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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.

Access C+D’s coronavirus hub to stay up to date with the most recent COVID-19 developments, and community pharmacy’s role in tackling the outbreak.

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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

NPA: Reduction may be linked to an “increased workload and pressures due to COVID-19”
There has been a “marked decrease” in the number of patient safety incidents flagged to the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) during the pandemic,...
02/07/2020 3 News
C+D spoke to Dr Mahendra Patel about the risk assessments required to protect BAME pharmacy staff
02/07/2020 3 CPD
The extra funding is to help pharmacies meet the needs of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This funding for community pharmacy in Northern Ireland is in addition to existing funding and will be available until March 2021, health minister...
02/07/2020 2 News
Paying back advanced funding released by the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) to tackle COVID-19 could cause pharmacies in England to close...
01/07/2020 7 News
Mr Williams said the project commemorates pharmacy’s role in the COVID-19 response
Pharmacist Ade Williams has been photographed by Rankin in an NHS England campaign to highlight individuals who have played a critical role in the...
01/07/2020 1 News
The £20m brings the total advance funding for English pharmacies to £370m
Community pharmacies in England will receive an additional £20 million in “advance funding” by the beginning of July to aid with COVID-19 cashflow...
30/06/2020 4 News
The impact of COVID-19 could encourage permanent legislative change to allow pharmacists to make minor prescription changes, says Dr Toni Hazell
30/06/2020 7 Views
A “small minority” of pharmacies are seeking to profit from the pandemic, the GPhC and CMA said
The GPhC and the CMA have issued a joint warning to pharmacies after receiving reports of some businesses allegedly charging over the odds during the...
30/06/2020 8 News
Allowing re-registration pharmacists to provisionally join the register without an assessment raises questions about the exam, says Laura Buckley
29/06/2020 2 Views
The Welsh government will be “engaging with key stakeholders, including pharmacies”
Community pharmacies in Wales will be consulted about plans to ask patients to “phone first” before attending A&E this winter, the Welsh...
29/06/2020 0 News