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NHSE&I publishes CPCS Toolkit

The CPCS aims to reduce pressure on the primary and urgent care system, particularly hospital A&E departments and GP out-of-hours.

Making the most of PCN opportunities

Community pharmacy in the north-east of England is well prepared for the arrival of primary care networks with a host of innovative services.

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 

Community spirit strong in Wales

Communities across Wales have a special affection for their local pharmacies, says NPA relationship manager for Wales Steve Simmonds

Scotland funding package “not quite” what CPS hoped for

A 2019-20 financial package for pharmacy in Scotland with a £2.6m uplift from last year is “not quite” what CPS hoped for due to “one outstanding issue”

Pharmacists need to change ‘shopkeeper’ image

A study suggests that pharmacists face a number of challenges in promoting awareness of their skills among GPs and patients

Profile: Antrim pharmacy tackles diabetes

Eoghan O’Brien has had promising results from a local scheme he helped set up to tackle type 2 diabetes

Move to tech "inevitable" says Well Pharmacy

Transformation director Chris Ellett is helping to guide the multiple through hub-and-spoke dispensing and new technology

Exclusive: No data on training uptake by sector

Claims made to support the distinction between ‘clinical pharmacists’ and community pharmacists may lack evidence

What is the public appetite for digital healthcare?

The Government is backing digital healthcare in a big way, but is the public interest there yet?

Pharmacist-led initiative cuts readmission rates

Telephone follow-up by pharmacists after patients are discharged from hospital reduced readmission rates

PDA to launch clinic pharmacy model trial and campaign in Dudley

The PDA has announced that it is to test a new outcomes-focused clinic pharmacy model in Dudley later this year.

RPS consults on standards for community pharmacy services

The standards will set out best practice across the sector and encourage consistent, high quality patient care, says the RPS

Minor ailments schemes a hit with the public

60 per cent of respondents said they would have seen a GP had they been unable to access the MAS service

NHS 111 referral pilot extended to London, Devon and East Midlands

NHS England is extending the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service pilot to London, Devon and the East Midlands

Pharmacists linked to care homes as part of £3.5bn investment

Pharmacists and GPs are to be assigned to care homes in a measure Theresa May says will be "better for patients"

Scotland strategy bearing fruit

By Ross Ferguson Something that caught the eye of many colleagues in England was the announcement that the Scottish Government was providing dedicated funding for the Additional Cost of Teaching (ACT) of experiential learning (EL) for pharmacy undergraduates for 2018-19. The hope is that this fantastic and pragmatic initiative will not only reimburse the costs involved, but that it will help to expand and enhance the quality of EL in hospital, community and primary care.

Numark MD’s five-point plan for community pharmacy

By Jeremy Meader, managing director of Numark Does NHS England or the Department of Health and Social Care recognise and appreciate fully the contribution of community pharmacy? We all know the answer to that, but actually it is the wrong question. What we need to ask is how we can change that dynamic, move forward and secure a future that is financially sustainable, improves outcomes for patients and demonstrably helps the NHS address the huge challenges it faces.

PSNC: Pharmacists must figure in NHS workforce strategy

Give community pharmacies a greater role in relieving NHS workforce pressures, PSNC is urging

Pharmacy profile: A cornerstone of the community

Bhanu Chohan is used to running a successful flu vaccination service but the 2018-19 flu season got off to a bumpy start due to supply issues

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