Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Labour MP vows to take pharmacy fight into parliament

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Pharmacy Voice has garnered useful support in its attempt to compel the government to rethink its pharmacy efficiency plans by enlisting Michael...

Sale shows strong demand for pharmacies in west London

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ A pharmacy has been sold to a Midlands-based pharmacy group after what one insider described as “fierce competition” from bidders, a process...

Antibiotic prescribing on rise despite warnings

Antibiotics are being prescribed at an increasing rate in England despite continuing warnings they are becoming less effective as antimicrobial resistance continues to gather...

Prescription errors can be identified if pharmacists provide checks, says Numark chief

Errors on prescriptions can be identified if pharmacists are able to provide checks on them before they reach patients John D'Arcy the managing director...

Pharmacy can reduce hospital admissions for cases of asthma, says Celesio chief

Pharmacists are well placed to reduce hospital admissions for cases of asthma Celesio has said in response to a recent report highlighting that 75%...

DoH’s refusal to improve pharmacy diabetes services shows lack of understanding, says AAH

The Department of Health's refusal to commit resources enabling pharmacists to screen for diabetes illustrates a lack of understanding about what the profession can...

NPA voices reservations about new pharmacy automated dispensing machines

  The National Pharmacy Association the body representing community pharmacy in the UK has reacted with dismay at the Government and Department of Health's support...