empty

Profession

Death in service scheme may cover some pharmacists

A new Covid-19 life assurance scheme for health workers may apply to pharmacists in rare circumstances.

Trainee pharmacists may be provisionally registered from August

Pre-registration trainees may be added to the ‘provisional register’ in August and may be allowed to sit their assessments online.

Numark launches #saveourpharmacies funding petition

Pharmacy membership organisation Numark has launched a petition for fairer funding under the #saveourpharmacies banner.

Covid-19: Minute’s silence held for fallen pharmacists

Pharmacists took part in a nationwide minute’s silence at 11am on April 28 to remember colleagues lost to Covid-19.

Covid-19: Public complain to GPhC over wait times

The GPhC has received complaints from members of the public regarding longer wait times for prescriptions during the pandemic.

Extend visas for pre-reg pharmacists, Priti Patel urged

Home secretary Priti Patel has been urged to extend Tier 2 and 4 visas for pre-registration pharmacists during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Opinion: Lions led by donkeys

One thing the Covid-19 crisis has highlighted is that if ever there was an organisation that is failing with a leadership that is flailing, it is NHS England. By Alexander Humphries*.

Revealed: Covid-19’s mental health toll on pharmacists

Workload, safety fears and rising costs are taking a huge toll on community pharmacists’ mental health as they grapple with the pandemic.

GPhC seeing sharp rise in profiteering concerns

The General Pharmaceutical Council is seeing a “significant rise” in FtP concerns being raised against registrants.

People across Europe show their appreciation for pharmacy during Covid crisis

More than one in five people in the UK say they have a greater appreciation of community pharmacy as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

PHE ‘must revise PPE guidance for dispensary staff’

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has called on Public Health England to revise its position on PPE for pharmacy dispensary staff.

Covid-19: ‘GPhC should fast-track trainee registrations’

The GPhC should bring forward provisional registration for trainee pharmacists “without delay,” the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

Opinion: Abandoned on the NHS front line

Community pharmacy was already running on empty before a virus from China turned our lives upside down, says pharmacy owner Graham Phillips.

FIP: Governments must offer pharmacists Covid-19 testing

Governments around the world must implement urgent measures to protect pharmacy staff, FIP said. 

Covid-19: MPharm students 'must not compromise exams'

Undergraduates hoping to support pharmacies fighting Covid-19 'should complete scheduled exams first'.

Multiples urged to adopt zero tolerance abuse policy

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has called on the UK’s leading pharmacy chains to adopt a zero tolerance approach to abuse.

RPS: Pharmacy staff covered by assault legislation

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society says all pharmacy staff are covered by the provisions of the Assaults on Emergency Workers Act 2018.

Coronavirus claims life of Cheshire pharmacy technician

Pharmacy staff in Cheshire have paid tribute to registered checking technician Mandy Siddorn, 61, who died last week after contracting Covid-19.

GPhC and APTUK issue joint letter to pre-reg PTs

The GPhC and APTUK have issued a joint letter to pre-reg pharmacy technicians about their training during the Covid-19 pandemic.

PDA: Treatment of 2020 pre-reg trainees ‘cannot be repeated’

PDA chair Mark Koziol has spoken of pre-registration pharmacists’ “anguish” at having their training disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 15 Next


This website is for healthcare professionals, people who work in pharmacy and pharmacy students. By clicking into any content, you confirm this describes you and that you agree to Pharmacy Network News's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We use essential, performance, functional and advertising cookies to give you a better web experience. Find out how to manage these cookies here. We also use Interest Based Advertising Cookies to display relevant advertisements on this and other websites based on your viewing behaviour. By clicking "Accept" you agree to the use of these Cookies and our Cookie Policy.