharmacies are not making best use of technology

New guidance on data sharing between care settings

Newly published data sharing guidance is aimed at improving standards of safety when transferring patients between primary and secondary care

GPhC tightens rules around online pharmacies

Carrying out patient ID checks and liaising with GPs are among the safeguarding measures required of online pharmacies under new guidance

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