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Cambridgeshire Police: A small amount of pain medication was taken from the Boots pharmacy
The 34-year-old woman from Cambridge was arrested on August 8 on suspicion of fraud after impersonating a General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)...
19/08/2019 7
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NHS CFA: Pharmacy owner fraud is estimated to cost the NHS £108m annually
Last year, the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) said it would crack down on alleged pharmacy contractor fraud, which it claimed was “...
12/08/2019 4
The NHS BSA is looking for a digital company to analyse its pharmacy data over a two-year period
In a procurement notice posted on the government’s digital marketplace last week (July 4), the NHS BSA calls for a “predictive analytics partner” to...
09/07/2019 7
The panel faced criticism from MPs over the "complicated" prescription exemption system
Pharmacists have a duty to provide “patient-centred care”, Keith Ridge stressed, which includes guiding patients “through the system” to help them...
05/07/2019 44
The history of pharmacy extends into ancient times, when the cultivation of plants played a key role in the compounding of cures for ailments....
14/06/2019 8
The NHSCFA and the NHS Business Services Authority will share pharmacy data to identify “potential fraud by contractors”, it said in its business...
14/06/2019 3
Pharmacies still had to perform standard exemption checks in more than half of piloted cases
The real-time exemption checking (RTEC) system – which is currently being used in four pharmacies in Manchester, Oldham, Leeds and Cleethorpes –...
17/05/2019 13
NHS estimates it lost £212m in 2017-18 from people incorrectly claiming exemption
The number of prescription checks has “significantly increased” over the past five years – from 750,000 in 2014-15 to 24 million by 2018-19 –...
14/05/2019 12
NPA: Pharmacists and their teams should ensure prescriber details are authentic
Greater Manchester Police has told the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) that a number of pharmacies in South Manchester – “particularly [in]...
07/03/2019 17
Isabel Finch (centre) was praised for her investigation into alleged pharmacy fraud
Isabel Finch was crowned Newcomer of the Year, with judges commending her for securing exclusive comments from pharmacy minister Steve Brine –...
28/01/2019 2

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