Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Pharmacy can help youth self-manage arthritis

_x000D_ The potential for community pharmacy to play an extended role in patient health has been laid bare by a report which suggests that pharmacists...

Patients satisfied with the new ENT and eye care service, claims study

A detailed evaluation of a new community pharmacy service for ear, nose and throat (ENT) and eye conditions has demonstrated a high level of...

Personal health data stolen mostly from pharmacies, study claims

An online study has found that one in eight consumers in England have had their personal health data stolen from technology systems with the...

Flu vaccine nasal spray reduced chances of flu in children by almost 66%

The flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the chances of children in the UK contracting the flu last year by 65.8% although the vaccine did...

UK pharma company donates drugs worth £85,000 to hospital in Gaza

East Midlands-based Morningside Pharmaceuticals has donated £85,000 worth cancer medicines to a Palestinian hospital. The company handed over 3,000 packs of Capecitabine tablets to International...

NHS makes “good start” in savings drive but must raise standards

The NHS “has made a good start” as it strives to make £20 billion in efficiency savings by 2015 but must raise standards if...

APPG calls for national strategy on self care

_x000D_ The All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health has called for a national strategy for self care and a switch in...

GPhC warns pharmacists to meet deadline or pay over twice the fee

The General Pharmaceutical Council has warned pharmacists they will not be allowed to continue practising if they fail to renew their membership of the...

MHRA warns public about dangers of online herbal products

Unlicensed herbal products sold online and designed to help people lose weight and combat erectile dysfunction may be damaging to the public's health the...

Child-friendly information added to ADHD medicines dispensed in pharmacies

Medicines for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are set to be packaged with youngster and teen-friendly information to help sufferers use them effectively and improve...