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Keith Ridge

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Ridge review finds 10pc of all prescribed medicines unnecessary

CPhO calls for more openness and greater use of social prescribing to prevent medicines harm.

Keith Ridge to retire as chief pharmacist after 16 years

NHS England recruits for a new CPhO as Ridge retirement announced for February.

Contractor survey 'will inform NHS investment decisions'

HEE is calling on community pharmacy contractors to complete a workforce survey it says will help to inform decisions on planning and investment. 

Ridge launches plan for tackling inequalities in pharmacy

NHS England has teamed up with professional pharmacy bodies on a new plan to ensure workplaces are more inclusive.

Ridge signs letter urging staff to get Covid vaccine

Keith Ridge is among the signatories to a letter urging health and social care staff to get a Covid vaccine.

 

Ridge: Only use dexamethasone for oxygen patients

Dexamethasone should be used to treat patients with critical or severe Covid-19 but not patients with ‘non-severe’ illness, Keith Ridge says. 

‘Incredible contribution’: Keith Ridge praises technicians

The CPhO congratulates pharmacy technicians for helping to support “excellent patient care" throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

CPhO Keith Ridge praises community pharmacy's Covid response

England’s chief pharmacist says sector’s response to the Covid crisis was “of the highest order” and demonstrated "its essential clinical role".

Simon Stevens visits pharmacy to mark CPCS milestone

NHS chief Simon Stevens marked the fact pharmacies in England have processed over 300k CPCS referrals. 

Ridge: Life assurance covers all team members

All pharmacy team members will be eligible for the health worker life assurance scheme in England, the chief pharmaceutical officer has confirmed.

Keith Ridge: community pharmacists doing “an amazing job”

Chief pharmacist Dr Keith Ridge says help is on its way for pharmacists on the COVID-19 frontline.

NICE calls for greater use of community pharmacies

NICE is calling for the NHS to make greater use of community pharmacies to promote health and wellbeing in local areas.

Pharmacists should dispense high-strength statins OTC says NHS

High-dose statins could be made more easily available without the need for a doctor’s prescription.

Looking forward, Talking up

In turbulent times for pharmacy, one man has been the focus of pharmacists' ire. But Dr Keith Ridge stands steadfast in his commitment to clinical pharmacy 

Looking forward, Talking up

In turbulent times for pharmacy, one man has been the focus of pharmacists' ire. But Dr Keith Ridge stands steadfast in his commitment to clinical pharmacy 

New polypharmacy guidance from RPS

There is increasing focus in the healthcare sector on the issues that can occur as a result of polypharmacy.

Keith Ridge: Pharmacists will be investigated for stockpiling

Pharmacists who stockpile medicines will be investigated, NHS England chief pharmaceutical officer has warned.

Keith Ridge to lead NHS over-prescribing review

The review will look to address ‘problematic polypharmacy’ and the management of non-reviewed repeat prescriptions



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