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OPD law changes to come into force for private prescriptions this autumn

OPD flexibility for NHS prescriptions must wait until pharmaceutical ToS updated

17 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Practice

Use pharmacists differently say Bath researchers

Hub and spoke would allow more patient-facing services, according to report.

14 Jul 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Mental health

Community pharmacies could offer mental health support to carers, say researchers

Pharmacies are 'increasingly recognised spaces' for mental health support, say authors

09 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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RPS refreshing Professional Standards for Homecare Services

RPS updating its framework which supports teams providing and commissioning homecare services

06 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Cornwall minor ailments service reaches Westminster

Push for regional pharmacy-first type service to be rolled out nationally.

24 Mar 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Clinical services

Common ailments consultations up 177pc in North Wales

December also saw a 300 per cent rise in independent prescribing consultations

06 Feb 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Clinical services

Hearing health pilot in London pharmacies can treat 800 patients a month

Hearing test and earwax removal offered across 20 London pharmacies in new pilot

12 Dec 2022 , 1 Min Article

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New guidance on solid antibiotics in children amid strep A concerns

Specialist Pharmacy Service approves 'off label' use of solid dosage forms

08 Dec 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Covid Champion pharmacy scheme cracks vaccine hesitancy

The study resulted in 2,000 more people accepting a vaccine despite previously deciding against it

28 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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PSNC announces mandatory valproate audit for 2022-23

Pharmacies must complete a six-week audit before March 31

15 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article