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Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Sponsored Content by PittconFeb 14 2018 Thought LeadersDr Cesar M. CastroDirector of the Cancer Program, MGH Center for ​Systems Biology & Assistant Professor of Medicine,…

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Boots offers free indemnity insurance for employees’ primary care work

All Boots employees are already covered by insurer Axa, the multiple explained, but this coverage does not extend to “when they are working outside of…

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Flu vaccine uptake in over-65s down 14 percentage points on last year

Across this patient group, 39.4% had received a flu jab this season by October 21, compared with 53.7% by the same date in 2017, according…

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Another 20 concessionary prices announced for October

An initial nine concessionary prices for October were announced last week, with a further 15 agreed on Monday.  

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£2m minor ailments scheme included in Northern Irish pharmacy contract

The £11.1m funding includes £3m “in response to specific issues of concern” raised by contractors and to provide “extra support for pharmacies in rural locations”,…

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Gluten-free prescriptions restricted to bread and mixes next month

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) decided in February that “bread and [flour] mixes only” should remain available across England, following a public…

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First 20 concessionary prices announced for November

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Theresa May reveals national scheme pairing pharmacists and care homes

Teams of healthcare professionals, including pharmacists and GPs, will be assigned to care homes, “where they will get to know individual residents’ needs and provide…

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MP calls for greater scrutiny of payments to online pharmacies

Julie Cooper, MP for Burnley and Padiham, told C+D that the remuneration of online pharmacies “has got to be considered”, because they “cherry-pick” which medicines…

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PDA: ‘Hundreds’ of Boots pharmacists excluded from union vote

In June, 47% of 6,890 eligible registered and pre-registration pharmacists voted on whether they wanted Boots’ own union – the Boots Pharmacists’ Association (BPA) – “derecognised”, so…

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