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Nitin Sodha announced as new NPA chair

Nitin Sodha, managing director of the Knights Pharmacy group, replaces Ian Strachan and has been vice-chair since 2014

Election fever and equality issues for the NPA

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine. It’s election time. The NPA has a new board – more on that later – and voting in the RPS English, Welsh and Scottish Pharmacy Board elections will open on April 30. Twitter is alive with election chat. Candidates’ views are scrutinised and challenged like never before, opinions exchanged, arguments fought out. It’s li  

Dispensing error protection comes into force

After a lengthy campaign, a legal measure protecting UK community pharmacists from criminal prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors has come into force

New NPA board revealed

The new NPA board of management for 2018-2022 has a new look. Its first meeting will take place on April 23-24

NPA board election results announced

Results of NPA board elections have been released – Reena Barai believed to be first Asian female pharmacy owner elected

Independents criticise Viagra Connect exclusivity deal

Erectile dysfunction treatment Viagra Connect has gone on OTC sale for the first time, with Boots receiving a two-week exclusivity period

Sigma conference day 2: countdown to revalidation

Pharmacists must submit their CPD before their registration expires for revalidation or risk being struck off

New chief executive announced for NPA

Mark Lyonette is the new chief executive at the NPA. Mark is currently ceo of the Association of British Credit Unions

Scotland’s CPO addresses NPA board

Rose Marie Parr emphasises person-centred care and integration as key to the expansion of community pharmacy services

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks for all working-age adults to tackle long-term disease.

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

Ask Your Pharmacist Week in full swing

Ask Your Pharmacist Week kicks off today with hundreds of ‘Discover Your Local Pharmacy’ open days taking place

PDA and NPA demand patient safety pledge

The PDA and NPA have appealed to the Department of Health’s Rebalancing Board to adopt a patient safety ’pledge’

NPA unveils national innovation programme

A series of service pilots, funded by the NPA, is seeking to demonstrate to commissioners what pharmacists can deliver

Supervision plans are “healthcare on the cheap”, says NPA

The NPA says plans to allow POMs to be supplied without pharmacist supervision are “dubious” and “irresponsible”

Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2017 – theme announced

‘Discover your local pharmacy’ is the theme of this year’s Ask Your Pharmacist Week on November 6-13

Safety incident reports on the rise, NPA says

The number of medication safety incidents being reported to the NPA is increasing consistently, the Association said

Have your say on ’Face to face’ report

By NPA head of communications, Stephen Fishwick. The NPA has released its ‘Face to face’ report and would like to your views. Our ’face to face’ report is about the importance of local access and the human touch in healthcare. A number of policy and practice implications arise from this report, so we’d like to invite Pharmacy Magazine readers to give their views.

Healthcare needs the human touch, says NPA report

Patients value the face-to-face advice they get from local community pharmacies, says new NPA report

Judicial review aftermath: Pharmacy down but not out?

One month on from the judicial review, we examine the implications of the judgment and ask what happens now?

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