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High Court dismisses PSNC and NPA judicial reviews

Judge Justice Collins dismisses judicial reviews “with some regret” saying they were not unlawful but criticises Government

GPhC launches consultation on tech training standards

The GPhC has launched a consultation on draft initial education and training standards for pharmacy technicians.

Supporting smokers to quit: A summary of resources

PHE has developed a summary document to support healthcare professionals in discussing the latest information on stop smoking aids and advising patients wishing to participate in Stoptober

Insight: Employability

What is ‘employability’?What is the relevance of the term 'employability'?The relevance of 'employability' to pharmacy? Read on to find out about Gautam Paul's PhD and career and also find out about about the importance of employability.

Personalised Medicine – The Future of Healthcare?

Personalised medicine has been incorporated into various aspects of healthcare and has the potential to allow for patients to receive treatments which are very tailored towards their condition. Jagraj Thandi explains the importance of personalised medicine and how it may change the healthcare landscape. 

Scotland’s CPO addresses NPA board

Rose Marie Parr emphasises person-centred care and integration as key to the expansion of community pharmacy services

How much less do female pharmacists earn?

New data suggest full-time women pharmacists earn less than men but women working part-time earn more

Employer registration open for national pre-reg scheme

Employers can now register with HEE to be part of the National Pre-registration Pharmacist Recruitment Scheme

Interview: PSNC's Simon Dukes

Simon Dukes has taken on the toughest job in UK pharmacy and he’s going to need all his experience to sort out the mess

Health screening: Testing times

Technological advances mean that pharmacy has an increasingly important role to play in screening and diagnostics

Lloyds Pharmacy Summer Placements 2018

Our paid 6 week summer placement will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your potential and gain hands-on experience working in a community or supermarket pharmacy setting.

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks for all working-age adults to tackle long-term disease.

Dovonex ointment switched from POM to P

Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment (calcipotriol 50mcg/g) has been reclassified as a P medicine, the MHRA has announced

June 2019 Registration Assessment Feedback

The BPSA Graduate Officer's Feedback Report on the June 2019 Pre-Registration GPhC Assessment 

New Beginnings, New Adventures.

Many people only have one New Year’s resolution every year, on the 1st of January. But we students have both the 1st of January and also the first day back at university to start afresh and set new goals- read Noors advice on how to make an adventure out of new beginnings. 

Price concession delays added to contractor stress

Not all of the requested concession prices for the November dispensing month have been granted, says PSNC

GPhC seeks greater understanding of quality

The GPhC is running an online workshop to seek views on what quality means in pharmacy practice

Public Health, Pharmaceuticals & The Multidisciplinary Team

The term 'public health' can be applied to any implementation that aims to improve the health of a given population, be that in a village of ten people or a city of one million. Want to find out about how you can forge a career within Public Health? Then why not learn from someone who studied this very subject at Yale!

Ask Your Pharmacist Week in full swing

Ask Your Pharmacist Week kicks off today with hundreds of ‘Discover Your Local Pharmacy’ open days taking place

Thumbs up for pharmacy post-discharge service

Post-discharge consultations with community pharmacists can reduce the risk of hospital readmission

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