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Welsh government moves care into the community

A new document says people “will only go to a general hospital when it is essential,” with community-based services to “create even better care locally” 

NAO investigates generic price hikes

Higher wholesaler margins and a fall in the value of sterling are among the factors cited as potentially contributing to the dramatic price hikes seen last year

RPS England board member breaks rank to oppose ‘weak’ cuts stance

Board member Sultan ‘Sid’ Dajani has ‘broken rank’ to attack what he describes as the Society’s ‘weakness’ in addressing community pharmacy funding cuts

NI politicians lobby for community pharmacy funding

The health spokesmen of the main political parties in Northern Ireland have highlighted the current funding crisis in community pharmacy

Invest in pharmacists to improve access to medicines, FIP urges

A new report argues that pharmacists can tackle supply chain inefficiencies that leave people in many countries without access to basic life-saving medicines

Pharmacists feel more confident but concerns remain, survey suggests

Optimism around profit growth is offset by widespread concerns related to mounting financial pressures, a new survey suggests

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

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 

Personal health budgets to be extended

The DHSC is consulting on proposals to give more people the right to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets

Amazon shelves plans to crack US pharma market

The potential ‘Amazonisation’ of the pharmaceutical products distribution network has been the subject of speculation in recent years

Alphega members report above average QPS payments

Alphega Pharmacy UK has reported that its members earned on average 4.3 more Quality Payments points at the first review point than other pharmacies

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

Strong results from Quality Payments scheme says NHS England

Figures show that a majority of community pharmacies in England are now offering improved care for patients with asthma and dementia

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

Unprecedented rise in scarlet fever in England

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

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

190 LloydsPharmacy stores to close

LloydsPharmacy has said it is to cease trading in approximately 190 of its stores in England and will do 'all it can' to support staff and patients who will be affected

Avicenna pharmacies show growth in company’s 25th year

Avicenna pharmacies have increased their number of prescription items by two per cent across the company against a national reduction of one per cent

NHS England praises pharmacy as new QP guidance issued

Keith Ridge said he “welcomed the excellent response” to the Quality Payments Scheme as new guidance was issued for the November review point

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