Smartphones or tablet devices could be used by pharmacists instead of scanners to implement the Falsified Medicines Directive, manufacturers have claimed.
Talks between Boots and the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union over the future representation of Boots pharmacists have ended without agreement.
Over 70% of Amazon customers in the United States would be willing to buy prescription drugs through the online retailer, according to the results of a survey carried out by Deutsche Bank.
Childhood vaccination coverage declined in 9 of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at ages one, two or five years in 2017/2018, compared with the previous year, according to statistics released by Public Health England.
PDA Union advises members not to repay bonus money to LloydsPharmacy until it explains calculation error
More than 100 members of the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union have ed them for advice after being asked by LloydsPharmacy to repay a portion of their bonus payments.
Raj Aggarwal FRPharmS has been awarded the title of Honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy.
Falsified Medicines Directive suppliers have warned that pharmacies who wait until the last minute to purchase hardware could have to pay more, and may not receive their kit in time to comply with the regulations on implementation day.
NHS staff in Wales are set to benefit from a new pay deal over the next three years which is set to match, if not go beyond, the pay deal for England, according to the Welsh government.
Online pharmacy Pharmacy2U is to open a new dispensing facility that will enable it to increase its dispensing capacity to 7.5 million items a month, more than 16 times its current capacity.
The Co-op, which sold off its high street pharmacy business for £620 million in 2014, is returning to the market by buying the repeat prescription smartphone app Dimec.
The number of vapers in Great Britain has reached an estimated 3.2 million in 2018, compared with 700,000 in 2012, according to figures from an Action on Smoking and Health survey.
Government publishes guidance on regulation of medicines and clinical trials in case of a no-deal Brexit
Guidance on how medicines, medical devices, and clinical trials will be regulated if the UK leaves the EU with no withdrawal agreement has been published by the Department of Health and Social Care.
Community pharmacists should have full read/write access to patient records to improve care and help join up NHS services, according to a white paper from the Proprietary Association of Great Britain.
NHS GP practices have been offered free use of video consultation technology by a firm that produces a prescription app.
A fixed-dose triple combination antihypertensive pill was more effective at controlling blood pressure than usual care, the results of a randomised trial in Sri Lanka show
Obese adults shed influenza A virus for almost 50% longer than non-obese adults, research published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases shows.
A study of transdermal analgesics in people living with dementia has shown that more than half discontinue buprenorphine owing to adverse events.
Researchers from the United States have found that exercise is associated with a reduced mental health burden, but this benefit does not always continue to increase with duration and frequency.
An audit of data from Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group in England has found inconsistencies in asthma care that could leave high-risk patients unidentified and at risk of death.
Healthy diet linked to improved asthma symptomsSubscription
Research across a large cohort using three different quality measures has shown that a healthy diet is associated with a reduced likelihood of experiencing asthma symptoms
Continuing metformin when introducing sulfonylureas is safer than switching in T2DM, research showsSubscription
Switching to sulfonylureas increases the risk of serious adverse events compared with remaining on metformin in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to research published in The BMJ.
Results from a pharmacist-delivered audit pilot show that it reduced levels of high-risk prescribing in general practice, study results have shown.