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RPS and PDA respond to DHSC consultation on pharmacy supervision: Read here

Supervision by pharmacy technicians at hospital aseptic facilities should be considered in an entirely separate consultation, PDA said. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and...

After ‘pharmacist technicians’ error, PDA asks GPhC to stop using the term ‘pharmacy professionals’

PDA says use of this inappropriate term creates confusion in the minds of the public and poses a risk to patient safety The General Pharmaceutical Council...

DSHC launches consultation on modernising pharmacy supervision

Registered pharmacy technicians to play greater role as part of the Primary Care Recovery Plan   The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has...

IAM Healthcare launches campaign to ‘unionise’ pharmacy workers

The initiative focuses on demands for 'staffing and workload standards' for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to ensure safe patient care  IAM Healthcare and pharmacy labour...

NHSE launches training programme to expand community pharmacy roles

The NHS England has introduced a training programme for 1000 staff to broaden their community pharmacy roles, thereby improving patient access to services. Among...

PDA queries GPhC’s proposal to increase registration fees for pharmacists

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has raised apprehensions regarding the General Pharmaceutical Council’s consultation on their proposal to raise the registration fees for pharmacists, pharmacy...