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RPS makes Maudsley Deprescribing Guidelines available for RPS members

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has alerted free access to pharmacy members about a new addition to their e-library collection The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) recently announced a valuable addition...

Community pharmacists lead Pharmacy First digital launch

New pharmacy first platform, My Local Surgery, to connects patients with clinical services provided by community pharmacists  Community pharmacists...

CCA members celebrate hitting 200,000 Pharmacy First consultations milestone

Along with the pharmacy first celebrations, the Company Chemists Association has also highlighted the urgent need for GP...

Britons applaud Covid-19 carers as Johnson prepares to ease lockdown

Britons joined in a weekly nationwide round of applause on Thursday (7) to pay tribute to care workers and hospital staff for the last...

MHRA’s Covid-19 medicines warning

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has urged the public to remain cautious about the medicines and other medical products being sold...

All formulations of Ranitidine may remain out of stock  

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has said in a supply notification that all formulations of Ranitidine are likely to remain out...

Pharmacists ‘living in fear for their lives’

  Pharmacists say they have suffered a rise in thefts and verbal abuse from customers as tem­pers boil over during lockdown. Police patrols have been deployed...

UK’s Covid-19 death toll rises 539 to 30,615

Britain's Covid-19 death toll has risen by 539 to 30,615, according to figures announced on Thursday (7) by foreign minister Dominic Raab. The figures, collated...

GSK to test drug to treat pneumonia from Covid-19

GlaxoSmithKline will start trials of an experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug on patients suffering from pneumonia related to Covid-19 at the end of the month. Having...

Pharmacists tell minister they need more than “warm words”

Community pharmacists have thanked Jo Churchill for expressing her gratitude to pharmacists but reminded the minister that they need more than just “warm words.” The...

LPC reports rise in aggression, rudeness and anti-social behaviour in community pharmacies

By Kenny Lomas Pharmacy staff have reported a rise in anti-social behaviour during the coronavirus  outbreak, according the body that represents pharmacists in St Helens. Pharmacies...

Britain misses Covid-19 testing target for fourth day running

The UK failed to meet its target of conducting 100,000 daily Covid-19 tests for a fourth day running, data released on Wednesday (6) showed, as...

Pharmacy employers must notify HSE if staff pick Covid-19 infections at work: PDA

Pharmacy staff and locums are reminded to inform their employers in writing if they believe they are likely to have contracted Covid-19 while at...

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