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Pharmacy First

The Pharmacy First scheme provides professional health care advice, treatments, and medicines for common illnesses from your local pharmacy, without the need for an appointment.

Public health

CCA: Most members provided at least one Pharmacy First consultation in opening week

The CCA said data was collected following "a blackbox exercise with members via PharmOutcomes."

20 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article


Pharmacy First locum fee deduction warning ‘not intended as a threat’

Job posting warned of deductions for 'incomplete Pharmacy First referrals'.

09 Feb 2024 , 3 Min Article

Public health

Pharmacy2U offers six-condition Pharmacy First service

Pharmacy2U said patients can book an online appointment with a pharmacist.

07 Feb 2024 , 2 Min Article

Public health

Locums claim Rowlands threatened to cancel shifts if they didn’t make Pharmacy First declaration

Rowlands said locums are "responsible for ensuring they are competent to deliver Pharmacy First."

01 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

Clinical services

Pharmacy First launch: Service will deliver ‘faster, simpler’ patient care

Health leaders welcome the launch today of the landmark service in England.

31 Jan 2024 , 3 Min Article