Men's Health

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Men’s health: An uphill struggle

At a time when we’re supposedly more health aware than ever before, what could be causing men to neglect their health?

£1.5m digital pharmacy opens in Liverpool

Now Healthcare Group, which is behind the ‘Now Patient’ app, says the service will be particularly helpful to those who “have suffered through recent community pharmacy cuts”

Mixed views on unannounced inspections

A proposal from the General Pharmaceutical Council to make pharmacy inspections unannounced has had varied responses, with some voicing support for the proposed change and others expressing concern

Pharma companies behind on FMD preparation

The Belgian non-profit, which was set up to keep falsified medicines out of the European medicines supply chain, said that many pharma companies were behind on the ‘on-boarding’ process

Ravi Sharma appointed RPS director for England

Mr Sharma said he looks forward to working with RPS members and other pharmacy organisations “to help ensure a successful and vibrant future for the profession”

All well for HLP registration until March 2019

The level 2 Healthy Living Pharmacy Framework is being updated by HLP Task Group of the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum with a view to finalising it by March 2019

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

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

Pharmacy can see you sooner

By Stephen Fishwick, NPA head of communications. Eight in 10 people believe NHS access has been eroded in the past decade, but our new report, See You Sooner, suggests community pharmacy can help reverse this trend. The report argues that one cost-effective way to release more capacity into the system would be to develop community pharmacies as neighbourhood health and wellbeing centres – offering support that encompasses prevention, treatment for common ailments, health surveillance and the routine medicines management of long-term conditions, in collaboration with patients’ GP practices. This would have a positive, unblocking effect elsewhere in the health and social care system, with each provider and professional group playing to their strengths.

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

High-carb diets linked to early menopause?

A University of Leeds study links high-carb diets with early-onset menopause – but some experts argue the results are inconclusive.

Erectile dysfunction

This module provides an overview of erectile dysfunction management and the Viagra Connect launch as an OTC product 

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

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

Viagra Connect now available through all pharmacies

The switch is rolled out nationally following a limited exclusivity deal with Boots

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

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