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Week Commencing 25/05/2020

Unlicensed anti-viral gets MHRA approval for Covid-19 (

Priority access to COVID-19 antibody tests for English pharmacy teams (

RPS ‘disappointed’ pharmacies not included in PPE rollout (


Week Commencing 18/05/2020

New antibody study will inform Govt lockdown strategy (

Loss of smell added to Covid-19 warning symptoms (

DHSC to increase medicines reimbursement prices by £15m next month (

Superdrug antibody test sells out hours after launch (

Initial 63 price concessions announced for May (

ACTNow: New wellbeing campaign for pharmacy (

CPNI bids for resources to help NHS re-establish (

Week Commencing 27/04/2020    

PHE issues vitamin D Coronavirus Update (

RoE Awards: New Covid-19 category launched (

Pharmacies to open for three hours on early May bank holiday (

Hancock urged to remove script charges ‘to save lives’ (

GPs alerted over possible 'SARS-CoV-2 related inflammatory syndrome' in children (

Avicenna partners with EDF on medicines deliveries (

PDA call on government to include community pharmacists in £60K payment scheme (

KEEPING HEROES MOVING. If you’re an NHS worker, some of Nissan's dealerships can now loan you a vehicle for free. (

Support for dementia sufferers during Covid lockdown (

New legislation allows CD supply without prescription (

Care homes medicine re-use scheme introduced (

Week Commencing 20/04/2020

With opportunities to work in primary care networks emerging in England, pharmacists can make the most of their knowledge and experience to succed in such a role. (

NHS App allows patients to choose pharmacy. (

See here for more information on pharmacies ability to make temporary changes to opening hours. (

New COVID-19 posters coming to pharmacies. (

Today @AIMpharmacies launched a pharmacy campaign to celebrate #pharmacyheroes & highlight their courage & how they are going over & beyond for their patients & communities they serve & how appreciated they are by their patients. (

Make sure your pharmacy teams have access to 'Every Mind Matters'.(

9 ways for pre-registration pharmacists to survive Coivd-19 (

IMPORTANT UPDATE - supporting NHS 111 response to covid-19 (

CPPE have made learning and upskilling yourself on COVID-19 as easy and accessible as possible, by creating a brand new COVID-19 gateway page.(

If you are a pharmacist or run a pharmacy team and are facing difficult decisions, have a look at the ethical decision-making framework developed by RPS. (

NHS Digital are working to support the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic This news story highlights some of the work that is relevant to community pharmacy teams. (

PSNC Contractor Update: community pharmacies on the 8th May Bank Holiday. (

Covid testing website shuts down hours after launch (


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