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Fraud investigation in 2019-20 will partly focus on contractors

The NHS Counter Fraud Authority says its investigation into fraud during 2019-20 will partly focus on pharmacy contractors

Obesity a factor in 711k hospital admissions

There were 711,000 in-patient hospital admissions where obesity was recorded as either a primary or secondary diagnosis in 2017-18

NHS productivity grows faster than wider economy

A study has shown that the productivity of the NHS has improved almost two and a half times as fast than the wider economy over the last 12 years

CPPSG wants your views on patient safety

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group has launched a survey to capture honest opinions on current patient safety incident reporting

The digital revolution heading your way

An increased focus on health technology will change the way pharmacists work. The question is – how quickly?

Wales gets additional £1.4m pharmacy funding

The additional funding will secure further changes to contractual arrangements in 2019-20 to offer innovative services

Pharmacists could help plug NHS workforce gap

Pharmacists could help alleviate the shortage of staff in the NHS primary care sector, suggests a new report

Public satisfaction with NHS at lowest level since 2007

Overall satisfaction was 53 per cent – a 3 point drop from the previous year and the lowest level since 2007

Generics firms accused of anti-competitive hydrocortisone deal

The CMA has provisionally found that two companies had an illegal anti-competitive agreement on the drug

NHSX to manage digital transformation

The organisation has been set up to deliver on the health secretary’s tech vision and the NHS Long Term Plan

NPA view: Medicines costs having “critical” impact

Many NPA members are paying out more in bills to wholesalers than they are being reimbursed by the NHS

Support the WHO safety campaign

Pharmacists must engage with the WHO’s global medication safety campaign, says NHS Improvement

Cuts continue to impact LloydsPharmacy’s performance in Q3

Market growth in the European division as a whole was “partially offset” by poor UK performance

Call for pharmacies to take part in Help Us, Help You campaign

It will promote the advice and clinical services on offer in community pharmacy to help people with minor ailments

NHS chief: No deal medicine plans “activated”

Matt Hancock revealed in the course of the hearing that the Government has “of course” prioritised medicines over food

Clinical briefing: How far have we come on cancer survival?

Crucial advances have been made but there are still barriers to improving survival rates

NHS plan: more detail needed

By Gareth Jones, NPA head of corporate affairs “I’ve just seen this NHS plan... and we’re not in it,” is how one NPA member reacted when the 10-year plan was published. While it is true there are few references to community pharmacy specifically, there is a lot about community-based services, medicines, workforce, urgent care and prevention, which are all areas inherently in our sector’s sphere of interest.

NHS productivity outstrips the wider economy

New ONS data reveals that NHS productivity for the financial year ending 2017 grew by three per cent in England

NHS should be clear with pharmacists, says RPS chair

NHS policy makers should be clear with community pharmacists on their plans for the sector, Sandra Gidley told PM

Pharmacies as high street clinics

A vision of community pharmacies as “high street clinics” was described as a recent conference

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