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Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

Glaucoma: A clear role for pharmacy

Recent studies suggest that community pharmacists should be part of glaucoma management pathways 

NICE goes green on asthma inhalers

Metered dose inhalers, containing hydrofluorocarbons, have estimated carbon footprints of 500g CO2eq per dose, compared to 20g in dry powder inhalers

Making headway: A pharmacist's guide to headaches

Headache is the umbrella term used for a number of different conditions that can be difficult for pharmacists to differentiate and therefore manage appropriately

Scenario: Vitamin D supplements

Customer Nusrat Begum is talking to pharmacist Parveen about how the vitamin D supplement she is taking doesn’t seem to be working...

Industry & govt near agreement on PPRS successor

The NHS across the UK is expected to save around £930m on its medicine bill under a new scheme

NICE backs pharmacy

NICE says community pharmacy needs embedding in NHS pathways – something the sector has been saying for years...

NICE touch – but will NHS England listen?

Will the recent NICE guidance, which focuses on how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health, also focus the minds of NHS England and Public Health England? Mike Holden from Pharmacy Complete hopes so

Rebalancing board proposals should be considered calmly

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine The consultation on clarifying the legal obligations of responsible pharmacists and superintendent pharmacists, which closed earlier this month, prompted some predictable caterwauling and finger pointing on social media. Whether the work of the rebalancing board is a stalking horse for remote supervision or a genuine attempt to come up with a regulatory and legislative framework to underpin modern pharmacy practice remains to be seen.

NICE sets standards for meds management in social care settings

The standards deal with assessing if people need help with their medicines and deciding what medicines support they need to manage their medicines

UKCPA: GPs must optimise UTI antibiotic use

Doctors are being urged to optimise their use of antibiotics for treating UTIs, says Rakhee Patel, lead antimicrobial pharmacist at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Latest NICE advice on smoking cessation

New NICE guidelines on stop smoking interventions but there are warnings about declining number of specialist services

Oral antibiotics in acne could promote resistance

Oral antibiotics are being prescribed for acne for longer than NICE recommends  

New NICE guidance on migraine treatment Cefaly

New NICE guidance states that Cefaly, a neurostimulation device for migraine management, is safe for NHS use

NICE looks at gastro-oesophageal reflux in young

NICE has published quality standards covering gastro-oesophageal reflux in children and young people.

E-learning tool on type 1 diabetes

NICE has launched a new online learning tool on type 1 diabetes featuring interactive activities and case studies.



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