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Latest News

Week Commencing 25/05/2020

Unlicensed anti-viral gets MHRA approval for Covid-19 (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/unlicensed-anti-viral-gets-mhra-approval-for-covid-19-patients)

Priority access to COVID-19 antibody tests for English pharmacy teams (https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/news/pharmacy-teams-england-eligible-covid-19-antibody-tests)

RPS ‘disappointed’ pharmacies not included in PPE rollout (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/rps-disappointed-pharmacies-not-included-in-ppe-rollout)

 

Week Commencing 18/05/2020

New antibody study will inform Govt lockdown strategy (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/new-antibody-study-will-inform-govt-lockdown-strategy)

Loss of smell added to Covid-19 warning symptoms (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/loss-of-smell-added-to-covid-19-warning-symptoms)

DHSC to increase medicines reimbursement prices by £15m next month (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/dhsc-to-increase-medicines-reimbursement-prices-by-15m-next-month)

Superdrug antibody test sells out hours after launch (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/superdrug-antibody-test-sells-out-hours-after-launch)

Initial 63 price concessions announced for May (https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/news/initial-63-price-concessions-may)

ACTNow: New wellbeing campaign for pharmacy (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/actnow-new-campaign-urges-profession-to-priortise-its-wellbeing)

CPNI bids for resources to help NHS re-establish (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/psni-pushes-for-funding-to-alleviate-nhs-bottlenecks)

Week Commencing 27/04/2020    

PHE issues vitamin D Coronavirus Update (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/phe-issues-vit-d-coronavirus-update)

RoE Awards: New Covid-19 category launched (https://www.pharmacymagazine.co.uk/605502-roe-awards-new-covid-19-category-launched)

Pharmacies to open for three hours on early May bank holiday (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/pharmacies-to-open-for-three-hours-on-early-may-bank-holiday)

Hancock urged to remove script charges ‘to save lives’ (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/hancock-urged-to-remove-script-charges-to-save-lives)

GPs alerted over possible 'SARS-CoV-2 related inflammatory syndrome' in children (https://www.gponline.com/gps-alerted-possible-sars-cov-2-related-inflammatory-syndrome-children/article/1681480)

Avicenna partners with EDF on medicines deliveries (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/avicenna-partners-with-edf-on-medicines-deliveries)

PDA call on government to include community pharmacists in £60K payment scheme (https://www.the-pda.org/60k-letter-to-matt-hancock-2/)

KEEPING HEROES MOVING. If you’re an NHS worker, some of Nissan's dealerships can now loan you a vehicle for free. (https://www.nissan.co.uk/covid-19/nhs-car-loans.html#FAQs)

Support for dementia sufferers during Covid lockdown (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/support-for-dementia-sufferers-during-covid-lockdown)

New legislation allows CD supply without prescription (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/legislation-passed-to-allow-cd-supply-without-prescription)

Care homes medicine re-use scheme introduced (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/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. (https://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/careers-and-jobs/careers-and-jobs/career-feature/do-i-have-the-skills-to-work-for-a-primary-care-network/20207796.article?firstPass=false)

NHS App allows patients to choose pharmacy. (https://www.pharmacy.biz/nhs-app-allows-patients-to-choose-pharmacy/)

See here for more information on pharmacies ability to make temporary changes to opening hours. (https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/news/covid-19-pharmacies-able-temporarily-close-or-change-opening-hours)

New COVID-19 posters coming to pharmacies. (https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/covid-19-update-pandemic-posters-being-mailed-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. (https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/covid-19-update-pandemic-posters-being-mailed-to-pharmacies/)

Make sure your pharmacy teams have access to 'Every Mind Matters'.(https://www.p3pharmacy.co.uk/605154-covid-19-revamp-for-every-mind-matters)

9 ways for pre-registration pharmacists to survive Coivd-19 (https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/feature/9-ways-pre-registration-pharmacists-survive-covid-19)

IMPORTANT UPDATE - supporting NHS 111 response to covid-19 (https://www.tmmagazine.co.uk/605185-pharmacy-cas-provides-extra-support-at-nhs-111)

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.(https://www.cppe.ac.uk/news/a?ID=865)

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. (https://www.rpharms.com/about-us/news/details/Guidance-on-ethical-professional-decision-making-in-the-COVID-19-pandemic)

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. (https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/nhs-digitals-covid-19-eps-work/)

PSNC Contractor Update: community pharmacies on the 8th May Bank Holiday. (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/extend-visas-to-pre-reg-pharmacists-priti-patel-urged)

Covid testing website shuts down hours after launch (https://www.pharmacynetworknews.com/covid-testing-website-shuts-down-hours-after-launch)

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