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Training providers' pass rates in the June registration exam varied by 40 percentage points
Ninety-seven percent of Superdrug’s candidates passed the June 2018 registration exam, according to General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) data of...
16/01/2019 0 News
The partnership – announced this month – aims to raise awareness of the importance of good foot health, RB said. The College of Podiatry is a London...
16/01/2019 0 News
Well still views its "essential pharmacy" as a "work in progress"
Last November, Well Pharmacy unveiled its first "essential pharmacy", a branch in Northenden, Manchester, which the multiple "ripped down" and "...
16/01/2019 0 Features
Sheila Evans comes into the pharmacy and you can tell she’s in a bad mood. Tentatively, you ask if she's OK. “Well I’m OK, but Brian definitely isn’...
16/01/2019 0 CPD
Last night's parliamentary vote brought the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit closer
MPs rejected the Prime Minister’s proposed deal on Britain leaving the EU last night (January 15) by 230 votes. The default option if no new...
15/01/2019 4 News
Lloydspharmacy sore throat service £4.99
The £4.99 service for patients aged over 18 – which is available across 600 Lloydspharmacy branches in England, Scotland and Wales – is delivered by...
15/01/2019 0 News
I am a bit embarrassed to admit it, but I have never actually submitted a yellow card report. In fact, my lack of knowledge about what to submit...
15/01/2019 0 Views
Anne Hutchings has predicted larger pharmacy chains will sell off more branches in 2019
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee warned last year that contractors in England would feel the effect of the 3p reduction in the...
15/01/2019 0 News
PSNC welcomed Steve Brine's commitment to reimbursement reforms
In its long-term plan, published last week (January 7), NHS England said it aims to “explore further efficiencies” in community pharmacy, by...
14/01/2019 4 News
The NPA said allowing pharmacies to substitute medicines was insufficient to deal with shortages
The proposed amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012, which the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) said will go before parliament “...
14/01/2019 7 News
Pharmacy Complete principal associate Mike Holden and managing director Deborah Evans
Mike Holden and Deborah Evans, the team behind training provider Pharmacy Complete, both have excellent pharmacy credentials. Principal associate...
14/01/2019 0 Features
Alan Kurtz: I have no doubt things will get worse
With just 77 days until the UK’s exit from the European Union, and Prime Minister Theresa May yet to secure parliament backing for her Brexit deal,...
11/01/2019 8 Features
The kit costs £9.99, while the follow-up consultation and prescribed medicines cost £14.99
The service allows customers to test for infection at home using a urine kit, following a consultation with a pharmacist or “pharmacy advisor”, Boots...
11/01/2019 6 News
The C+D Salary Survey revealed significant variation in pay and satisfaction across the UK
Over the past 11 years, the C+D Salary Survey has documented how the nature of life as a locum in community pharmacy has changed – whether that is...
11/01/2019 2 Features
Prescribing Support Services also delivers NHS-commissioned clinical services
McKesson UK announced it had acquired Prescribing Support Services and Optimed Healthcare – which operates under Prescribing Support Services – both...
10/01/2019 10 News
CPS: It is clear minor ailments service is extremely popular
Of the 1,121 Scottish patients who accessed the national pharmacy minor ailments service and responded to a survey – which ran from June-July 2018 –...
10/01/2019 3 News
When I was choosing a career path, I knew it was going to be health-related. However, I was 101% sure it wouldn’t be as a doctor. The thought of...
10/01/2019 8 Views
Keith Ridge: NHS long-term plan builds on strengths of pharmacy in hospitals
In its long-awaited strategy document, published on Monday (January 7), the commissioner said it aims to “explore further efficiencies” in community...
09/01/2019 5 News
NHS England: The pilot follows the success of pharmacy referrals from NHS 111
The “pharmacy connection scheme” referred to in NHS England’s long-term plan, published on Monday (January 7), would be set up by clinical...
09/01/2019 7 News
NHS England: The sector continues to flag shortcomings in the reimbursement system
In its long-awaited long-term plan, published on Monday (January 7), NHS England said it aim­­s to “explore further efficiencies” in community...
09/01/2019 10 News
From this CPD module on cellulitis you will learn about: The causes, symptoms and diagnosis of cellulitis How the condition is managed, including...
08/01/2019 0 CPD
PSNC: We have been pressing for reform to reimbursement arrangements for a number of years
In its long-awaited long-term plan, published yesterday (January 7), NHS England revealed an aim to “explore further efficiencies” in community...
08/01/2019 1 News
Sandra Gidley gave a "cautious welcome" to the NHS's long-term plan
In its long-awaited long-term plan, published yesterday (January 7), NHS England said it aim­­s to “explore further efficiencies” in community...
08/01/2019 11 News
Are you responsible for your pharmacist's behaviour at a work social event?
You recently organised a Christmas drinks evening for your pharmacy staff at a local pub, and put some money behind the bar. You left early, but...
08/01/2019 1 Features
In its long-awaited long-term plan, published today, the commissioning body said it aims to “make greater use of community pharmacists' skills and...
07/01/2019 6 News
C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart spoke to Professor Simon Gaisford from University College London’s school of pharmacy to find out more about...
07/01/2019 1 CPD
Of the 53 contractors who responded to the C+D Salary Survey 2018 in October – 88% of whom were based in England – 64% said they were unprepared for...
04/01/2019 12 News
Boots said it will consider implementing touch-screen technology in its pharmacies
The multiple announced yesterday (January 3) it had bought Wiggly-Amps – which develops systems including an online consultation service – for an...
04/01/2019 10 News
Marisa Maciborka won her C+D Award – for Pre-registration Graduate of the Year 2018 – for her work at Bedminster Pharmacy in Bristol. But her path to...
