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GPhC taken to task for Fitness to Practise failings

The GPhC is taking steps to improve its handling of FtP cases after a number of concerns were identified. 

FtP concerns raised with GPhC up 15% on previous year

The GPhC dealt with more Fitness to Practise concerns in 2018-19, though fewer individuals were removed from the register.

Wales invests £5m in “UK first” pre-reg training scheme

The Welsh Government plans to pump £4.9m into “transforming” the training it offers pre-registration pharmacists and doubling pre-reg places

Unsafe staffing levels a growing issue says PDA

Very few UK community pharmacies have safe staffing levels ‘all the time’, a survey of pharmacists suggests

Wales cracks down on script drug dependence

NHS Wales has been told to make better use of the expertise of pharmacists to support evidence-based prescribing

NHS England director to speak at NPA conference

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

Steve Brine resigns as pharmacy minister to back Brexit motion

Mr Brine resigned to vote against the Government on Brexit, leaving the future of pharmacy contract talks unclear

“Misunderstanding” on remote supervision says Government

Pharmacist Mariam Ahmed’s petition has received over 10,000 signatures, thereby requiring a Government response

Exclusive: No data on training uptake by sector

Claims made to support the distinction between ‘clinical pharmacists’ and community pharmacists may lack evidence

London LPC receives AF detection funding

Calls for the scheme, which builds pathways between pharmacy and cardiologists, to be rolled out nationwide

MPs vote in favour of shortage protocols

SSPs will help highly skilled pharmacists to ensure continued medicine supply in the event of shortages, MPs heard

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

PDAU: Pay issues high on our Boots agenda

Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions

Boots pharmacists vote to recognise PDAU by landslide

Out of 6,843 pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists who were eligible to vote, 3,229 voted for PDA recognition

GPhC approves fee hike but says it will review spending

A majority of respondents disagreed with the GphC’s proposals but it said the fee increase was necessary

Pharmacists could manage some emergency admissions

‘Potentially pharmacist-manageable conditions’ accounted for 4.3 per cent of A&E visits in a Canadian study

Prescription charge rises to £9.00

Primary care “must play its part” in NHS savings and the cost hike is part of this programme, the Government says

Pharmacists’ role in diabetes care highlighted

A new report highlights community pharmacy’s role in preventing and treating diabetes

Pharmacist-led initiative cuts readmission rates

Telephone follow-up by pharmacists after patients are discharged from hospital reduced readmission rates

GP pharmacists not the only answer, MPs told

Policy makers need to look to the innovative potential of community pharmacy to solve the NHS access crisis

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