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NPA calls for policy change on pharmacy antibody testing

NPA urges Public Health England to allow community pharmacies to provide Covid-19 antibody testing.

Support staff training requirements take formal effect

The GPhC set out requirements for the education and training of pharmacy support staff on October 1.

Online pharmacy won’t provide hormone medication to under-18s

Clear Chemist, which agreed to deliver hormone medication to patients in the UK, will not provide it to people under 18.

Government places order for one million antibody tests

The Government has placed its first order for one million Covid-19 antibody tests in a bid to understand the spread of the virus.

 

Lloyds in spotlight once more after locum EHC refusal

LloydsPharmacy has come under criticism after a pharmacist refused to provide emergency hormonal contraception.

GPhC to look at concerns over hormone scripts to pharmacies

The GPhC will look into concerns that an online clinic is offering to send hormone medication prescriptions to pharmacies.

GPhC exam update not good enough say bodies

GPhC updates on the forthcoming online registration assessment fall short of giving trainee pharmacists the clarity they need, says the BPSA. 

GPhC: Registration assessment ‘in first quarter of 2021’

Provisionally registered pharmacists will sit their online assessment “in the first quarter of 2021, while avoiding the first two weeks of January".

Growth in employee whistleblowing reports to GPhC

The number of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians whistleblowing to the GPhC continues to grow.

GPhC faces calls to scrap this year’s exam

The GPhC is facing calls to scrap the requirement to sit a registration exam this year. 

GPhC: Provisional pharmacists being risk assessed

Some provisionally-registered pharmacists who joined in August have had a Covid-19 risk assessment.

GPhC comes under fire over registration exam delays

GPhC comes under criticism for lack of clarity on exam date but says process has been "extremely complicated".

Six pharmacies forced to stop selling codeine P-meds

The GPhC has taken enforcement action against six pharmacies stopping them from selling or supplying codeine linctus preparations without a prescription. 

GPhC: Separate IP qualification to remain for now

Plans to incorporate an independent prescribing qualification into initial training will not be put into action “for the foreseeable future".

GPhC gains extension of suspension order in FtP case

Case follows another in July where extension to suspension order was not granted.

GPhC will raise Covid infection reporting awareness with employers

GPhC chief executive Duncan Rudkin said it will tell pharmacy employers to report occupational Covid-19 infections.

Pharmacy schools call for two-year FY programme

Individuals training to become pharmacists should undergo a two-year foundation programme after completing their MPharm, school leaders say.

Pharmacy employers report six Covid-19 cases to Government

Community pharmacy employers have reported a total of six instances of exposure to coronavirus in the workplace.

PDA asks GPhC if it will examine non-reporting of Covid infections

The PDA writes to the GPhC to ask if it will investigate why no pharmacy employer has reported occupational Covid infections.

Home-use antibody tests could be approved ‘within months’

A coronavirus antibody test is currently undergoing ‘ease of use trials’ to determine whether it can be used by the general public.

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