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Pharmacies in Wales to get £500 bonus

Pharmacies in Wales will receive a bonus payment next month of £500 from the Welsh government.

Welsh government launches plan to transform hospital pharmacy

The Welsh government has pledged to invest £67 million to improve the way medicines are prepared.

Wales Week London puts spotlight on community pharmacy

PM editor Richard Thomas joins a panel of experts to debate the changing role of community pharmacy in Wales during the annual Wales Week London celebrations.

Vaccine ‘time bomb’ in Wales if pharmacies not utilised

Wales faces a “ticking time bomb” if work does not begin to commission community pharmacies to administer Covid vaccines says CPW chair. 

Wales: Pharmacy Covid vaccinations 'must be sped up'

Community pharmacies in Wales need to be involved at scale in providing the Covid-19 vaccine, the country's pharmacy negotiator has said.

Welsh pharmacies welcome Covid-19 jab service spec

The national primary care service specification for Covid-19 vaccination has been welcomed by Community Pharmacy Wales.

Pharmacy saves 35k GP consultations a week in Wales

Community pharmacies in Wales conduct an average of 15.5 advice consultations a day – a total of 11,000 per day – according to a new audit.

CCA & NPA update crisis guidance for second wave

Providing Pharmaceutical Care in Crisis Situations updates guidance first published in the spring.

Resources for provisionally registered pharmacists in Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales has developed a set of resources for provisionally registered pharmacists on its website.

Community pharmacy video consultations piloted in Wales

Community pharmacies in Wales are to join GPs in being allowed to offer their patients remote video consultations.

Welsh pharmacies get extra £18m in three-year deal

Multi-year deal and more money for community pharmacy contractors in Wales as transformation programme gathers pace after Covid pause.

Covid-19 deaths continue to decrease

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

Welsh Government rolls out medicines delivery app

App rolled out to pharmacies in Wales to help them identify shielding patients and use volunteers to deliver medicines. 

COVID crisis: Wales announces flexible opening hours

Welsh health minister Vaughan Gething has said that pharmacies in Wales can amend opening hours to manage demand.

Welsh Government acts to relieve COVID pressure on pharmacies

CPhO Andrew Evans: “I remain incredibly grateful for the hard work and dedication of every community pharmacy team in Wales."

Drug deaths in England and Wales hit record levels

Misuse of heroin pushes drug misuse deaths up by 17 per cent to 2,917.

Record number of pre-reg pharmacists to train in Wales

A record 155 trainee pharmacists accept pre-registration places in Wales for 2020-21 - a 60 per cent increase on 2019-20.

New director for Wales starts at GPhC

Liam Anstey appointed as GPhC's director for Wales.

Minor ailments visits double in a single year in Wales

A document from Statistics for Wales revealed that 43,158 CAS consultations were made in 2018-19, up from 16,087 in 2017-18.

Sixteen month sentence for £76k fraud pharmacist

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for overcharging the NHS £76,475 for prescription medicines.

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