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Former NPA director Phil Galt named new Cegedim Rx UK managing director

Phill Galt replaces Adam Dennett who stepped down from the Cegedim Rx's leadership role after a successful ten-year tenure  Former superintendent pharmacist and National Pharmacy Association (NPA) director, Phil Galt,...

Demand for private health cover surge amid NHS waiting list crisis

The UK health cover market was valued at £6.7 billion in 2022, marking a £385 million increase from...

Community Mental Health survey reveals only 39% felt supported by NHS mental health services

According to the community mental health survey, 42 per cent felt unsupported during critical waiting periods The NHS Long...

Coronavirus: NHS is well prepared to manage and treat new diseases, says DHSC

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the Public Health England (PHE) today said the UK is carefully monitoring the situation in...

What we know about the new coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

At least nine people have died from a new coronavirus in China following an outbreak in the central city of Wuhan, and more than...

HPV infections down to very low levels

Cancer-causing HPV16 and 18 infections are now extremely uncommon among England’s young women, according to Public Health England (PHE). This is following the introduction of...

Social media campaign to create awareness on grant-giving charities

Pharmacist Support, the profession’s independent charity, is encouraging members of the public who have ever been helped by grant-giving charities to take part in...

NHS England launches ‘Help US Help You’ Pharmacy Advice Campaign

NHS England and NHS Improvement on Monday re-launched the pharmacy advice phase of ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign, urging the public to ‘take the...

PM visits pharmacy in his Uxbridge constituency

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday visited a local pharmacy in his West London constituency of Uxbridge. The visit to McParlands Pharmacy was organised by...

Stockport-based clinical pharmacist among nine ‘Faces of the NHS App’

A Stockport-pharmacist is among the initial nine frontline NHS staff members who are selected as the ‘Faces of the NHS App’. The chosen ones are...

‘Pharmacies coming to market will continue in 2020’

Specialist business property adviser group Christie & Co has predicted a continued rise in the number pharmacies coming to market in England this year. It says...

Kamsons Pharmacy co-owner, Piyoosh Chotai, passes away aged 69

Piyoosh Chotai, co-owner of the pharmaceutical chain, Waremoss Limited, passed away on Saturday, Jan 18. He was 69. Piyoosh is survived by his wife, Anna,...

Norfolk hospital to digitise all medical records

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) today announced a contract with the EDM Group to scan and digitise new and existing...

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