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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.

 

Huge spike in dispensing over Easter

Pharmacies in Scotland processed six times as many items on Easter Monday than they normally would, CPS has said.

CPS clarifies funding for Easter opening in Scotland

...and allocates £700 per pharmacy to cover costs of PPE and protective measures

COVID-19: Scottish pharmacists given access to emergency care data

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Scotland are to be given access to emergency care summary data.

Scottish pharmacies receive £4.6m global sum boost

Community pharmacies in Scotland have been offered a three-year funding package for the first time.

Type 2 diabetes cases rise 40% in Scotland

New cases of type 2 diabetes in Scotland rose by 40 per cent over a 10-year period, according to official figures.

All change at RPS Scotland

Director and deputy to retire in 2020.

Scotland’s drugs spend drops for first time in 10 years

Last year saw the first drop in spending on medicines in the community in Scotland in a decade.

Scottish govt to recruit 120 primary care pharmacists

Pharmacists and pre-reg posts part of Scottish National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan.

£800 funding for staff training continues in Scotland

Scottish Government continues with £800 funding for pharmacy staff training.

Second flu pilot goes live in Scotland

Flu vaccinations offered in 189 pharmacies in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area.

Too little patient facing time on Scotland pilot programme

“Some participants criticised the lack of hands-on experience," a report on the pilot programme has noted.

Scotland tightening drug-driving laws

Scotland’s road safety laws are being strengthened further by the introduction of drug driving limits.

Quality improvement activities for Scottish contractors

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has said it will be distributing ‘safety culture discussion cards’ to all community pharmacies in Scotland.

Scotland funding package “not quite” what CPS hoped for

A 2019-20 financial package for pharmacy in Scotland with a £2.6m uplift from last year is “not quite” what CPS hoped for due to “one outstanding issue”

Scotland’s CPO to address NPA/PM conference

Scotland’s chief pharmacist, Rose Marie Parr, will be a panellist at the June conference organised jointly by the NPA and Pharmacy Magazine

Scotland announces £2.85m for hands-on pharmacy training

Pharmacy students in Scotland are to benefit from a £2.85m investment in their practice-based learning

Minor ailments schemes a hit with the public

60 per cent of respondents said they would have seen a GP had they been unable to access the MAS service

APPG: Ministers need to say what they want from pharmacy

“It is for ministers to set out a vision of the role community pharmacy will play in the future," the APPG says

APPG hears about pharmacy in devolved nations

Community pharmacy representatives from each of the devolved nations discussed opportunities and challenges

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