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HG Hanks seeks community support for new pharmacy in Old Town

Following the closure of two key pharmacies, Sir Robert Buckland is urging Old Town residents to back a new bid by HG Hanks to establish a much-needed pharmacy in...

New study validates 0.1% retinol as ‘effective and tolerable’ for combatting skin aging

New EU regulations restrict the sale of cosmetic products containing more than 0.3% retinol Even at a concentration of...

Professor Reecha Sofat appointed as the new chair of PRSB

She will succeed Professor Maureen Baker CBE, who will step down after seven years as Chair of the...

PDA negotiates 7.6 per cent pay increase for newly qualified Boots pharmacists

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) Union and Boots on Monday jointly announced a 7.6 per cent pay increase for newly qualified pharmacists. The annual salary...

DHSC releases second list of January price concessions

The Department of Health and Socialcare (DHSC) today published its second list of price concessions for January 2020. The announcement, revealed by the PSNC, follows the first...

Amazon files trademark for Pharmacy in UK

E-commerce giant Amazon has filed applications to trademark ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ in three countries, including the UK. The company has filed to trademark in the UK,...

NHS England rolls out more sensitive cervical screening test

A new and more sensitive cervical screening test has the “potential” to eliminate cervical cancer, NHS England said. The test looks for traces of high-risk...

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...

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