Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.
NHS England and NHS Improvement to launch an updated Help Us Help You Pharmacy Advice campaign on 20 January.
Consultation under way on first draft PCN service specifications.
Brine says it would be “madness” for the government to expect pharmacists to do more work for the same or less money.
Pharmacies in England received over 17,000 referrals through the consultation service during the first two weeks.
The leadership of primary care networks is dominated by doctors, with other primary care professionals almost entirely absent.
Deputy chief pharmaceutical officer Bruce Warner said CPCS is a “step change” in the way people access community pharmacists.
An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.
The deputy chief pharmaceutical officer was put on the spot at the Pharmacy Show.
Social deprivation and lack of access to information are potential factors in prescription drug dependence.
High-dose statins could be made more easily available without the need for a doctor’s prescription.
Community pharmacies will trial a new service to help meet the Government's ambitious disease prevention targets.
The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.
Pharmacy fees for the 2019-20 flu vaccination service have increased to £9.58 – an increase of 10p on 2011-19.
The new, personalised service could involve more digital screening and fewer interactions with healthcare professionals.
Nearly 2 million more NHS patients in England will have access to video consultations with a doctor.
NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.
Health Education England has been told it must train 500 clinical pharmacists for roles in general practice by the end of 2019-2020.
Nearly half of CCGs are proposing to merge in the biggest cull of NHS organisations for more than a decade.
The new contractual framework will considerably expand clinical services from pharmacies over the next five years.