Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Public Health England launch cancer awareness campaign

_x000D_ Public Health England has launched a nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of lung conditions and heart disease._x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ The 'Be Clear on Cancer' campaign will...

Celesio complete takeover of Bupa Home Healthcare

_x000D_ Celesio has completed a deal to acquire Bupa Home Healthcare after reaching an agreement with Bupa._x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ Completion of the deal came after ratification from the...

APPG warn PSNC and ministers to avoid ‘acrimonious contract imposition’

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ The All-Party Pharmacy Group has attempted to ratchet up the pressure on the PSNC and the government to find common ground on...

Sexually-transmitted infections on rise warns Public Health England

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ Sexually-transmitted infections are on the rise in England, with cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea increasing significantly, according to figures from Public Health...

Burt’s successor must review government’s efficiency plans

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ Ian Strachan, the chairman of the National Pharmacy Association, has urged the government to ensure Alistair Burt's successor as social care minister...

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%...