Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) and NHS Forth Valley have launched the ‘CHAS Community Pharmacy Network’, the first of its kind for children in the UK.
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The online technology company Amazon has submitted an application register a trademark against the term ‘Amazon Pharmacy’.
Public Health England (PHE) has said it is aware of a reported outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan City, China, and has offered advice to travellers to the area regarding this.
The PDA Union and Boots have jointly announced further pay increases for pharmacists at the company.
A recently published study has concluded that pharmacy technicians have significantly lower discharge transcribing error rates compared with doctors.
If we, as pharmacists, don’t fully understand our identity – which I think we don’t – then we should not be surprised when the general public doesn’t either.
Medicines which can be used to treat prostate cancer, primary progressive multiple sclerosis, a rare form of lymphoma and migraine have been accepted by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for use by NHSScotland.
A registered pharmacist received a 28 months prison sentence at Wolverhampton Crown Court, on 13 January, for illegally supplying Class B and Class C controlled drugs to criminal associates on the black market.
A coroner in Stafford, England has raised concerns about the dangers of paraffin-based emollients and re-iterated the need to raise awareness of this potentially fatal issue amongst healthcare professionals.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting on proposals to increase registration fees for pharmacy premises from £262 to £365. This represents a 39% increase.