04/01/2019 0 Features
Dosecare has assured "undisrupted service to all pharmacies and care home suppliers"
In October, pharmacies were given six weeks to find a new MDS supplier, after Biodose’s parent company Protomed announced it would close the business...
03/01/2019 9 News
Nurofen for Children
The OnePoll survey – which had 2,000 respondents and ran throughout October – found that 64% of parents worry about how best to treat their child’s...
03/01/2019 0 News
Me, a C+D blogger – who’d have thought it? I’m so excited to join C+D's blogging team having read this iconic journal for rather too many decades...
03/01/2019 2 Views
Walgreens Boots Alliance believes the programme can "counter the trading pressure we are facing"
Walgreens Boots Alliance announced plans for a three-year programme – which will aim to save $1bn annually by the end of its third year – alongside...
03/01/2019 10 News
Tamiflu can now be dispensed for flu treatment and prophylaxis
In a Chief Medical Officer alert issued on December 31, the Department of Health and Social Care said “surveillance data” had indicated an increase...
02/01/2019 0 News
"Whatever 2019 brings, C+D will inform, champion and support pharmacists and pharmacy staff"
Community pharmacy underwent such a dramatic journey over the past 12 months that it made England’s World Cup adventure look positively dull. While...
02/01/2019 0 Features
At this festive time of year, it’s hard to know what to get for that difficult-to-please colleague in the pharmacy. We’re usually surrounded by...
24/12/2018 1 Views
“Boots, Lloydspharmacy, supermarkets – it's all the same. You will just be stacking shelves with medicine.” I was told this by a long-term friend (...
24/12/2018 14 Views
DH: The advice to community pharmacists is not going to change
Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get parliament to back her deal for Brexit last week (December 11), prompting the government to implement its...
21/12/2018 5 News
Martin Sawer: Healthcare representatives should face medicines supply "flashpoints" together
The “daily war room” meetings could share information from across the supply chain, with the aim of preventing shortages, Healthcare Distribution...
21/12/2018 2 News
An initial 23 concessionary prices for the month were announced on December 14, followed by a further 24 concessionary prices announced on December...
21/12/2018 4 News
Plans announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) will extend the remit of pharmacists, enabling them to dispense alternative...
21/12/2018 7 Views
Generics pricing and shortages contributed to a 3.5% drop in pharmacy sales
Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance blamed “approximately half of the decline” on “weak UK market conditions and the balance due to exceptional...
20/12/2018 7 News
GSK will have a 68% stake in the new business, entitled GSK Consumer Healthcare
GSK will have a 68% stake in the joint venture, which will bring its Sensodyne, Voltaren and Panadol brands and Pfizer’s Advil, Centrum and Caltrate...
20/12/2018 0 News
Nurofen
The OnePoll survey – which had 2,000 respondents and ran throughout October – indicated that “social commitments, entertaining and online shopping...
20/12/2018 0 News
Haroon Mahmood: Going above and beyond doesn’t require you to be Superman
Haroon Mahmood is the first-ever Above and Beyond Award-winner. Mr Mahmood topped the online C+D reader poll early this year with his account of...
20/12/2018 2 Features
Well Pharmacy has informed data protection regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office
A document – sent as an email attachment to an undisclosed number of Well locums last week (December 11) – included individuals’ names, addresses,...
20/12/2018 5 News
An initial 23 concessionary prices for December were announced last week. */ Drug Strength Form Price Allopurinol 100mg tablets (28) £1.90...
19/12/2018 4 News
Of the 40 contractors in England who responded to the survey – which ran throughout October – none experienced a rise in personal income, while 17%...
19/12/2018 29 News
The C+D Salary Survey 2018 – which ran throughout October – revealed that 83% of contractors in England experienced a drop in their income in the...
19/12/2018 0 Features
Contractors in England say funding cuts were the biggest threat to their business in 2018
The C+D Salary Survey 2018 – which ran throughout October – has revealed that 83% of contractors in England experienced a decrease in their personal...
19/12/2018 1 Features
From this pharmacy CPD module on sepsis you will learn about: The importance of being aware of the signs of sepsis and early treatment The causes...
18/12/2018 0 CPD
The University of Sussex pharmacy degree course had a maximum capacity of 50 students a year
The university announced last Friday (December 14) that it will not take new students onto its pharmacy degree from September 2019, due to low uptake...
18/12/2018 13 News
Previously patients could only take an electronic prescription to a nominated pharmacy
A pilot of the electronic prescription service (EPS) Phase 4 has been rolled out in eight GP practices in Greater Manchester, Essex, south-east...
18/12/2018 6 News
Usually, I’m happy to get something for nothing, and “free” is my favourite price. But when it comes to professional services, there are several...
18/12/2018 2 Views
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 News
*/ Drug Strength Form Price Allopurinol 300mg tablets (28) £4.59 Amisulpride 50mg tablets (60) £5.09 Amisulpride 100mg tablets (60...
17/12/2018 2 News
Ian Strachan: I felt it was important the NPA stand up for its members against Pharmacy2U
Last Friday (December 14), the High Court dismissed Pharmacy2U’s attempt to obtain the names, addresses and contact details of all National Pharmacy...
17/12/2018 14 News
C+D Salary Survey data reveals there's been a positive increase of 79p in the average hourly locum pay rate in the UK. This is improved remuneration...
17/12/2018 5 Views
The MHRA said pack sizes of lidocaine teething gels will be restricted to 10g
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said yesterday (December 13) that packaging with the P logo will be available in...
14/12/2018 2 News

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