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The GPhC won’t wait six years to introduce prescribing to pharmacists’ training
Pharmacists completing the foundation training year in 2022 will not be registered as independent prescribers at the point of registration – which is...
16/12/2020 17
Prescribing skills should be an integral part of the five years of study
Under proposals that would apply across the UK, outlined by NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) and Health Education England (HEE) in July,...
12/11/2020 7
It’s a Monday lunchtime and I’m doing a ward round at a local care home when they ask me to see a new resident. Maud is 93 years old and has advanced...
01/04/2020 9
Sandra Gidley: Framework will help community pharmacists in particular
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) released its competency framework for designated prescribing practitioners last month (December 19), which Ms...
09/01/2020 1
The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) is becoming “increasingly concerned about incidents of unsafe practice”, after seeing a rise in the number...
20/11/2019 28
The GPhC scrapped its proposal to remove the need for trainees to have patient-facing experience
At present, only doctors can supervise pharmacist independent prescribers during their training. But the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)...
17/12/2018 12
Increasing pharmacists' responsibilities has implications for insurance premiums
Pharmacists’ clinical role has rapidly expanded over recent years, with more individuals working in general practice, as independent prescribers, and...
01/11/2018 1
I’m pleased to report that our latest supervised consumption patient only lasted two weeks before I received the call from a local prison to say he...
08/09/2017 1
In March, the CQC announced a "programme of inspections" into digital healthcare providers in the UK, which it said would "prioritise those services...
25/08/2017 2
We at the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) are commonly asked by community pharmacy teams whether certain items can be dispensed...
01/12/2016 3

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