The National Pharmacy Association has called for clear guidance on the sale of CBD products.
The cross-sector Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group has developed new medicines safety audit guidance.
The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group and PSNC release two pharmacy quality scheme resources.
The DHSC has extended the end date of the serious shortage protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 30mg and 40mg capsules.
A document from Statistics for Wales revealed that 43,158 CAS consultations were made in 2018-19, up from 16,087 in 2017-18.
The Department of Health and Social Care is to withdraw one of three serious shortages protocols for the antidepressant fluoxetine.
Four more medicines have been added to the list of those that cannot be parallel exported from the UK.
Prescribing by pharmacist independent prescribers rose 55 per cent between 2017-18 and 2018-19.
The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.
The DHSC has ordered 400,000 extra doses of the adult flu vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season, it was announced yesterday.
The facility will help students enact the types of patient interaction they are likely to face as qualified pharmacists.
"A number of pharmacies" are making incorrectly endorsed claims for medicines dispensed through the shortage protocols.
Pharmacies can expect an announcement on national roll-out of EPS 4 “in the not too distant future”, NHS Digital said.
Community pharmacists must resist the urge to compete with one another and collaborate, the Pharmacy Show heard.
NHSE wants as many contractors as possible signed up to the service by October 29.
Guidance to help LPCS and pharmacy contractors engage with primary care networks is being issued today.
Pharmacists have been granted powers to dispense an “alternative strength or pharmaceutical form” of fluoxetine.
The suite of FP10 prescription forms which are used for primary care prescribing in England are being updated.
The Pharmacists’ Defence Association says a fifth of medicines have been affected by shortages in the past three months.
A sore throat test-and-treat service will be rolled out across 50 per cent of pharmacies in Wales this winter, Vaughan Gething said.
Over 1,000 pharmacies have signed up to deliver the CPCS since registration began on September 2, the pharmacy minister said.
Failure to record errors, not having enough staff and storage issues among reasons for 'not meeting' standards.