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Health & NHS

LGB women missing vital tests due to "fake news"

Lesbian, gay and bisexual women are being urged to attended cervical cancer screening tests as numbers remain low.

NICE warns of indoor pollution dangers

Recommendations of ways to reduce exposure to indoor air pollution has been published in new guidance by NICE.

RPS welcomes NHS patient safety strategy

The RPS has welcomed the publication of the NHS Patient Safety Strategy, and says that pharmacists will take centre stage.

Cat M prices to increase from August

Category M reimbursement prices will increase by £15 million a month from August, the DHSC has said.

Carer stress rising

Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.

Discuss activities with dementia sufferers, NICE urges

People with dementia should be offered activates to promote wellbeing, according to new NICE guidance.

Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

Public would talk to community pharmacist before GP about cancer

Many people would talk to a community pharmacist more often than a GP about the early warning signs of cancer.

Boys to be offered HPV vaccine for first time

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the free HPV vaccine from September for the first time.

Holidaymakers urged to put MMR check top of travel plans

Travellers warned of MMR risk when travelling to Europe.

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

Prescribing curbs for seven more products

NHS England approves prescribing curbs on seven more items.

NHS to roll out gambling addiction services

Gambling addiction services being rolled out across England.

Baby food industry needs to tidy up its act, says PHE

Public Health England highlights inconsistencies between national infant feeding advice and some babyfoods.

Smoking on the decline

The number of adult smokers has fallen by around 1.8 million in England over seven years.

Protect hospital pharmacists against dispensing error prosecution  

Anderson calls for decriminalisation of dispensing errors to be extended to hospital pharmacists. 

Pharmacy cuts in England a wake up call for Wales

Westminster's decision to impose cuts in England triggered positive changes for the sector in Wales, the NPA conference heard.

Pharmacists think pharmacy has been slow to take up tech

A survey reveals 87% of pharmacists in the UK think pharmacy has been slow to take up new technologies.

GP DMIRS could send 20m patients to community pharmacy

A patient referral model could lead to 20.4m GP consultations being transferred to community pharmacy.

We’ll support independents, promises RPS chief

RPS chief Paul Bennett vows to work with independent pharmacists as the new NHS structures emerge.

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