Monday, December 9, 2019

Home HIV test kits can stop spread of virus with professional support

The use of home HIV test kits can stop the spread of the virus in the UK provided they are utilised in conjunction with...

Pharmacies delivered nearly one million flu vaccinations in 2016-17

Community pharmacies delivered nearly one million flu vaccinations in England in 2016-17, a significantly higher number than the previous year according to an official...

Community pharmacy is ƒ??well located to help increasing numbers of patientsƒ? with cancer

Community pharmacy is “well located to help increasing numbers of patients” who live with cancer, according to Peter Bainbridge (pictured), director of pharmacy at...

E-cigarettes damaging to lungs study claims

Electronic cigarettes contain toxins similar to those found in cigarette smoke and could be as harmful as tobacco, a US study has claimed.   Experiments on...

Pharmacists’ payment for flu jab increases to £9.58

The flu vaccination service payment has increased to £9.58 for 2019-20 following negotiations between Pharmaceutical Service Negotiating Committee and NHS England. The fee for the...
Theresa May

PM May to face leadership challenge

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Wednesday to fight a challenge to her leadership of the Conservative Party, saying a change now would delay...

Pharmacists in Scotland honoured in Queen’s birthday honours list

Three pharmacists in Scotland were recognised for their achievements in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Dr Norman Lannigan, who recently retired as head of the...

Alphega backs Public Health England’s One You campaign

_x000D_ Alphega Pharmacy UK has thrown its support behind Public Health England's One You campaign, an initiative designed to encourage adults, particularly those in middle...

Managing child’s fever a worry for nearly two thirds of parents, survey finds

Although fever is very common in young children, the majority of parents found to be concerned on their ability to manage their child’s fever...

AstraZeneca to slash 2,150 jobs after closure of R&D facility

The drugs company AstraZeneca is to slash 2,150 jobs after announcing it is to close the Alderley Park R&D base in Cheshire. The closure of...