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PDA says locums under ‘no obligation’ to assist contractors with HMRC probe

The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) has advised locums that they are under “no direct obligation” to help contractors gather data for an HM Revenue...

PDA urges pharmacy employers to ensure adequate ventilation in workplaces

The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) urged all pharmacy employers to ensure adequate ventilation in workplaces by sharing HSE (Health and Safety Executive) guidance on...

Pharmacy bodies collaborate to form group to optimise patient safety

A number of pharmacy organisations have collaborated to form a community pharmacy supervision practice group, aiming to optimise patient safety. The newly formed group’s members...

Fuel shortage raises concerns over continuance of health services, medicine deliveries

As the country struggles to match fuel supply with demand, serious concerns have been raised about the continuation of health related services and medicine...

Jo Churchill’s response on bonus for pharmacists disappoints many

The outgoing pharmacy minister Jo Churchill’s statement in the Westminster Parliament last week dashed hopes of many pharmacists in England. In response to a question...

RPS, 24 other organisations urge Sajid Javid to retain free prescriptions for over 60s in England

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and 24 other organisations have signed a letter calling for the retention of free prescriptions for patients aged 60...