Valeria is news editor at C+D. Having completed an MA in International Journalism at City University, London, she realised she had an interest in healthcare journalism while writing her final project on Brexit and the NHS. Valeria worked across several healthcare magazines as a reporter, before joining C+D as a digital reporter in 2019. She became news editor in 2021. Her areas of expertise include regulation, primary care networks and integrated care systems, and education and training.
Pharmacy employers should receive “clear guidance” to ensure “consistency” when dealing with unvaccinated staff, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has said.
Boots pharmacists have rejected the multiple’s offer for a 2% pay rise and have called on their union the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) to refer the matter to the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).
The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has raised concerns over the voting mechanism that will be used to decide on potential reforms to the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and local pharmaceutical committees (LPCs).
NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has allocated money from the Pharmacy Integration Fund (PhIF) to pay for the development of ICS-based community pharmacy integration leads.