Some 43 per cent of adults aged 16 and over have at least one longstanding medical condition according to NHS Digital.
There were 1,833 pharmacists in GP practices in England in September 2019 versus 1,304 in September 2018.
PharmOutcomes and GP practices using SystmOne trial electronic notifications.
The number of community pharmacies consolidating into a single premises has risen slowly but steadily since 2016.
The Government is to roll out the electronic prescription service (EPS) across England from November.
Pharmacies can expect an announcement on national roll-out of EPS 4 “in the not too distant future”, NHS Digital said.
The number of care homes using NHSmail with healthcare professionals like pharmacists has risen more than tenfold.
More than one in 10 of all pregnant women still smoking at birth, the NHS has warned.
Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.
Pharmacists in England can now access patient information more quickly through a new Summary Care Record (SCR) 1-click function.
Newly published data sharing guidance is aimed at improving standards of safety when transferring patients between primary and secondary care
The number of prescriptions dispensed in the community grew modestly in 2018 while overall costs fell dramatically
NHS Digital is rolling out electronic CD prescription functionality across more GP practices
Admissions have increased by 85 per cent in those aged 45 and over since 2007/08 (from 638 to 1,182)
The pilot will see electronic prescriptions extended to patients who have not nominated a regular dispenser
A new professional standard sets out how community pharmacies and GP surgeries share clinical information
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
Every eligible GP practice in the capital has switched to sending electronic prescriptions directly to pharmacies, NHS Digital has announced
Nearly 14 million patients across England are now using online services with their GP practice, the latest figures from NHS Digital show
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