Thursday, November 26, 2020

PDA to launch clinic pharmacy model trial in Dudley

Mark Koziol, the chairman of Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA), announces the organisation’s plan to test a new outcome-focused clinic pharmacy model trial in Dudley later this...

Embrace service and technology, Hatul Shah tells Sigma delegates

Hatul Shah, executive director at Sigma, advised contractors to think of pharmacy as a business and embrace services and technology. Shah, who shared his experience as a...

DDA Response: System in place to prevent dispensing GPs from prescribing costlier drugs

The GP contract has provisions which permit the NHS to take action against those dispensing GPs who prescribe costlier medicines, Dispensing Doctors’ Association (DDA)...

Sigma Conference: Claire Ward, Fin McCaul advocates for collaboration in pharmacy

Claire Ward, the director of public affairs at the Pharmacists’ Defence Association, has opened the second last talk in Sigma Muscat conference telling this...
SecureMed

‘SecureMed to go in the event of no-deal Brexit’

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) need to come up with another system to replace SecureMed in the event of a no-deal Brexit,...

Unannounced inspections and accessible reports to be the norm, says GPhC director

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is moving towards a ‘regulatory philosophy’ that calls for inspection outcomes that are open, transparent and accessible to the public,...

Online and hospital pharmacies steal a march on independents

Online pharmacies and hospital pharmacies are seeing exponential growth in volume and value respectively, while community pharmacies fail to even realise half of potential...

Contract negotiations: PSNC to focus on multi-year framework, FMD costs and timely payment

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) will focus on getting the “kind of commitments the government has given to GPs” during the negotiations for the...

Dispensing GPs are more likely to prescribe high-cost drugs, research reveals

Doctors in dispensing practices are more likely to prescribe high-priced drugs, costing the NHS millions, new research reveals. The study found that “doctors in England...
eating disorders

Stereotypes prevent BAME people from finding help on eating disorders, study reveals

Stereotypes about who gets an eating disorder are preventing BAME people from seeking and getting medical treatment, a new research published today (25 February),...