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E.g., 18/07/2018
E.g., 18/07/2018
Should you tell your pre-reg they are not cut out for a career in pharmacy?
You have serious concerns about a pre-registration trainee who works in your pharmacy. He is disorganised, and your system of checks has revealed...
17/07/2018 1
NHS England has listed 35 conditions where OTC sales should replace prescriptions
Guidance published by NHS England in March advises GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
12/07/2018 0
PSNC's Simon Dukes
For nearly five years, Simon Dukes was chief executive of Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, where he oversaw complex investigations into...
11/07/2018 3
Mr Hunt, the longest-serving secretary of state for health, had a fraught relationship with the sector
Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle yesterday (July 9) means that Jeremy Hunt has left the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) after...
10/07/2018 5
“The NPA is not in aggression mode at all, but I will also not let things go”
Nitin Sodha’s appointment as National Pharmacy Association (NPA) chair in April was somewhat overshadowed by board member Mike Hewitson’s resignation...
07/07/2018 35
The High Court ruled that Dr Bawa-Garba must be struck off to maintain "public confidence"
The case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba shook the medical profession, and the outcome of a review of the case has implications for the whole of healthcare,...
03/07/2018 0
Steve Brine: We know opioid addiction is a huge problem in countries like the United States
In January, Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to investigate why the prescribing of “addictive medicines” has risen by 3% over the...
28/06/2018 0
In April, with the subject of equal pay and gender equality high on the national agenda, C+D exclusively revealed that there is an equal pay gap – in...
27/06/2018 9
Part one of the GPhC pre-reg assessment is made up of 40 calculation questions
Your pre-reg has their GPhC registration exam this week, so you decide to give them two calculation questions to complete. After checking their...
26/06/2018 1
personal grooming and hygiene
Your pre-registration pharmacist is a lovely, bright young man, and a good employee. But he takes no care of his appearance and has a hygiene problem...
25/06/2018 5