The NHS Business Standards Authority (BSA) began the process of phasing out plastic exemption cards for prescription prepayment certificates and...
From this month, pharmacy teams in England will no longer be able to dispense NHS prescriptions for any gluten-free items other than bread and mixes...
The eight treatments are the latest in a range of medicines and services that NHS England has said should not be routinely prescribed, because they...
The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) decided last week that gluten-free “bread and [flour] mixes only” should remain available on...
The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) decided that “bread and [flour] mixes only” should remain available across England, it announced today...
Following a public consultation on 18 treatments, NHS said it will “press ahead” with guidance to GPs and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to end...
In a support alert published on its website yesterday (August 23), the RPS said that “some CCGs” are looking to reduce the routine prescribing of...
The news in March that NHS England was considering slashing 10 items and services from prescriptions in order to save money instantly prompted debate...
“Don’t expect the poor foot soldiers [of pharmacy] to deliver the unpleasant messages in the NHS,” said Sandra Gidley, during a roundtable debate...
*/ As part of the event, we will consider what impact the proposed changes could have on pharmacists, patients and the NHS as a whole. You can read...
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