A draft order that would clarify the roles of superintendent and responsible pharmacists has failed to take into consideration the workforce issues experienced by the sector, House of Lords members have argued.
Pharmacy technicians in Northern Ireland will see their role registered and regulated as a profession in its own right, health secretary Robin Swann has confirmed.
I welcome the trust that the community pharmacy cancer diagnosis pilot implies might be coming our way, but let’s hope the service is designed for us to be able to nail it, The Area Manager says
The cost of privately prescribed cannabis-based medicines could be lowered by making better use of community pharmacies, a report has suggested.
Boots’ parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance has ultimately decided not to sell the UK pharmacy chain, following months of speculation as to who could snap up the health and beauty giant.
Charac, an app allowing pharmacies to manage their prescriptions and consultations digitally, has secured a £1 million investment from the Royal Mail Group.
The provision of independent prescribing training for community pharmacists is in the spotlight across Great Britain, but allocated funding to support professional development varies by nation. C+D investigates
It is "astonishing" that community pharmacies in England carried out an estimated 65 million consultations in a year without dedicated funding, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has said.
Following Boots’ decision to raise its starting salary for newly qualified pharmacists, Lloydspharmacy, Superdrug and Rowlands have told C+D what they offer pharmacists at the beginning of their career.
David Reissner delivers what might be considered an “unpalatable message” to pharmacy owners who cancel locum shifts last minute or temporarily close branches due to staff shortages
Asda will reduce the operating hours in 80 of its pharmacies across England and Wales from next month, a spokesperson for the supermarket chain has told C+D.
Asda has explained its policy on pharmacists self-checking prescriptions, following a tweet suggesting it may be a requirement in some branches.
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