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Pharmacies in code word scheme to help domestic violence victims

Domestic abuse victims can turn to pharmacies for help as part of an initiative that launches today.  

NPA and RPS celebrate milestone anniversaries

Both the National Pharmacy Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society have begun celebrations for key milestones.

Vulnerable communities will get vaccine says minister

Equalities minister Kemi Badenoch has said people at risk of missing out on a Covid vaccine will get one.

Pharmacy Covid funding petition passes 40,000 signatures

A petition urging the government to cover costs incurred by pharmacies during Covid-19 is gathering pace.

Half of contractors fear closures due to financial pressures

MPs and Lords warn that “irreversible damage” will be done to England’s pharmacy network unless the Government offers urgent financial support.

Let’s all wish for a new and happier chapter in 2021

By NPA chairman, Andrew Lane. This has been a year most of us would like to forget but there are some rays of hope for community pharmacy as the news came through that the first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been administered to 90-year-old Margaret Keenan in Coventry. So in the spirit of optimism that seems appropriate on this ‘V Day’, I have identified some rays of hope for community pharmacy too.

NPA creates 400 placements for unemployed youth

A month after launching a new scheme entitled ‘Kickstart’, the NPA has already reached 400 placements.

Pharmacies need share of NHS £3bn, NPA tells Stevens

The NPA has urged Rishi Sunak to set aside some of the £3 billion for the NHS to support pharmacies.

FMD checks in Britain will cease from December 31

Community pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales are to switch off or disconnect from their FMD systems by December 31.

NPA 'won’t stop lobbying for funding support'

NPA chair Andrew Lane said the body will not give up lobbying the government for more funding to support independents.

7 in 10 people visit pharmacies during pandemic

The “vast majority” of the UK’s adult population has visited a pharmacy since March, the National Pharmacy Association has said. 

Ask Your Pharmacy week highlights pharmacy's role in NHS

Ask Your Pharmacist week (November 2-9) kicks off today with the aim of raising awareness of pharmacy services.

NI 'faces drug shortages under Brexit protocol'

The NPA warns Michael Gove that Northern Ireland could face drug shortages if it continues complying with EU regulations.

Pharmacy Magazine: In Conversation With - Mark Lyonette

In the latest in our In Conversion With podcast series Pharmacy Magazine editor Richard Thomas talks to NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette about pharmacy's continuing fight for proper recognition and its funding struggles, both severely exacerbated by the Covid crisis.

Sharp drop in pharmacy safety reports during pandemic

Pharmacies may not be reporting incidents due to Covid-19 work pressures, the NPA has warned.

Pharmacists 'blocked from seeing SCR details'

The NPA has said some pharmacists still don’t have access to basic patient record details.

NPA backs temporary use of unlicensed Covid vaccines

The NPA supports plans for a temporary authorisation allowing health workers to provide tested but unlicensed Covid-19 vaccines.

NPA calls for policy change on pharmacy antibody testing

NPA urges Public Health England to allow community pharmacies to provide Covid-19 antibody testing.

NPA promotes pharmacy careers to Scottish pupils

An NPA-CCA resource has been created to generate awareness of pharmacy amongst school children in Scotland.

NPA to give 'hard-hitting' response to Covid inquiry

NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette says his organisation will give a 'hard-hitting' response to a Covid-19 inquiry. 

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