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Former TUI retail director replaces Kenny Black at Rowlands Pharmacy

Mark Bather joined the multiple at the start of the year as retail operations director, following just under three years at TUI, two years as…

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GSK launches Voltarol pain relief campaign targeting younger audience

The £3 million marketing campaign began in June and will continue until September across TV, social media and screens at outdoor events, GSK said. The…

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Four pharma companies accused of 700% prochlorperazine price hike

Manufacturers Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Focus Pharmaceuticals and Medreich, along with wholesaler Lexon UK, agreed not to compete for the supply of prescription-only prochlorperazine 3mg buccal tablets,…

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Teva UK launches Sudocrem TV campaign celebrating soothing effect

The ‘soothing families’ campaign began on May 11 and will continue in bursts until October, manufacturer Teva UK said. The campaign celebrates how Sudocrem was…

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RPS: Not pharmacists’ job to police 5.6m prescription exemption fines

The number of prescription checks has “significantly increased” over the past five years – from 750,000 in 2014-15 to 24 million by 2018-19 – resulting…

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Pharmacist Support seeks your views on gaps in support in pharmacy

The first major survey in 10 years by the charity seeks the views of pharmacists nationwide from all sectors, including former pharmacists, MPharm students and…

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C+D writes open letter to pharmacy minister Seema Kennedy

In his letter, Mr Waldron said he is “encouraged” by Ms Kennedy’s track record of supporting women’s health campaigns and praise of community pharmacy services…

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Boots owner backtracks on ‘low-performing’ pharmacy review comments

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced on Tuesday (April 2) that it was taking  “immediate action” to address financial results “much weaker than expected”, which includes “decisive…

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Pharmacy bodies: Sustainable funding needed for 5-year degree plan

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) proposed the five-year integrated programme for pharmacy students in a 12-week consultation that ended yesterday (April 3). The Company Chemists’…

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Pharmacies should accept paper, plastic and digital payment exemptions

The NHS Business Standards Authority (BSA) began the process of phasing out plastic exemption cards for prescription prepayment certificates and maternity exemption certificates in favour…

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