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‘Consultation on draft standards for hospital chief pharmacists expected by early 2024,’ says Duncan Rudkin

Work on standards for responsible and superintendent pharmacists, however, cannot begin until the government has made a decision on supervision Duncan Rudkin, the CEO of the General Pharmaceutical Council...

Hemant Patel spoke about his new ICS role and the social model of health in the NHS

From the medical model of health to the social model of health, the NHS has gone through a...

PM Rishi Sunak’s tribute to community pharmacy at the Sigma conference

He hailed the ‘hard work of pharmacy teams’, and plans to invest £645 million to support the ‘Pharmacy...

‘Hub and spoke is not a panacea’, says AIMp CEO Dr Leyla Hannbeck

While prescription volumes have rocketed, the number of pharmacies has declined considerably Speaking at the SIGMA Conference 2023, Dr Leyla Hannbeck, CEO of the Association...

PSNC chief Janet Morrison to PB Conference 2023: Ministers want to go beyond the Scotland model

Chief executive of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) Janet Morrison has said government ministers are looking at the future of community pharmacy in...

AVICENNA CONFERENCE: Pharmacy regulator to pilot new inspection regime as it rebalances resources

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is set to launch a new approach to its routine inspections as it looks to rebalance its resources with...

Avicenna Conference: Shame pharmacists have no say over Category M, says Dr Bharat Shah

Avicenna Conference: Dr Bharat Shah CBE regrets that neither community pharmacists nor pharmaceutical wholesalers in the UK have any control over how Category M...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘Building environment of trust and comfort is must to tackle mental health issues at workplace’

Mental health has become a major concern worldwide and across all sectors, including pharmacy and pharmaceutical industry. The penetration of the issue exacerbated during...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘Gender diversity is crucial for businesses’ growth and performance’

The strength of any organization lies in its people. This being a common norm in the world of business, several of them are taking...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘After gender pay gap, need push for disability pay gap reporting’

With the UK government mandating a gender pay gap reporting by corporates and amid calls for an ethnicity pay gap report, there is an urgent...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘Open conversation is key to resolving race and ethnicity challenge’

The issues related to race and ethnicity are common across the sectors, but the problem is not unsolvable, said panelists in a discussion on...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘Improving ethnic diversity in workplace is a never-ending journey’

The journey on building inclusive teams and increasing ethnic diversity and representation at all levels is never ending, said Sanjay Bhandari, chair at Kick...

Pharmacy Business Diversity Conference – session summary: ‘More needs to be done for inclusion of LGBTQ in workplace

There is a great scope of improvement regarding the inclusion of LGBTQ people in the pharmaceutical sector, panelists said at the Pharmacy Business Diversity...

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