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Record number of urgent cancer check referrals in March

Over 230,000 people with suspected cancer were seen as the NHS began to recover after a winter surge in Covid cases.

NHS investigating 44 pharmacies over pandemic delivery payments

The NHS is writing to 44 pharmacies in England over their 'unexpectedly' high payment claims for delivering medicines during the pandemic.   

Facebook diabetes campaign to target men over 40

Men aged 40 years and over and at risk of type 2 diabetes will be targeted by a series of adverts on Facebook.

NHS calls on more pharmacies to provide Covid jabs

More community pharmacies are needed to head up Covid-19 vaccination sites in a number of specified locations, NHS England has said. 

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.

Insight: Pharmacies facing Groundhog Day burnout

After working non-stop for months it is really galling to watch general practice suddenly become everyone’s favourite healthcare profession after spending most of last year safe behind the drawbridge, says our columnist

OTC analgesic prescribing fell just 4% after NHS guidance

NSH guidance aimed at reducing prescriptions for OTC medicines saw a drop of just 4.4 per cent for simple analgesia prescriptions in its first year.

NHS widens pharmacy jab programme with lower weekly target

Pharmacies able to deliver 400 Covid-19 vaccines per week have been invited to apply to take part in England’s vaccination programme.

PDA: Vaccine delivery could prevent future cuts

PDA chair Mark Koziol says community pharmacy's delivery of Covid vaccines may change the government's perception of the sector.

Opinion: Hub and spoke is back on the agenda

There is to be another consultation on hub and spoke dispensing... probably because the first one didn’t give the Government the answer it wanted, says PM’s deputy editor Arthur Walsh 

Hancock’s NHS shake up ‘ must help pharmacy to do more’

New reforms announced today for health and social care in England should take community pharmacies into account, the sector has said. 

NPA members considering strike action over funding

NPA chairman Andrew Lane said members are considering striking over Treasury's reluctance to write off £370 million in advanced funding.

Treasury stance on Covid costs 'not in line with ministers' promises'

Treasury's refusal to offer contractors more cash is 'not in line with ministers' promises' says PSNC chief Simon Dukes. 

1k jabs per week rule to stay ‘until supply improves’

The Government won’t relax rules preventing smaller pharmacies from taking part in the Covid-19 vaccination programme until “supply allows".

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.

 

Community pharmacists leading mosque vaccinations in Birmingham

A pharmacy group in the West Midlands is running two pharmacist-led Covid-19 vaccination sites, including one in a Birmingham mosque.

Another 65 pharmacies begin Covid vaccinations

Sixty-five community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have this week become part of the coronavirus vaccination programme in England.

NHS publishes details on discharge medicines service

Pharmacies have been told they must read up on the NHS Discharge Medicines Service, which will become an essential service within weeks. 

Government under fire over pharmacy vaccine ‘snub’

Government under intense criticism for failing to deploy England’s community pharmacy network to help deliver Covid vaccinations on a wide scale.

Designated pharmacies to start Covid jabs on January 11

Community pharmacy-led Covid-19 vaccination sites will begin operations on Monday January 11, NHS England & Improvement has confirmed.

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