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Some Scottish pharmacies may not be included in flu drive

Some health boards in Scotland may decide not to involve community pharmacies in the provision of NHS flu vaccinations.

Contractors get 2k per month for Pharmacy First Plus service

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland will receive a monthly fee of £2,000 for offering the new Pharmacy First Plus service, it has been revealed. 

Scotland’s Pharmacy First service launches to Government praise

Community pharmacies in Scotland are set to undergo the biggest change to their contractual framework in recent years.

Face coverings to be compulsory in Scottish pharmacies

From Friday it will be compulsory for members of the public to wear a face covering in community pharmacies in Scotland.

Delayed NHS Pharmacy First goes live end of July

Scotland's NHS Pharmacy First service is one of the biggest changes to the community pharmacy contractual framework in recent years.

Scottish pharmacists ‘failing to exploit skills’ says report

Scotland’s cross-party health and sport committee has published a damning report of the country’s system of supply and demand for medicines.

Covid-19 deaths continue to decrease

Deaths involving Covid-19 fall to lowest level in eight weeks.

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.

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