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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


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


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


Pharmacist struck off after death threat convictions

Pharmacist received 18 convictions for harassment and other offences

09 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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