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RPS workforce wellbeing survey: 86% of pharmacists are at high risk of burnout

Inadequate staffing is identified as the main factor contributing to poor mental health and wellbeing. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has released findings from...

Patients like Pharmacy First, but pharmacies face increased pressure: NPA poll

Seventy per cent of NPA members indicated being “under additional pressure”  after launching the service  Patients are highly satisfied with the new Pharmacy First service,...

Ongoing industrial action will have a significant impact on pharmacy, warn GPhC and CPhO

Pharmacy professionals encouraged to use their professional judgement to assess and mitigate risk as they deal with increased pressure The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and...

20 MPs call on Health Minister to support community pharmacies in a joint letter

The group acknowledged that around 1,400 pharmacies have closed permanently since October 2016 due to mounting pressures A group of 20 MPs from the...

Portsmouth’s First Community Pharmacy Summit explores ways of reducing pressures

Community pharmacies are struggling to deliver important NHS services to patients while remaining financially sustainable  Pharmacists, councillors and NHS leaders came together at Portsmouth’s first Community...

Portsmouth loses 20% of its pharmacies in five years

Coastal communities like Portsmouth, Bristol and Brighton likely to see more pharmacy closures  More and more pharmacies are closing in Portsmouth due to staff shortages,...