PharmaDoctor has launched a rapid diagnostic test for Coronavirus. This is the first of its kind in the UK available through community pharmacy.
Ministers have appointed whistleblowing champions across the NHS in a bid to create a more ‘honest and open’ NHS work environment.
An NHS electronic system which enables pharmacies to immediately check if a patient is eligible for free prescriptions is being rolled out nationally.
The toxicity of a commonly prescribed beta-blocker needs better recognition across the NHS to prevent deaths from overdose, a new report has warned.
The online technology company Amazon has submitted an application register a trademark against the term ‘Amazon Pharmacy’.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is calling for better joined-up services, as part of its “Better for Women” report. It emphasises the need for national strategies to meet the needs of girls and women across their life course – from adolescence, to the middle years and later life.
The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Laura Fraser, former clinical fellow for the Scottish Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, as the new Director for Scotland.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating a potential breach of competition law in regard to the supply of Nitrofurantoin.
The CMA has provisionally found that sellers of the antibiotic Nitrofurantoin broke competition law by arranging to carve up the market between them.
Following negotiations between PSNC, DHSC and NHSE&I, HM Government has agreed to make a five-year investment in community pharmacies. The deal secures funding of £2.592bn per year for community pharmacies. The agreement also sets out a vision for the expansion of clinical service delivery through pharmacies over the next five years, in line with the NHS Long
The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have joined forces to stress the benefits and importance of good reflection among professionals in the healthcare sector.