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Pharmacist tells PM more funding needed during visit

Boris Johnson has taken time out to visit a pharmacy and hear about the challenges a pharmacist and his team have faced.

Pharmacist education changes being rushed through warns PDA

The PDA is concerned reforms to the initial education and training of pharmacists lack detail and are being rushed through.

NHS to train community pharmacists in mental health drive

The Government has announced plans to train and recruit 50 community-based mental health pharmacists in England as part of the new NHS People Plan.

GPhC defends antibody test ban

It is “legitimate and appropriate” for the GPhC to take action over 'retail issues' chief executive Duncan Rudkin has claimed.

Researchers to study role of pharmacy during pandemic

Researchers at Aston University will study the role community pharmacy teams play during epidemics.

Scotland: 80% of pharmacy patients ‘completely satisfied’

Community pharmacy services that offer advice, referral and treatment are highly rated by patients, research in Scotland shows.

Scotland’s Pharmacy First service launches to Government praise

Community pharmacies in Scotland are set to undergo the biggest change to their contractual framework in recent years.

Pre-reg training year could be replaced from 2021

The pre-registration year for trainee pharmacists could be scrapped and replaced with a ‘one-year foundation programme’ as early as next summer.

Pharmacists survey suggests workplace Covid infection common

Four in 10 pharmacists think they caught Covid-19 at work, according to a survey by the PDA. 

RPS slams government 'sidestepping' pharmacist pay rise

RPS president Sandra Gidley criticised the government for sidelining pharmacists from its public sector pay rise plans.

£370m advance 'nowhere near enough' says Lord Grade

Lord Grade has criticised the government over the £370 million in advance funding it handed to community pharmacies during the pandemic. 

Pay pharmacists the same across the UK, PDA tells Boots

PDAU demanding a 4.5% rate hike for Boots pharmacists and demanding that Northern Ireland-only rates are abolished. 

GPhC income up slightly and expenditure down in 2019-20

The GPhC saw its income increase slightly over the last 12 months according to its latest financial report.

UEA to launch pharmacy technician course in September

The UEA’s school of pharmacy is the UK’s first higher education institute to offer a training course for pre-registration pharmacy technicians.  

Essential protected characteristics will stay in GPhC papers

The GPhC says protected characteristics will stay in papers handed to its investigating committee if they provide “essential” context.

Frustration over RPS decision on term limits

National Pharmacy Board members can serve a maximum of three terms of three years under new rules drawn up by the RPS.

More than 1 in 10 pharmacists told not to wear PPE, says PDA

More than one in 10 pharmacists have been asked to re-use PPE, with similar numbers saying they were actively discouraged from wearing it. 

GPhC to 'blind' FtP hearings to avoid racial bias

The GPhC will trial a system aimed at ensuring its regulation is fair and unhindered by unconscious bias.

GPhC prepared to pursue employers over Covid risk assessments

The GPhC is prepared to investigate employers who fail to carry out covid-19 risk assessments, chief executive Duncan Rudkin has said.

RPS does not know ethnic breakdown of membership

GDPR restrictions are reportedly stopping the professional body from understanding the ethnic breakdown of its membership. 

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