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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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Nearly 75 per cent of people with learning disabilities get health check

Seventy-four per cent of people aged 14 and over with a learning disability have had an annual health check ahead of schedule.

10 Jun 2021 , 1 Min Article

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GP CPCS referrals rolled out across North West by autumn

GP CPCS referrals will be rolled out to 30 per cent of primary care networks in the North West of England by autumn this year.

08 Jun 2021 , 1 Min Article

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P2U partners with Royal Mail on same-day deliveries

Pharmacy2U has announced it is partnering with Royal Mail to provide same-day deliveries for "some" products. 

06 Jun 2021 , 1 Min Article

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CPNI calls for new approach to accessing primary care

The Department Of Health needs to conduct a review of the whole system and how it is currently operating, says CPNI chair James McCaughan.

20 May 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacists could help plug NHS workforce gap

Pharmacists could help alleviate the shortage of staff in the NHS primary care sector, suggests a new report.

03 Apr 2019 , 1 Min Article

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Healthy living

CPS in joint project with Coeliac UK

Community Pharmacy Scotland and Coeliac UK are working together on a joint project to identify undiagnosed patients.

26 Feb 2019 , 1 Min Article

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PSNC: Primary care network engagement a priority

The negotiator told Pharmacy Magazine it is “currently considering” what form this engagement might take.

21 Feb 2019 , 1 Min Article

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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.

20 Feb 2019 , 1 Min Article

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Older people's health

Pharmacists included in major NHS recruitment drive

NHS England says it "needs the clinical skills of community pharmacists" for the new Primary Care Networks.

31 Jan 2019 , 2 Min Article

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RPS consults on standards for community pharmacy services

The standards will set out best practice across the sector and encourage consistent, high quality patient care, says the RPS

21 Jan 2019 , 1 Min Article

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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.

11 Jan 2019 , 1 Min Article