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Pandemic delivery service extended in lockdown zones

The pharmacy pandemic delivery service has been extended until August 31 in three areas of England.

Researchers to study role of pharmacy during pandemic

Researchers at Aston University will study the role community pharmacy teams play during epidemics.

Prescription switch charges continue for pharmacies

Some pharmacies are reportedly still incurring charges for prescriptions that have been switched from exempt to chargeable.

RPS urges ministers to ensure pharmacy has big obesity role

The RPS says the government’s strategy on tackling obesity will succeed if community pharmacies play a key role.

£370m advance 'nowhere near enough' says Lord Grade

Lord Grade has criticised the government over the £370 million in advance funding it handed to community pharmacies during the pandemic. 

LPC reforms may spark power struggle, warns NPA integration lead

Michael Lennox, the NPA's local integration lead, is concerned professor Wright’s reforms could lead to a power struggle. 

GPhC to 'blind' FtP hearings to avoid racial bias

The GPhC will trial a system aimed at ensuring its regulation is fair and unhindered by unconscious bias.

RPS: Pharmacy must be at heart of second wave Covid plans

RPS president Sandra Gidley warns pharmacy “must be at the heart” of planning for a second wave of Covid-19.   

Public perception of pharmacy improved during Covid-19

The public’s perception of pharmacy improved during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an NPA survey. 

Pharmacy Schools Council pledges greater BAME support

The Pharmacy Schools Council promises to provide more support for black and minority ethnic students and colleagues.

Insight: Testing times ahead?

By Alexander Humphries* It is important that pharmacy begins to look towards the next set of challenges. Once there is a reliable and simple test for Covid-19, pharmacies are ideally placed to test and certify who is safe to return to work...

Clinical audit to bolster PSNC talks launches today

PSNC has reminded community pharmacy teams to take part in its clinical audit which launches today.

Pharmacists 'should be given training in suicide prevention'

A pharmacist and academic has called for pharmacists to be given formal training on suicide prevention.  

PSNC launches audit to bolster government funding talks

PSNC has launched an audit to record data on the advice and support community pharmacies in England give patients.

DHSC releases final 17 concessions for May

The Department of Health and Social Care released the final list of drug price concessions for May on May 29.  

Pharmacy receiving up to 20 mental health calls a week during crisis

A pharmacist says he gets about 20 calls a week during the coronavirus pandemic from people with mental health problems.

PDA urges Hancock to talk to unions about pharmacy safety

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association urges Matt Hancock to hold talks with unions and employers on pharmacy workers' safety as lockdown eases.

Tesco climb down after pharmacist ‘not NHS' storm

Tesco told a pharmacist he was “not NHS” and not entitled to “jump the queue” with other key workers using its priority shopping hours.  

Exclusive: Locums told to triple rates during COVID-19 crisis

An email that has apparently been sent to a number of locum pharmacists in England advises them to increase their rates of pay.

RPS: Give pharmacists protection from coronavirus

The RPS has drawn up a series of recommendations to protect pharmacists from the coronavirus pandemic.

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