There simply aren't enough designated prescribing practitioners (DPPs) to meet the ambitious plans for more independent prescribers (IPs), warns Danny Bartlett. But could better funding streams provide a solution?
The long term workforce plan appears to recognise staffing gaps in the pharmacy sector. But how long will we have to wait until they are bridged, asks Danny Bartlett
Many patients are now reaping the benefits of remote consultations with their primary care pharmacist. But they're not for everyone, cautions Danny Bartlett
Will England's new access-focused GP contract help or hinder practice pharmacists, asks Danny Bartlett