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All community pharmacists should prescribe, says APPG

The All-Party Pharmacy Group makes seven recommendations from a series of evidence sessions looking at the impact of government cuts on community pharmacy  

Animal magic

With April being ‘National Pet Month’, this is the ideal time to get the local independent pharmacy recognised as a pet health destination

Report looks at pharmacy’s expanding role internationally

A new report from the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) looks at the increasing role pharmacy is playing in self care

GPhC's plans for revalidation revealed

A consultation launches on key changes to the CPD system for pharmacy professionals – find out about revalidation

Nystatin suspension

This pharmacy scenario focuses on nystatin suspension.

BPSA sets out students' expectations for the future

The BPSA has published a discussion paper that examines the aspirations and expectations of pharmacy students

Smoking rates lowest ever but quit services at risk

One in six adults smoked in 2015 – the lowest level on record – but funding cuts could leave quit services at risk

Alcohol misuse: part two

This module is the second in our CPPE series about alcohol misuse.

Could you identify oral cancer?

Can you recognise the signs and symptoms of oral cancer? With the number of cases on the rise, time to brush up on your knowledge

Pet health: Puppy love... (and other animals)

Pharmacists must be able to recommend the most appropriate treatments for fleas, ticks and worms in their customers’ pets

SGLT-2 inhibitors cut hospitalisations and deaths

SGLT2 inhibitors found to reduce heart failure hospitalisations by more than a third

Self-management benefits asthma patients

Asthma self-management, including patient education, an action plan and regular review, improves care

Professionalism in pharmacy

What professionalism is or isn’t may be difficult to define in practice

Parkinson's Disease

Welcome to the latest Future Pharmacist: PDS Clinic.Future Pharmacist: PDS Clinic will cover a different area that will help you build on the knowledge that you have already gained from your undergraduate course. In this clinic, we are focussing on Parkinson’s Disease. After downloading the PDF and reading through the material, take time to reflect on what you’ve learnt and write a PDS entry to earn a point.

Under the skin

Skin diseases can have a profound effect on quality of life, but pharmacy teams can support customers to manage their condition.

Mild cognitive impairment and dementia

This CPD module provides an overview of mild cognitive impairment and dementia.

PDA’s legal challenge over new standards refused

The PDA’s application for a judicial review of the GPhC’s new professional standards has been turned down in the High Court

‘Aspirations and Expectations of Pharmacy Students’

The BPSA are pleased to launch our discussion paper, ‘Aspirations and Expectations of Pharmacy Students - A View to the Future’ this afternoon following our 75th Annual Conference in Durham. The paper examines the aspirations and expectations of pharmacy students as they set out on their journey to become a pharmacy professional. It explores themes such as pharmacist prescribing, the provision of seven day clinical pharmacy services, and what aspects of practice students are interested in training and working in.

Pharmacy funding in Wales protected at £144m

Funding protected in Wales as community pharmacy described as a “fundamental part” of a strong primary care service

Gym nasties

An increasing number of men and boys use anabolic steroids to change their physique. But how can you spot the signs and help users kick the habit?
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All community pharmacists should prescribe, says APPG

The All-Party Pharmacy Group makes seven recommendations from a series of evidence sessions looking at the impact of gov...

Report looks at pharmacy’s expanding role internationally

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Primary Care Pharmacy - Could It Be For You?

Rob Davies, Practice Pharmacist at Healthy Prestatyn Rhuddlan Primary Care Practice in North Wales, Board Member of The ...