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GPs take the lead in 96% of PCNs

The leadership of primary care networks is dominated by doctors, with other primary care professionals almost entirely absent.

Over 8,500 pharmacies sign up to new CPCS

Deputy chief pharmaceutical officer Bruce Warner said CPCS is a “step change” in the way people access community pharmacists.

Exclusive: Pharmacists aren’t stockpiling, says NHS England

An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.

Will NHSE give LPCs £3.9m for PCN integration, Warner asked

The deputy chief pharmaceutical officer was put on the spot at the Pharmacy Show.

Praise for dam crisis pharmacist who kept supplies going

The pharmacist who helped hundreds of people as a local dam threatened to burst has been recognised for his heroism.

PHE warns of prescription drug dependence crisis

Social deprivation and lack of access to information are potential factors in prescription drug dependence.

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.

Pharmacy heart check service to launch on October 1

Community pharmacies will trial a new service to help meet the Government's ambitious disease prevention targets.

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

PSNC secures increase in pharmacy flu service fees

Pharmacy fees for the 2019-20 flu vaccination service have increased to £9.58 – an increase of 10p on 2011-19.

NHS Health Checks could be given digital overhaul

The new, personalised service could involve more digital screening and fewer interactions with healthcare professionals.

GP video consultations set to mushroom

Nearly 2 million more NHS patients in England will have access to video consultations with a doctor.

‘Not enough evidence’ to recommend cannabis says NICE

NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

HEE to train 500 clinical pharmacists for PCNs in 2019/2020

Health Education England has been told it must train 500 clinical pharmacists for roles in general practice by the end of 2019-2020.

Over 80 CCG mergers likely by April 2020

Nearly half of CCGs are proposing to merge in the biggest cull of NHS organisations for more than a decade.

New contract: services pave way to clinical future

The new contractual framework will considerably expand clinical services from pharmacies over the next five years.

Prescribing curbs for seven more products

NHS England approves prescribing curbs on seven more items.

GP DMIRS could send 20m patients to community pharmacy

A patient referral model could lead to 20.4m GP consultations being transferred to community pharmacy.

NHS publishes PCN guide for community pharmacy

Pharmacies should agree ways of working with primary care networks, NHS England has said.

Delivering the vision

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published the Interim People Plan, describing how people working in the NHS will be supported.

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