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Amanda Pritchard confirmed as next head of NHS England

Viewed as the continuity candidate, Pritchard will be the first woman to head up NHS England.

Record number of Covid jabs booked in one day

A record number of Covid vaccines were booked in one day through the NHS website earlier this week. 

Pharmacies could administer Covid jabs before Christmas

Pharmacies in England could potentially be administering a Covid-19 vaccine before the end of 2020, an NHS chief’s comments suggest.

NHS chief blasts Priadel manufacturer for ‘jacking prices’

The head of the NHS in England has criticised Priadel manufacturer Essential Pharma for discontinuing the drug.

Simon Stevens visits pharmacy to mark CPCS milestone

NHS chief Simon Stevens marked the fact pharmacies in England have processed over 300k CPCS referrals. 

PSNC concerns around 'fraudsters' delivering medicines

Pharmacies may now use an ‘army’ of NHS volunteer responders to deliver medicines – but many are concerned about the safety implications.

Pharmacists offered 'fast-track' medical degrees under Brexit plans

The government is planning to offer pharmacists and paramedics a fast-track conversion course to retrain as doctors.

Pharmacists should dispense high-strength statins OTC says NHS

High-dose statins could be made more easily available without the need for a doctor’s prescription.

Stevens: Knife crime, pollution high on NHS agenda

Simon Stevens commits the NHS to tackling the society's major challenges including 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.

NHS chief: No deal medicine plans "activated"

Matt Hancock revealed in the course of the hearing that the Government has “of course” prioritised medicines over food.



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