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UK adults view community pharmacies as the 'most essential' local service

Pharmacies top the ranking for most essential service in annual national survey.

09 Jul 2024 , 2 Min Article

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NHS BSA forces two pharmacies to hand back £33k in hypertension fees

Exclusive: NHS investigation leads to large recovery of fees from two pharmacies

16 May 2024 , 1 Min Article

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NHSE will scrutinise Pharmacy First data for ‘outliers’ abusing service

We take monitoring of the service seriously, NHS official tells Clinical Pharmacy Congress.

13 May 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Demand for medicine deliveries ‘much higher’ than service availability

Forty per cent of British adults say they would like their medicines delivered.

07 May 2024 , 2 Min Article

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‘Real benefit’: NHS extends optician-to-pharmacy hypertension referral pilot

Optical practice referrals have helped divert patients from A&E, says local LPC.

26 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article

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One-third of PDA members have had Pharmacy First targets set by employers

PDA warns employers not to revisit MUR-type 'league table' tactics.

12 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article

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CCA: Pharmacy First has had ‘strongest start’ of any national service

Multiples delivered 1,500 consultations a day collectively in the first month of the service.

19 Mar 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Pharmacy First campaign materials now available

NHSE has launched its ‘Think pharmacy first' campaign. Posters and other assets are available.

22 Feb 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Pharmacies rated 'most essential' local service in new poll

Community pharmacies have topped a poll of the most essential local services.

05 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article

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MPs push for dermal fillers to be prescription only

There are concerns about a lack of regulation of aesthetic procedures.

04 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article