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NHS messaging service to send Covid-19 text support

People who contact NHS 111 and register their coronavirus symptoms will receive support through daily text messages.

Pharmacies not getting PPE, PDA warns Hancock

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association urges Matt Hancock to ensure pharmacy has access to Covid-19 protective equipment. 

Wholesalers hold supplies of cannabis-based drugs after import change

Pharmacy wholesalers can now hold supplies of cannabis-based medicines for future use by patients.

Poorest women’s life expectancy falls in England’s ‘lost decade’

Women living in England’s poorest neighbourhoods have seen a decline in life expectancy since 2011. 

CPCF: New services, hub & spoke changes on the way

Year 2 of the contract will see changes such as the launch of a new NHS Discharge Medicines Service.

Hancock urges pharmacists to engage with French model

Health secretary Matt Hancock has reiterated his support for maximising the use of pharmacists' clinical skills.

Pharmacies receive over 100k CPCS referrals in first 10 weeks

Pharmacies have had over 100,000 patients referred to them by NHS 111 since the CPCS was launched on October 29.

Government to consider ‘non-GP settings’ for MMR as measles threat grows

The Government will consider offering MMR vaccinations in “settings outside of a GP” to improve protection rates.

Opioid drugs to carry addiction warnings, says Hancock

All opioid medicines dispensed in the UK will need to have prominent addiction warnings to help protect people from the “darker side of painkillers”

Scotland’s CPO to address NPA/PM conference

Scotland’s chief pharmacist, Rose Marie Parr, will be a panellist at the June conference organised jointly by the NPA and Pharmacy Magazine

Update: Health secretary to speak at NPA and CIG conference

Matt Hancock has been confirmed as headline speaker at the NPA conference in June, along with NHS England's Ed Waller.

Countdown continues to NPA-Pharmacy Magazine joint conference

Health secretary Matt Hancock and NHS England’s director responsible for community pharmacy, Ed Waller, are among the headline speakers at June conference

NHS England director to speak at NPA conference

NHS England’s director responsible for community pharmacy, Ed Waller, will be among the keynote speakers

Matt Hancock keynote speaker at NPA conference

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is the headline speaker at a major national conference

NHSX to manage digital transformation

The organisation has been set up to deliver on the health secretary’s tech vision and the NHS Long Term Plan

NHS chief: No deal medicine plans “activated”

Matt Hancock revealed in the course of the hearing that the Government has “of course” prioritised medicines over food

NHS App being rolled out but most functions on hold

PSNC is encouraging pharmacy teams to get to grips with the app, which will allow patients to manage repeat prescriptions

Action taken to prevent medicine price hikes, Hancock says in Brexit Q&A

Hancock was presented with concerns about the possibility of “soaring costs” in the event of a no deal Brexit

Keith Ridge to lead NHS over-prescribing review

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

Hancock warns HCPs against stockpiling

Healthcare professionals should not build stockpiles of their own and any “over-ordering” will be investigated, he said

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