The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) is working with NHS England to identify which of the 500 OTC medicines with an “EU touchpoint” are “...
When the NPA asked pharmacists to specify where in the dispensing process errors were occurring, it identified that “a lot of mistakes happen...when...
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
Guidance published by NHS England in March advises GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
Last month, NHS England published a list of 35 conditions it described as “self-limiting” or “suitable for self-care”, and for which it wants to see...
“People will be alarmed that some pharmacists are missing out on asking their customers the basics.” That’s what Which? magazine editor Ben Clissit...
Mike Hewitson: Proposals are "totally impractical" NHS England is currently consulting on the prescribing of NHS medicines for patients with...
The Which? investigation earlier this month showed up some interesting results – although not completely unsurprising to me. The consumer charity...
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” according to philosopher George Santayana. History certainly seemed to be repeating...
As part of its latest pharmacy investigation, the consumer charity sent undercover reporters into 42 pharmacies, supermarkets and discount stores, to...
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