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Cathy Harrison: We need to consider implications of pharmacists moving into GP practices
The country’s Department of Health announced in November 2018 that £2.1 million would be allocated to launch a “Pharmacy First” minor ailments...
08/04/2019 0
Up to 8,000 fixed-time appointments are available at 30 pharmacies until September
Under the GP2Pharmacy pilot – which launched last month and will run until September – patients are triaged by their GP practice and offered one of 8...
14/02/2019 18
Devon LPC is piloting GP appointments in two pharmacies (credit: Barry Barnes/Shutterstock.com)
Updated NHS England planning guidance on improving access to general practice, published in February, called for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs...
31/10/2018 1
City and Hackney LPC: Identifying socially vulnerable patients will be difficult
NHS England London – the regional body that commissions pharmacy services across the capital – told C+D last month it will stop the minor ailments...
22/08/2018 0
LPC chair: Number of patients using the service is "relatively small"
Leicester City CCG is running a patient survey until September 9 to decide “whether to continue” the 'Pharmacy First' scheme. Launching the survey on...
16/08/2018 7
Pharmacies in the scheme are reimbursed £5 per consultation and the cost of any medicine supplied
Since June, patients in Dudley, Sandwell and West Birmingham, and Wolverhampton CCGs have been able to access advice and treatment from participating...
14/08/2018 7
EXCLUSIVE
London will become an extended pilot site for the digital minor illness referral scheme
NHS England London – the regional body that commissions pharmacy services across the capital – told C+D last week (July 16) it will stop the minor...
23/07/2018 9
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O'Briens in Fleetwood Health Centre was one of the first pharmacies to offer the service (credit: © 2018 Google, image capture: March 2017)
Fylde and Wyre clinical commissioning group (CCG) announced last month (June 7) that it would stop its ‘Pharmacy+’ minor ailments service on July 1,...
04/07/2018 16
Andrew Evans: Wales is lucky to have ministers who are champions of the sector
In March, Andrew Evans, the chief pharmaceutical officer for Wales, announced the successful rollout of the Choose Pharmacy scheme – which includes a...
21/06/2018 0
Julie Cooper: Lack of a national minor ailments scheme is "hugely disappointing"
The pharmacy minister “confirmed to me in writing” on May 3 that a national minor ailments service will “not be happening”, the Labour MP for Burnley...
21/05/2018 6

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