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Heated debate on rebalancing board proposals

A heated debate is raging concerning the consultation by the Government’s rebalancing board on proposed changes to the legislation that deals with responsible pharmacists and superintendent pharmacists

Survey suggests technicians may not want supervision powers

A survey from the PDA suggests pharmacy technicians do not want greater responsibility for overseeing key tasks in pharmacies

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’

CPS wants a rethink on supervision

Community Pharmacy Scotland has called for “flexibility” in pharmacy’s supervision arrangements

PDA steps up fight against remote supervision

The PDA is to hold an “emergency meeting” to discuss supervision at next month’s Pharmacy Show

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”

Lack of transparency with rebalancing board doing profession a disservice

By Pharmacy Magazine editor, Richard Thomas. Autumn has descended suddenly but everywhere you look the temperature’s rising. Doctors have fired off their annual salvo at pharmacists over flu jabs, Alliance Healthcare has been feeling the heat over its deliveries meltdown (since resolved) and everyone is hot under the collar about what the Government’s rebalancing board may – or may not – be considering about supervision.  

The Big Debate: Pharmacy technicians and supervision

Should technicians have more responsibility and even be allowed to supervise the sale and supply of medicines?

Technicians supervising pharmacies? Bad idea

By PM editor, Richard Thomas. Some pharmacists may have been labouring under the misapprehension that the main task of the Government’s rebalancing board was to decriminalise dispensing errors (where the progress made so far has been precisely diddly-squat). So these pharmacists may therefore have been surprised by Mike Hewitson and Ben Merriman’s open letter to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, signed by nearly 500 colleagues. The two pharmacists wrote to the Society calling on RPS presidency candidates to come out against plans they say are being considered by the rebalancing board to legally allow technicians to supervise pharmacies. The letter pulled no punches, saying it would be a “betrayal” if the RPS did not robustly oppose such a move.

Technicians supervising pharmacies would be "a betrayal"

Over 600 pharmacists have signed a letter to the RPS calling for it to oppose possible changes to supervison legislation



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