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Manufacturer Seqirus said the final batch of Fluad vaccines will be delivered by the end of this week
Last month, Kate Adjei, manager at Nories Pharmacy in Horsham, West Sussex, told C+D she was having to turn patients away because her pharmacy had...
16/11/2018 8 News
The GPhC cited both the World Cup and Wimbeldon as potential reasons for the drop in concerns
The number of fitness-to-practise concerns received by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) saw a "marked reduction", from 681 for April-June to...
16/11/2018 6 News
NHS's fraud organisation claims pharmacy is one of 13 areas which cost health service £1.29bn
The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has declared war on fraud within the NHS in England. Last month, the government announced a crackdown...
16/11/2018 8 Features
The court dismissed Pfizer’s attempt to prevent generic pregabalin from being used to treat certain types of pain, such as neuropathic pain,...
15/11/2018 0 News
Pfizer argued its branded pregabalin should be the only version prescribed for pain
The legal battle was last seen in the Court of Appeal in 2016, which upheld the previous year’s High Court decision that Pfizer’s patent for...
15/11/2018 2 News
Superdrug has described a growing customer demand for anti-wrinkle treatments
In August, Superdrug piloted its ‘skin renew service’ – which includes Botox injections and dermal fillers priced from £99 – for over 25-year-olds,...
15/11/2018 0 Features
You are on the counter just after opening the pharmacy, as your usual counter assistant is running 15 minutes late. Rachel Burden comes in, on her...
15/11/2018 0 CPD
From this pharmacy CPD module you will learn: What Lyme disease is and how it is spread by ticks The symptoms of tick bites and advice about tick...
14/11/2018 0 CPD
As part of a 12-week consultation – which the regulator expects to launch in January – the GPhC will propose universities interview pharmacy students...
14/11/2018 2 News
HDA: Mr Main will address immediate issues such as Brexit and the FMD
Mr Main joined the organisation in October having spent 12 years at Alliance Healthcare – the last eight of which as managing director – before...
14/11/2018 0 News
The way I see it is that people in senior roles should have some leadership skills, but that isn’t to say that they should necessarily be managers....
14/11/2018 4 Views
Going to university equips you with the clinical knowledge required to complete your MPharm degree. However, it does not equip you with leadership...
13/11/2018 0 Views
GPhC: "We believe it is the right time to prompt more innovative thinking"
As part of a 12-week consultation – which it expects to launch in January – the GPhC will propose integrating the five years of initial education and...
13/11/2018 8 News
Contractor Sandeep Khosla said £25,000 worth of his Biodose heat sealers could become redundant
Biodose manufacturer Protomed announced last month (October 23) that “after careful consideration”, it would close the business on November 30. The...
13/11/2018 5 News
DH: We are actively working to establish new contractual arrangements for community pharmacy
Wholesaler Ethigen – which supplies medicines to “a significant number” of pharmacies in Northern Ireland – has warned that the company is “...
12/11/2018 0 News
GPhC: A common argument was that surprise inspections might not show pharmacy in its true light
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) proposed making inspections “unannounced as a general rule” – a potential shift from the current policy of...
12/11/2018 9 News
When I was little, I used to dream I had superpowers and could fly. Proper arms-outstretched, legs-back flying – so much so that I would sleep laid...
12/11/2018 2 Views
PSNC: A national pharmacy EHC service could help support NHS England's urgent care agenda
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) also suggested pharmacies across England should be commissioned to provide smoking cessation...
09/11/2018 3 News
Leyla Hannbeck: More patients collecting prescriptions can increase the stress in pharmacy
Approximately 50% of the errors reported to the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) in the three months to September involved mistakes as medicines...
09/11/2018 18 News
I’ve been struggling with an identity crisis for a while now, which has finally resolved itself – thanks to a recent patient encounter. I have...
09/11/2018 3 Views
NPA: Incidents of patients receiving the wrong medicine increased 17% this quarter
When the NPA asked pharmacists to specify where in the dispensing process errors were occurring, it identified that “a lot of mistakes happen...when...
08/11/2018 22 News
In increasingly difficult times in the community sector, pharmacy owners are looking for new income streams to support the NHS model. At the moment...
08/11/2018 1 Views
Nurofen
The patch – which launched last week (October 31) – contains ibuprofen which is dissolved in the adhesive of the patch and maintained in fluid form...
08/11/2018 0 News
The vote marks the final stage of the six-year dispute between Boots and the PDA Union
The vote marks the “final stages” of the long-running dispute, the union said, which dates back to January 2012, when the PDA Union called for...
08/11/2018 6 News
Mr Bacon, who was also regional director of the NHS in London, joined the CCA – which represents Boots, Lloydspharmacy, Well, Rowlands and Superdrug...
07/11/2018 5 News
The university stressed that “no decision has yet been taken” on the viability of the course
The consultation – announced on October 10 – questions the viability of the course, as “the demand to study pharmacy at the University of Sussex has...
07/11/2018 7 News
C+D spoke to the Scottish government's Alpana Mair about reducing patients' medicines burden
C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart spoke to Alpana Mair, head of effective prescribing and therapeutics at the Scottish government, to find out...
07/11/2018 0 CPD
I’m not naïve. I know that there won’t be an abundance of jobs at the end of my time studying pharmacy at university – that just isn’t the case...
07/11/2018 7 Views
Capital Locums is a specialist recruitment agency for the supply of Pharmaceutical staff. Over the last 30 years we have built up a personal service...
