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The GPhC has issued a warning to a superintendent and responsible pharmacist regarding the supply of codeine linctus, while other related FtP investigations continue, it has said.
Contractors in England will receive a single activity fee of £1.29 per item from next month, following the £49 million quarterly category M reduction in July, PSNC has said.
The CMA has slapped more than £100 million worth of fines on Advanz Pharma, HgCapital and Cinven after it concluded that the price of a thyroid drug was inflated by 1,110%.
Pharmacies should exhaust their existing stock of Innova lateral flow test kits first when Alliance Healthcare starts delivering a new brand of rapid COVID-19 tests, PSNC has said.
Sixteen community pharmacies in Northern Ireland have started offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the health minister has announced.
Some patients in Hampshire have allegedly cancelled their pharmacy flu jab bookings after a GP surgery warned of vaccine wastage if they did not book with them, C+D understands.
The owner of Thomas Bell Pharmacy in Cumbria has praised the “outpouring of support” from the community after his pharmacy was vandalised with anti-vax graffiti.
Pharmacies not being granted state indemnity insurance for COVID-19 vaccinations from November is “unfair” and “extraordinary”, sector bodies have said.
A Gloucester pharmacist has been thanked for his “quick-thinking” and for potentially saving his colleague’s life after he correctly identified her as having a heart attack.
The regulatory body has approved new standards for handling fitness-to-practise (FtP) cases. Lawyer Susan Hunneyball sets out what changes we can expect to see.
Integrated care systems (ICSs) may be responsible for the local commissioning of pharmacy services from April 2022 – following government approval – NHSE&I has confirmed.
What is the secret to living a long, healthy life? Pharmacist Graham Phillips, who won the 2020 C+D Health Initiative of the Year Award, dispenses his pills of wisdom
Superdrug has attributed its 79% decline in pre-tax profit in 2020 to the “severe impact of the pandemic”, while its online pharmacy services grew 132% over the same period.
A Hampshire-based LPC is investigating its chair after claims of discriminatory and potentially racist behaviours were lodged by a member of the committee, C+D has learned.
Well has opened its consultation rooms as “comfort zones” for anyone who feels overwhelmed after the loosening of social distancing restrictions on July 19.
How should you prepare for pharmacokinetic (PK) and estimation of kidney function (EKF) calculation questions in the upcoming General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) exams?
The MHRA is planning to consult on introducing a legal requirement for pharmacists to supply sodium valproate in its original pack in a bid to support its safe use, the DH said.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is using TV and video advertising to promote the new formulation of its Sensodyne Repair & Protect Deep Repair toothpaste.
Registrants submitting revalidation records between May 1 and November 30 2021 will only need to submit a reflective account when renewing registration
Rowlands’ owner Phoenix UK has rebranded the Co-op Health digital platform to “Hey Pharmacist”, as it outlines ambitions for a new app and a collection and delivery service.
From the “flurry” of merger and acquisitions, to the increasing emergence of the “bricks-and-clicks” pharmacy – this C+D podcast considers how the sector performed during COVID-19
Three financial investors are reportedly tabling formal bids for Lloydspharmacy this week, as its American owner is allegedly planning its retreat.
Boots pharmacists and retail staff now wear body cams in more than 60 branches, as the multiple is concerned with the rise in “violence and abuse”, C+D can reveal.
PSNC has already started the recruitment process to appoint a new CEO, following Simon Dukes’s resignation from the role, it has announced.
A recent hit-piece by a GP showed some doctors need a real attitude adjustment when it comes to pharmacy if we are ever going to work well together, says pharmacist Tom Wilde.
Healthcare staff in England can avoid self-isolation if they have had two doses of COVID-19 vaccine and their absence could lead to a “significant risk of harm”, the DH has said.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) president has called for women’s health to be covered as a part of pharmacists’ undergraduate training, in a push for equal healthcare.
The DH, NHSE&I and PHE are preparing for the 2021/22 national flu programme to be the “most comprehensive” to date, as the influenza impact could be up to 50% greater.
Patients can use GOPO® Joint Health Plus Ginger as a supplement to look after their long-term joint health, according to manufacturer GR Lanes Health.
A Dudley pharmacist has described a “traumatic experience” where he helped a “really aggressive” patient when he had a seizure in the pharmacy.
The state indemnity scheme will not cover community pharmacy teams that take part in the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme, NHSE&I has confirmed.
Rowlands’ proposal to merge two of its branches in Swindon, south-west England, has been rejected by NHSE&I, following a campaign led by the local council.
Auden Mckenzie and Actavis UK (now Accord-UK) increased the price of 10mg and 20mg hydrocortisone tablets by more than 10,000% for almost a decade, a CMA investigation has found.
The IMPACTAgewell programme’s success at the C+D Awards 2020 shows the future is bright for integrated care working – especially with community pharmacy's involvement
The GPhC is considering updating its existing independent prescribing (IP) standards, by scrapping the two-year experience requirement to enrol on an IP course.
Patients and staff must continue to wear face coverings in all healthcare settings – including pharmacies – when COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, NHSE&I has said.
The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is now authorised for use in the UK. This article aims to provide a summary of the key information about the vaccine
Boots has opened bookings for its flu jab service about one month earlier than it would normally, as it plans for the “biggest ever flu vaccination season on record”.
All community pharmacies in England, including those with a “low capacity site”, have been invited to express an interest in delivering the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme.
Tomorrow (July 15) C+D will host its second annual racism in pharmacy webinar, to discuss what has changed in the past 12 months and what more needs to be done.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and other healthcare bodies have written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging for compulsory mask wearing to stay.
Earwax removal is no longer offered by most GPs, so patients are increasingly turning to community pharmacies for advice and treatment. C+D considers how to tap into this market
Community pharmacies in Northern Ireland are “well-placed” to deliver COVID-19 booster vaccines later this year as they administered 100,000 vaccinations in just over three months.
Two pharmacists have been jailed for illegally selling zolpidem pills worth an estimated black-market value of £600,000, the MHRA has announced.
The majority of pharmacy workers from a black or minority ethnic (BAME) background have experienced racial abuse from patients in the past six months, a C+D survey has revealed.
Bramox (midodrine hydrochloride), which can be used to treat severe low blood pressure in adults, is now available in 10mg tablets, manufacturer Brancaster Pharma has announced.
PSNC is looking at “other ways” to support contractors who may face cashflow issues at the beginning of next year after repaying part of the £370 million advance funding.
For community pharmacies to be an effective part of a health service, they need to be paid for the value they provide patients, not just medicine they dispense, says Sónia Queirós.
More than two thirds of pharmacy workers from a Pakistani background have suffered racial abuse from a colleague in the past six months, a C+D survey has revealed.
There have not been any discussions yet around charging patients for the lateral flow test kits supplied via the Pharmacy Collect service, PSNC has said following media reports.
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee chief has implored contractors to claim for all their COVID-19 costs or face paying for the pandemic on the Treasury’s behalf.
Well pharmacy teams will respect customers who may decide not to wear face masks once COVID-19 restrictions are loosened, the multiple has told C+D.
Primary care as a whole, not just community pharmacy, can influence ICSs’ strategy and clinical priorities, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has said.
Dispenser Kate Grant won Staff Member of the Year at the C+D Awards 2020 for her work in a women’s refuge, as well as helping the homeless and supporting patients to quit smoking
The RPS has proposed a roundtable with the RCGP and other royal colleges to discuss how different primary care sectors can work together post COVID-19.
Former C+D Award winners and judges share the secrets to writing a brilliant awards entry
Having just completed a mental health first aid adult course, Babir Malik tells C+D about his experience of becoming a mental health first aider