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Pharmacies told to update NHSBSA on Covid-19 risk assessments

Pharmacies have been told to provide an update on progress made in ensuring staff have coronavirus risk assessments.

Analytics company helps pharmacies secure advanced payments

A data analytics company is offering pharmacies advanced payments on the prescriptions they will dispense.

 

Covid-19 sparks increase in use of electronic prescription serviceĀ 

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a significant increase in the use of the electronic prescription service.

Numark takes to radio to promote #saveourpharmacies campaign

Numark today launches a radio ad campaign to promote its #saveourpharmacies campaign.

Test & trace: Pharmacy teams 'exempt if PPE worn'

The DHSC says no pharmacy team member needs to isolate for 14 days if they were wearing PPE at the time of Covid-19 contact.

 

PDA: Pharmacies should use track & trace app

The PDA urges pharmacy employers to encourage staff to support the government`s coronavirus track and trace programme. 

NPA launches video highlighting pharmacy's Covid-19 role

A National Pharmacy Association video highlights the role pharmacy teams in the UK are playing during coronavirus pandemic.

PSNC to explore Covid-19 antibody testing in pharmacies

PSNC will explore with NHS England and the government the possibility of pharmacies carrying out Covid-19 antibody testing.

Alphega provides range of coronavirus support for UK members

Alphega introduces resources to help members cope during the coronavirus pandemic including face visors and mental health support.

Welsh Government rolls out medicines delivery app

App rolled out to pharmacies in Wales to help them identify shielding patients and use volunteers to deliver medicines. 

Pharmacy teams included in death in service in Scotland

Community Pharmacy Scotland says the government has agreed to include pharmacy colleagues in its death in service scheme.

 

Pharmacies not getting PPE, PDA warns Hancock

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

Yorkshire pharmacies warn of rise in abuse from public

Over 40 per cent of community pharmacies in North Yorkshire have said they have encountered violence and abuse.

We need action not words, says NPA board member

Pharmacist Reena Barai warns the coronavirus pandemic is pushing pharmacies to breaking point.

Wholesaler denies selling erythromycin at inflated price

Ethigen denies selling Erythromycin to pharmacies for more than 13 times the price they sold at two weeks ago.

GPhC stops inspections to support pharmacies

The GPhC says it will stop its inspections of pharmacies and shift its focus to supporting pharmacy's fight against coronavirus.

PSNC: Pharmacies urgently need COVID-19 funding

PSNC chief Simon Dukes warns government funding is needed if pharmacies are to avoid closure as the coronavirus crisis escalates. 

NPA urges government to give pharmacies COVID-19 funding

The NPA calls on the government to give pharmacies that are forced because of coronavirus some contingency funding.

Exemption checking rollout 'will save many staff hours'

Real time exemption checking allowing pharmacies to check patients' entitlement to free prescriptions is to go national. 

LPC holds elections to decide PCN pharmacist leads

North East London LPC is holding elections to decide the pharmacist leads for all 40 primary care networks in the area.

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