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Pharmacists critical in helping people to practice self-care with confidence: survey

People are opting to visit pharmacists for self-care and are conscious of the positive impact it can have on alleviating healthcare system pressures, a new survey has found. While it...

Sanofi Consumer Healthcare signs supply agreements with two wholesalers

Opella Healthcare, trading as Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, said it has entered into a dual partnership agreement with Alliance...

Sigma 2024 Conference: Rishi Sunak sends best wishes to all the participants

The 14th Annual Community Pharmacy Conference by Sigma Pharmaceuticals began on Monday, 25 February at Sun City, South...

AMG’s founder and editor-in-chief, Ramniklal Solanki, passes away

RAMNIKLAL SOLANKI, a giant of Gujarati journalism and pioneer of British Asian media, passed away this morning , after a brief illness. He was...

Ofcom decides against investigating ‘This Morning’ remarks on pharmacists

Broadcast regulator Ofcom has decided not to investigate the complaints against ITV show that called pharmacists 'pretend doctors'. Confirming the decision, an Ofcom spokesperson told...

PM Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government's top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the...

PharmaOutcomes, SystmOne launch new electronic notifications service for vaccinations

Two system suppliers, PharmaOutcomes and SystmOne, have rolled out a new service which enables information about flu vaccinations to be sent electronically from pharmacies...

Applications open for Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme

Applications are now open for the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s 2020-21 Clinical Fellow Scheme to commence in posts from September 2020. The Scheme, sponsored by NHS...

NHS publishes COVID-19 guidance for community pharmacy

NHS England and NHS Improvement on Thursday published a new coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for primary care, including a specific document for primary care teams. The...

Raj Aggarwal promoted as Royal Navy Honorary Captain

Prominent Cardiff businessman, pharmacist and public health expert Raj Aggarwal OBE, the first-ever honorary officer for the Royal Navy in Wales, has been promoted...

DHSC publishes final list of February price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) today announced the final list of price concessions for February. The latest list of prices, revealed by...

Scottish pharmacies secure three-year funding settlement

Community pharmacies across Scotland will see an almost £5 million increase in funding for next fiscal as part of the new three-year deal. Community Pharmacy...

NI community pharmacists vote in favour of industrial action

Community pharmacists in Northern Ireland have voted to press ahead with industrial action on contractual and patient safety issues. At a closed meeting in Belfast...

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