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LPC claims CCG's app deal will take prescriptions away from pharmacies
NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley CCG has partnered with digital health company Healthera, to provide mobile-based
Pharmacy recruitment issues may contribute to staffing level concerns
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) wrote to five pharmacy organisations across the sector after evidence
Pharmacies able to manage script submissions digitally by April 2019
The resubmissions, or “refer back process”, whereby prescription applications are sent back to pharmacies for more
One university had pass rate below 60% in June GPhC pre-reg exam
The university had a pass rate of 57% – and was the only university where less than 60% of students sitting the exam
Boots' independent prescribers help it to ace CQC inspection
In March, the CQC announced a "programme of inspections" into digital healthcare providers in the UK, which it said
Online pharmacy addresses CQC's warnings on patient safety
In March, the CQC announced a "programme of inspections" into "digital healthcare providers" in the UK, which will "
GPhC: Only 'trivial gifts' will avoid conflicts of interest
In a joint statement signed by the GPhC and eight other health regulators – including the General Medical Council (GMC
GPhC: Managers must prioritise patient safety over targets
In a consultation document published yesterday (July 20), the GPhC said managers have a “significant influence over the
UPDATED: August concessionary prices announced
Drug Strength Form Price Betahistine 8mg tablets (84) £6.33 Betahistine 16mg tablets (84) £11.05 Buspirone
July concessionary prices updated
Initial concessionary prices for July were announced last week. */ Drug Strength Form Price Olanzapine 7.5mg
C+D’s first impressions of the new BNF app
This free-to-download app – available since June 26, but officially launched yesterday (July 13) – replaces the
July concessionary prices announced
*/ Drug Strength Form Price Betahistine 16mg tablets (84) £11.95 Betahistine 8mg tablets (84) £5.85
Honey or OTC options – what does the new Nice guidance on cough say?
Coughs and colds are one of the most common reasons patients seek advice from community pharmacy – and even more so at
How will you handle parents still expecting free headlice treatments?
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions.
What can community pharmacy do to prevent a UK opioid epidemic?
In January, Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to investigate why the prescribing of “addictive
Was switching an antimalarial from POM to P med the right move?
In July 2017, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved the switch of a atovaquone/
Fourth set of concessionary prices announced for August
This announcement is the fourth for the month, following eight prices announced on August 17, 10 on August 22 and
Third set of concessionary prices announced for August
*/ Drug Strength Form Price Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules (5) £9.00 Lamotrigine
Further 10 items receive concessionary prices for August
*/ Drug Strength Form Price Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules (5) £16.56
HRA Pharma launches EllaOne campaign to remove EHC 'stigma'
The 'Morning After Manners' campaign – launched this month – aims to “encourage both men and women to make responsible
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Autism: symptoms and diagnoses
From this pharmacy CPD module on autism you will learn: What autism is and how it can be described The causes of this disorder, and the...
Drug use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
In this module you will learn: More about the medicines that can have a negative consequence on pregnant and breastfeeding patients The medicines...
Can you treat this bulbous nose?
You are working at a supermarket's in-store pharmacy, when a man in his 70s approaches the counter. You can see at once that he has a large, bulbous...
Case studies: Enzyme inducers and inhibitors
In this module you will learn: More about the inducers and inhibitors of the cytochrome P450 enzyme system Some of the interactions that exist with...
Quiz: What are these white nail lines?
In-depth AF case study: the answers revealed
Mr Carlton, 78, has come into your pharmacy with his wife. He appears distressed, and is complaining of shortness of breath and discomfort in his...
Drugs in the young: part 1
From this module you will learn: The various stages of development, from birth to adolescence The pharmacokinetic changes that occur in newborns,...
From this module you will learn: How bipolar disorder differs from mood swings and how changes occur over several months That several subtypes of...
Sickle cell disease
From this module you will learn: The definition, cause and incidence of sickle cell disease Common symptoms and diagnosis Management, particularly...
Interactive quiz: Theophylline
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