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Funding cuts see pharmacy sales drop

Government funding cuts and the growth of online dispensing led to mergers and acquisitions of community pharmacies dropping off by almost a quarter

Wales invests £5m in “UK first” pre-reg training scheme

The Welsh Government plans to pump £4.9m into “transforming” the training it offers pre-registration pharmacists and doubling pre-reg places

Let’s all build on partnerships

By NPA head of communications Stephen Fishwick The road to success is rarely one taken alone. That is why the vast majority of independent pharmacies choose to be members of the National Pharmacy Association. For nearly 100 years, we have brought community pharmacists together, to pool resources, learn from each other and move forwards together. In tough times the sector needs to stick together to develop solutions that benefit everyone and underpin progress at scale. That’s why we’ve chosen Forwards in Partnership as the theme for our national conference in Manchester on June 20. The conference is a collaboration between the NPA and Pharmacy Magazine, so the idea of partnership is at the very heart of arrangements.

Unsafe staffing levels a growing issue says PDA

Very few UK community pharmacies have safe staffing levels ‘all the time’, a survey of pharmacists suggests

Wales cracks down on script drug dependence

NHS Wales has been told to make better use of the expertise of pharmacists to support evidence-based prescribing

NHS England director to speak at NPA conference

NHS England’s director responsible for community pharmacy, Ed Waller, will be among the keynote speakers

“Misunderstanding” on remote supervision says Government

Pharmacist Mariam Ahmed’s petition has received over 10,000 signatures, thereby requiring a Government response

Exclusive: No data on training uptake by sector

Claims made to support the distinction between ‘clinical pharmacists’ and community pharmacists may lack evidence

London LPC receives AF detection funding

Calls for the scheme, which builds pathways between pharmacy and cardiologists, to be rolled out nationwide

Celebrating 40 years in one business

Our pharmacies are so much more than just a place of work, says Reena Barai, who was inspired by her father

MPs vote in favour of shortage protocols

SSPs will help highly skilled pharmacists to ensure continued medicine supply in the event of shortages, MPs heard

Matt Hancock keynote speaker at NPA conference

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is the headline speaker at a major national conference

PDAU: Pay issues high on our Boots agenda

Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions

Boots pharmacists vote to recognise PDAU by landslide

Out of 6,843 pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists who were eligible to vote, 3,229 voted for PDA recognition

GPhC approves fee hike but says it will review spending

A majority of respondents disagreed with the GphC’s proposals but it said the fee increase was necessary

CPPE: New places on Leading for Change programme

The programme aims to help experienced pharmacy professionals reflect on and develop their leadership style

One in eight: Young people and mental health

Over 12 per cent of five to 19-year-olds are currently dealing with at least one mental health disorder

What is the public appetite for digital healthcare?

The Government is backing digital healthcare in a big way, but is the public interest there yet?

Prescription charge rises to £9.00

Primary care “must play its part” in NHS savings and the cost hike is part of this programme, the Government says

Pharmacists could manage some emergency admissions

‘Potentially pharmacist-manageable conditions’ accounted for 4.3 per cent of A&E visits in a Canadian study

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