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Pharmacy First campaign materials now available

NHSE has launched its ‘Think pharmacy first' campaign. Posters and other assets are available.

22 Feb 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Two pharmacists among new appointments to GPhC council

GPhC appoints new members after receiving a high volume of applications

14 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Employment

Pharmacy First locum fee deduction warning ‘not intended as a threat’

Job posting warned of deductions for 'incomplete Pharmacy First referrals'.

09 Feb 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Regulations

Pharmacist struck off after death threat convictions

Pharmacist received 18 convictions for harassment and other offences

09 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Morning after pill should be available from petrol stations, say medics

Mandatory consultations can be useful but sometimes impede EHC access, say family planning doctors

05 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy technician struck off after stealing blood sugar tests to sell on eBay

Pharmacy technician admitted to theft and breaches of patient confidentiality

30 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy dispenser sentenced after stealing thousands of sleeping tablets

Dispenser told to carry out unpaid work after pleading guilty to theft from employer

30 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Regulations

Pharmacist struck off for not declaring train fare convictions

Pharmacist had told her employer and the GPhC that she did not have any convictions

24 Jan 2024 , 3 Min Article

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GPhC tells pharmacist to undertake sexual boundaries training

Two colleagues and one patient complained about pharmacist's 'inappropriate' behaviour

19 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Employment

Pharmacist who misused patient data gets three-month suspension

Pharmacist used data inappropriately but behaviour fell short of 'most serious conduct'

17 Jan 2024 , 4 Min Article

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Well pharmacists to receive £300 for completing Pharmacy First training

Multiple to pay out £300 upon completion of Pharmacy First and contraception training

11 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Drug policy researcher appointed head of RPS science committee

Award-winning researcher Amira Guirguis previously worked on Home Office drug checking scheme

10 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article

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University of Leicester launches MPharm course to ‘plug nation’s skill gap’

Launching in September, the course will take between 30 and 40 students in its first year

10 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article