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Musculoskeletal & Joint Diseases

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Staffordshire pharmacies paid for OA pilot consultations

Around 40 pharmacies are taking part in an arthritis pilot in the Staffordshire area.

Biosimilars on the menu for moderate rheumatoid arthritis

NICE guidance previously recommended biologics only for severe RA.

MS charities 'disappointed' by NICE decision on new drug

Multiple sclerosis charities have expressed their disappointment at NICE’s decision not to recommend ozanimod for patients in England and Wales. 

NICE recommends new drug for relapsing MS

NICE has recommended the use of auto-injectable MS drug ofatumumab on the NHS. 

New flu jab close to approval

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recently offered a positive opinion for Seqirus’s QIVc

Optimism for community pharmacy in Wales

The future looks bright for community pharmacy in Wales, with changes putting clinical services at the focus of interactions.

LloydsPharmacy’s sore throat service launches across 600 stores

The multiple says it is aimed at alleviating GP pressures and addressing the growing issue of antibiotic resistance

Pancreatic cancer death rates rising

Pancreatic cancer death rates in the EU have increased by five per cent between 1990 and 2016, according to a new report published by UEG to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

£11.1m funding boost not enough for NI pharmacies, says CPNI chair

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland receive additional funding of £11.1m, but it's not enough claims CPNI

Have your say: Pharmacy technician survey from APTUK

APTUK is seeking the views of pharmacy technicians and pre-registration trainees across Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

PSNC: Pharmacists must figure in NHS workforce strategy

Give community pharmacies a greater role in relieving NHS workforce pressures, PSNC is urging

Well celebrates pharmacy stars

Well Pharmacy, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, hosted its first ever Supplier Conference and Well Awards ceremony last month.

APPG hears about pharmacy in devolved nations

Community pharmacy representatives from each of the devolved nations discussed opportunities and challenges

London pharmacist leads AMR awareness initiative

A London pharmacist is using social media to raise awareness of the need to fight antibiotics resistance

Boots union vote to commence on February 4

The second ballot on Boots pharmacists' future representation will run from Monday February 4 2019 for five weeks

HCPs need self care training says PAGB

As Self Care Week launches, the PAGB is urging for self care training to be a key requirement for HCPs

Most GP surgeries rated good by CQC

The Care Quality Commission has rated 91% of GP surgeries in England as good in the 12 months to July 2018

NI pharmacy “light years behind”, facing “indiscriminate” closures

The funding crisis facing the community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland will cause widespread closures, CPNI has said

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

Clinical briefing: Public vaping

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee says the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed in mental health facilities

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