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RPS and RCGP launch plan to improve flu vaccination roll-out

The RPS and RCGP have encouraged GPs and pharmacists to work together to ensure people get a flu vaccine this year.

RPS slams government 'sidestepping' pharmacist pay rise

RPS president Sandra Gidley criticised the government for sidelining pharmacists from its public sector pay rise plans.

PDA vows to support pharmacists for coronavirus-related work

The PDA reassures pharmacists it will support them against compensation claims or action arising from their COVID-19 efforts.  

Pharmacies dispensing 4x usual volume in COVID-19 crisis

Pharmacists in Northern Ireland have warned the public they are under huge pressure due to the COVID-19 crisis.

PDA: 300 pharmacists have joined NAWP since its relaunch

The PDA says over 300 pharmacists have joined the National Association of Women Pharmacists since its relaunch.

Medicines reconciliation 'prevents hospital readmission'

Medicines reconciliation could become an essential service in the 2020-21 community pharmacy contractual framework.

GPhC data points to net rise in pharmacy closures

Figures provided by the regulator suggest there may have been a net decrease of 166 community pharmacies last year.

Pharmacists offered ‘fast-track’ medical degrees under Brexit plans

The government is planning to offer pharmacists and paramedics a fast-track conversion course to retrain as doctors.

Pharmacist-led AF screening reduces strokes by a fifth

A pharmacy-led AF screening programme in the North West of England found over 100 strokes could be prevented each year.

'Fear of GPhC prevents mental health discussion'

Harpreet Chana says pharmacists are reluctant to talk openly about mental health for fear of being kicked off the register.

Over a fifth of pharmacists dissatisfied in role, reveals GPhC survey

More than a fifth of pharmacists on the GPhC register who responded to a study said they are dissatisfied in their role.

RPS: Govt "missed opportunity" to support pharmacists

RPS president Sandra Gidley says a mental health service for doctors and dentists is “a real missed opportunity” for pharmacists. 

PDA: Up to a fifth of drugs hit by shortages

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association says a fifth of medicines have been affected by shortages in the past three months.

Pharmacists win NHS parliamentary awards

Both community pharmacists shortlisted in this year's NHS Parliamentary Awards won in their respective categories.

Boots union vote to commence on February 4

The second ballot on Boots pharmacists' future representation will run from Monday February 4 2019 for five weeks

Getting to grips with revalidation – an essential guide

The GPhC’s new revalidation process for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians has begun. Get up to speed with our essential guide



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