06/11/2018 0 Company
Matt Hancock said he would visit a pharmacy in Derbyshire later this month (credit: Parliament)
Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday (November 5), Mr Hancock said he looked to the French model for inspiration on “keeping people out of...
06/11/2018 12 News
Nine in 10 people agree that talking with a pharmacist will “help you get the most from your medicines and minimises your risk of harm”, according to...
06/11/2018 1 Views
I don't often attend pharmacy conferences because when I’m not working I at least try and have a social life, plus I don't particularly like to...
06/11/2018 7 Views
Hirsutism causes excessive hair growth in androgen-dependent areas
From this pharmacy CPD module on hirsutism you will learn about: The common and rare causes of hirsutism Its symptoms and how they lead to a...
06/11/2018 0 CPD
CPNI's Gerard Greene (left) called on the APPG to "intervene on our behalf"
Pharmacy owners have “a matter of weeks”, and “certainly no more than a couple of months”, before they will be forced to close as a result of the...
06/11/2018 0 News
Matt Hancock: The vision will require greater funding for pre-primary, primary and community care
Launching its ‘Prevention is better than cure’ strategy this morning (November 5), the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) said it will “put...
05/11/2018 5 News
It’s that time of year again, when I reinstate my love-hate relationship with the national pharmacy flu vaccination service. It’s one of those things...
05/11/2018 4 Views
The anonymous writers – of whom the first five are being revealed today (see below) – will shed light on different aspects of pharmacy in 2018. Hear...
05/11/2018 5 News
For pharmacies who are looking to increase their visibility and attract more patients, social media is a crucial and cost-effective starting point....
02/11/2018 0 Views
An initial nine concessionary prices for October were announced last week, with a further 15 agreed on Monday.   */ Drug Strength Form Price...
02/11/2018 3 News
39% of over-65s had received a flu jab by October 21
Across this patient group, 39.4% had received a flu jab this season by October 21, compared with 53.7% by the same date in 2017, according to data...
02/11/2018 12 News
Boots' current Axa insurance does not extend to primary care settings
All Boots employees are already covered by insurer Axa, the multiple explained, but this coverage does not extend to “when they are working outside...
02/11/2018 5 News
DH board chair Ken Jarrold: There is still work left to make sure we have got it right
A raft of proposals aimed at “clarifying” the role of superintendent and responsible pharmacists was set out by the Department of Health and Social...
01/11/2018 11 News
PSNC: Pharmacies should be aware prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines may be presented
The rescheduling of cannabis-derived medicinal products from schedule 1 to schedule 2 under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 was laid before...
01/11/2018 3 News
Is the common belief that pregnant women need to 'eat for two' true?
Shreya Patel is at the counter, and you ask how her pregnancy is progressing. “Everything was fine with the baby at my scan last week, and I’m...
01/11/2018 0 CPD
Increasing pharmacists' responsibilities has implications for insurance premiums
Pharmacists’ clinical role has rapidly expanded over recent years, with more individuals working in general practice, as independent prescribers, and...
01/11/2018 1 Features
GSK's distribution model is changing from direct-to-pharmacy to a reduced wholesaler model
The "temporary interruption" to distribution – which began on Monday (October 29) – is to "facilitate the transition from a direct-to-pharmacy model...
31/10/2018 2 News
McKesson: Recent "flat funding" agreement in England is "incrementally positive news"
The company announced that revenue in its European pharmaceutical solutions division – which includes Lloydspharmacy and wholesaler AAH – was $6.6...
31/10/2018 8 News
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 Features
The Future High Streets Fund of £675 million will include “a high streets taskforce to support local leadership, and funding to strengthen community...
30/10/2018 1 News
The first cohort submitting CPD for revalidation must do so by October 31
The first cohort submitting CPD entries for the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) revalidation process coincides with the registration renewal...
30/10/2018 1 CPD
From this pharmacy CPD module on female infertility you will learn about: The prevalence of female infertility The tests performed to try and...
30/10/2018 0 CPD
The Boots branch on Stonehenge Walk officially reopened yesterday
The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) declared the Boots on Stonehenge Walk, in Amesbury near Salisbury “safe to return to...
30/10/2018 3 News
You are aware a prospective pharmacy technician has a condition that causes severe vision problems
You have been interviewing candidates for a pharmacy technician post, and have a shortlist of two individuals. During their interview, one candidate...
30/10/2018 7 Features
An initial nine concessionary prices for October were announced last week. */ Drug Strength Form Price Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops (5) £3.17...
29/10/2018 2 News
Pharmacy in Asda
Departments that may lose staff include Asda’s petrol stations, bakeries and clothing brand George, as well as its back office, it told C+D today (...
29/10/2018 5 News
Last year, Bedminster Pharmacy’s efforts to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer were an example of the unique ways community pharmacy can deliver...
29/10/2018 0 Views
Philip Hammond's promised to publish a NHS 10-year plan "shortly"
Prime Minister Theresa May announced in June that the budget for NHS England will increase by £20.5bn a year for the next five years. When asked by C...
29/10/2018 16 News
Fraud involves dishonesty or deliberate deception. It’s worth emphasising this, because some NHS officials tend to throw the word “fraud” around when...
26/10/2018 7 Views
The 175g Nutilis Clear tins without red labels are an older version of the product that “could lead to a patient safety issue” with swallowing, as...
26/10/2018 0 News
The DH has enlisted pharmacists to check whether a patient is exempt before dispensing
Earlier this month (October 14), the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) announced a pilot – due to begin next year – which would see “data-...
26/10/2018 20 News

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