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Smoking during pregnancy numbers still high

More than one in 10 of all pregnant women still smoking at birth, the NHS has warned.

Carer stress rising

Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.

Quicker access to SCRs for community pharmacies

Pharmacists in England can now access patient information more quickly through a new Summary Care Record (SCR) 1-click function.

New guidance on data sharing between care settings

Newly published data sharing guidance is aimed at improving standards of safety when transferring patients between primary and secondary care

Dramatic drop in prescriptions spend in 2018, report shows

The number of prescriptions dispensed in the community grew modestly in 2018 while overall costs fell dramatically

EPS controlled drug prescriptions to rise dramatically

NHS Digital is rolling out electronic CD prescription functionality across more GP practices

Drug related admissions in over-45s up 85%

Admissions have increased by 85 per cent in those aged 45 and over since 2007/08 (from 638 to 1,182)

EPS Phase 4 pilot to include more patients

The pilot will see electronic prescriptions extended to patients who have not nominated a regular dispenser

New standard on pharmacy/GP data sharing

A new professional standard sets out how community pharmacies and GP surgeries share clinical information

Controlled drug EPS pilot to start in October

NHS Digital is preparing to pilot the prescribing and dispensing of EPS Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs in England. Vision and EMIS will begin piloting at 10 GP practices this month at sites in the north and London

All London GP practices making use of EPS

Every eligible GP practice in the capital has switched to sending electronic prescriptions directly to pharmacies, NHS Digital has announced

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

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

SCR cuts burden on NHS

Increasing the amount of information held in electronic summary care records is improving care and helping to ease winter pressures, NHS Digital has announced.

Half of Brits take prescription drugs daily

Almost half of UK adults have taken at least one prescribed medicine in the last week, according to a new survey commissioned by NHS Digital.

Electronic prescribing delivers major savings, says NHS Digital

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has provided significant time and cost savings to prescribers, pharmacies and patients, NHS Digital has said



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