Additional funding of £15 million will be provided to GP practices to help them cope with extra pressures arising from coronavirus (COVID-19).
An uplift of £300 million in total over the next two months will be made to English community pharmacy contractors’ ‘advance payments’.
CHAS has launched the UK’s first virtual children’s hospice to support children with life-shortening conditions & their families during the coronavirus crisis.
The PDA has said that ‘regrettably’ some pharmacy companies and locum agencies are now threatening to refer locums, who are seeking to negotiate higher rates, to the GPhC.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues PIP are endeavouring to keep pharmacy teams up to date and signpost to up to date news, advice and guidance.
Scottish Government is to temporarily pause a number of screening programmes due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19.
A new ‘Scotland Cares’ campaign has been launched to encourage people to volunteer during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The NHS Volunteer Responders recruitment initiative has recruited 750,000 people after hitting initial target within less than 24 hours.
Delivery of eight weeks’ worth of PPE to all GP surgeries. This will begin today and is expected to be completed by the end of the week.
NHS staff will be first in line for a new coronavirus (COVID-19) testing programme being developed in collaboration with government and industry.