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Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak


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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

The latest news and information about the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic as it relates to community pharmacy.

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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

Locums should be allowed to negotiate higher hourly rates of pay because of the pressures of COVID-19, says locum Shahir Afser
20/05/2020 65 Views
NHSE has thanked pharmacies for having worked over the previous bank holidays
Pharmacies in England will not be required to open on the May 25 bank holiday, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has announced.
20/05/2020 3 News
PSNC chief executive Simon Dukes said the extra money “is not enough”
Category M reimbursement prices are set to increase by £15 million in June, the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has announced.
19/05/2020 5 News
While contracting COVID-19 could spell disaster, we mustn’t forget about the impact of social isolation on the mental wellbeing of shielded elderly...
19/05/2020 1 Views
Numerous respondents blamed the government for a lack of PPE and COVID-19 tests
Over a third of pharmacy professionals in England are “somewhat” or “very” confident about the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, an...
18/05/2020 12 News
Only a few patients have been asked to shield from COVID-19 by staying home at all times, so it’s important that pharmacists know who these people...
18/05/2020 6 Views
Four health boards relocated members of their pharmacy teams to help in community pharmacies
Eight health boards in Scotland have already redeployed some of their pharmacy staff to work in the community or would be able to do so if needed, C+...
18/05/2020 0 News
Over a fifth of respondents to the GPhC survey said they would not be returning to pharmacy
Almost half of temporarily registered pharmacy professionals responding to a recent GPhC survey are undecided about going back to work in the sector...
15/05/2020 21 News
Hitesh Tailor owns The Village Pharmacy in Harlington, west London
After stopping its medicine use reviews (MURs) at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak so it could focus on dispensing, one pharmacy is still...
15/05/2020 14 Features
Well praised staff for how they have “continued to serve their communities" during the pandemic
Well Pharmacy will award a payment to around 6,000 of its employees in recognition of their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the multiple has...
15/05/2020 12 News