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NICE recommends PrEP for people at high risk of HIV

In its first, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to treat people...

Pharmacy ‘stunned’ by proposal to increase free prescription age from 60 to 66

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has raised serious concerns about the likely increase in the age for free NHS prescriptions from 60 to 66...

Men’s Health Week: PDA raises awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages

To mark the annual men's health week, the Pharmacists' Defence Association is raising awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages. The charity,...

‘Pharmacists can make important and timely interventions to improve women’s health in the community’

The Pharmacists' Defence Association and the National Association of Women Pharmacists stress that community pharmacies have a unique role and opportunity to open conversations...

Over 70 per cent UK adults vaccinated against Covid-19

Over 70 per cent of the adults in the UK have received a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, the latest figures showed on...

RPS demands clarity on role of pharmacists in flu vaccination programme

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has called for "urgent assurances about NHS plans for pharmacy" as fears grow over a winter resurgence of Covid-19...