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Musculoskeletal & Joint Diseases

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A new approach to osteoarthritis & joint pain

When customers come to your pharmacy with joint pain associated with osteoarthritis or joint wear and tear, it may mean they have reached the point where their quality of life is being impacted.

Tramadol associated with higher mortality in OA

Tramadol is associated with significantly higher mortality than non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs in people with osteoarthritis

Clinical briefing: Pharmacists helping with osteoporosis risk

A programme demonstrating pharmacists' ability to identify osteoporosis risk is being highlighted by NICE

‘Prevention is better than a cure’, says health secretary

Prevention will be at the heart of the NHS long-term plan, shifting the healthcare focus to primary and community care services and the value they can bring in offering early support.

Clinical briefing: Public vaping

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee says the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed in mental health facilities

AYP Week 2018 focuses on medicines safety

Ask Your Pharmacist Week has kicked off, with pharmacies around the country providing information on medicines safety

Most expensive NHS drug comes off patent

Adalimumab (Humira; AbbVie) is a biological medicine used to treat conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

Medicines supply a concern in no-deal Brexit scenario

With less than six months to go before the UK leaves the European Union, there are still major concerns around medicines supply in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the commons health committee heard last week

Going local for a change

NHS England’s announcement last month that seven pilot regions will test a framework for using pharmacy expertise to deliver improved patient outcomes from medicines, begs the question: can the community pharmacy sector step up for local development?

Reflections on revalidation: part 7

In her last article in the current series, Asha Fowells submits her records and renews her registration

“Bank at my back”: pharmacists’ category M concerns

Contractors in England have expressed dismay at the news their margins will be squeezed between November and March by a £50m category M clawback (£10m per month) and a 3p drop in the single activity fee

Community pharmacy clinical audit published

NHS England has published the paperwork for the 2018-19 national community pharmacy clinical audit, which all contractors must complete by the end of the year

APTUK plans to recruit salaried CEO

Tess Fenn has seen her tenure extended to February 2019 while members are consulted and legal work takes place to update the Association’s Memorandum and Articles

NHS England sets out vision for technology in healthcare

The policy paper from NHS Digital says the state of online services, basic IT and clinical tools in health and care is far behind where it needs to be

Pharmacists and patients have been let down by flu jab shambles

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine Those curmudgeons who harp on about pharmacists’ supposed inability to adapt or deliver at scale should be pointed to the national flu vaccination service. In just three seasons, community pharmacies have become the preferred choice for many wanting a jab, both private and NHS. Last year pharmacists carried out 1.3 million vaccinations, no appointment necessary, with patients raving about the convenience and accessibility on offer. Researchers proved it was cost-effective, the fee was increased, the service specification widened – what could possibly go wrong?

PAC: New DHSC powers may not prevent future medicine price hikes

The Public Accounts Committee has voiced concerns that the Department of Health and Social Care has no “clear plan” for using new powers to obtain information on the generic medicines market

GPhC to consult on renewal fee rise

A spokesperson told Pharmacy Magazine that the GPhC's rationale for raising its fees, including proposals to charge pharmacists an additional £7 each year, would be made public "in the next month"

Watching brief: Parasitic infections

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the parasitic infections category

What’s on offer at the 2018 Pharmacy Show?

This year’s Pharmacy Show at NEC Birmingham on October 7-8 brings together over 200 expert speakers and more than 400 UK and international exhibitors

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