Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Pharmacists to discuss pharmacy role in long-term conditions with MPs in briefing

Community pharmacists will get the chance to enlighten MPs on the ways they can identify and treat long-term conditions and voice their views on...

Pharmacy Business Conference to examine pharmacists’ future in digital healthcare landscape

The third annual Pharmacy Business conference in London in October will examine how community pharmacists can improve their businesses through the use of digital...

Prime Minister warned NHS 10-year plan must focus on reducing health inequalities

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) chairman Nitin Sodha is among the signatories alongside representatives from health charities, pressure groups and think-tanks of a declaration...

Leading pharmacist urges UK governments to introduce yoga in primary and secondary schools

The honorary consul for India in Wales and a leading pharmacist in the country has called on the four UK governments to introduce yoga...

Pharmacy bodies launch valproate resource for pharmacy teams

Pharmacy organisations represented on the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) valproate stakeholder network have developed a resource to guide pharmacists as they...

Boots launches chickenpox vaccination service in 30 stores

Boots has launched a chickenpox vaccination service in 30 of its stores across the UK. The service is available for people aged 1-65 and costs...

Less reliance on wholesalers’ data saw concessionary prices fall and pressure on CCGs reduce,...

Steve Oldfield, the chief commercial officer at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), has told an inquiry into the rising price of...

Multivitamins and mineral supplements can’t lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Multivitamins and minerals cannot lower the risk of cardiovascular disease according to research which looked at studies involving more than two million people. Researchers from...

BREAKING: APPG urges government to implement proposals calling for greater pharmacy role in long-term...

Sir Kevin Barron, the chairman of the All-Party Pharmacy Group (APPG), has written to the health minister Steve Brine urging him to implement the...

RPS backs social media campaign to raise awareness of dangerous online diet pills

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has thrown its support behind a social media campaign which is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of...