Tag: community pharmacy

The NHS believes there is the potential to eliminate cervical cancer completely, thanks to a change to the primary test within its Cervical Screening Programme, and the effectiveness of the HPV test. I find out more in this feature for

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With staff numbers depleted and the ability to run services drastically reduced, juggling salary costs is a pressing challenge for many contractors, as I find out in this feature for Chemist + Druggist magazine…

Ahead of the results of David Wright’s review of the professional bodies representing community pharmacy contractors, I explore whether their public statements hint at the conclusions, in this feature for P3pharmacy magazine…

As Public Health England publishes the first ever review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five classes of common medicines, I investigate the role that pharmacy teams can play in helping tackle these issues in this feature for Training

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Tucked away in the dispensary, pharmacy fridges play a small but vital role in storing volatile or high-value medicines, as I find out in this feature for P3 magazine…

The latest NHS data shows an increase in referrals to talking therapies, as well as a rise in recovery rates for people experiencing anxiety and depression. I find out how pharmacy teams can help customers spot the symptoms and access

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Community pharmacy in the north-east of England is well prepared for the arrival of primary care networks. I find out about a host of innovative services already yielding promising results across the region, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine…

The new Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework contains no extra funding, but a definite shake-up of services. I look at what these changes mean for pharmacy staff over the next few months, and beyond, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Pharmacy professionals have a professional and legal duty to keep confidential the information they obtain during the course of their practice. But what exactly does this entail? I find out in this Update module for C+D…

If the immediate care and prevention initiatives promised in the NHS Long Term Plan begin to drive more people into pharmacies, how will staff meet their need for services , especially with prescription volumes at the current level? Investing in

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