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Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease with Coeliac UK

Interview conducted by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor)Sep 12 2019 Thought LeadersNorma McGoughDirector of Policy, Research and CampaignsCoeliac UK An interview with Norma McGough, Director of…

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Welsh government invests £100k in pharmacists’ minor ailments training

Minister for health and social services Vaughan Gething made the announcement during his speech on delivering a healthier Wales at the Welsh Pharmacy Conference last…

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Pharmacy minister faces mounting concerns over epilepsy drug shortage

Seema Kennedy was responding to a parliamentary question from Labour MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston Justin Madders on Tuesday (May 7), who said his…

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Lloydspharmacy owner expects further branch closures across Europe

US company McKesson, which owns Lloydspharmacy, referred to “expected further closures of retail pharmacy stores across Europe”, in slides to accompany its 2018-19 financial results,…

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Boots parent company appoints Disney VP to lead digital transformation

Gunjan Bhow will join Walgreens Boots Alliance in the newly created role of global chief digital officer, where he will lead its “global efforts to…

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All opioid painkillers to carry prominent addiction warnings this year

The government decision comes after data showed the number of opioid painkillers dispensed in the community increased by more than 60% in the past decade,…

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GPhC could use covert surveillance to tackle pharmacy POM diversion

The new powers to conduct “covert directed surveillance” were authorised under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) in July 2018 to be used as…

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Minor ailment referrals to be discussed, as funding talks start

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) and NHS England have agreed a set of proposals for the 2019-20 pharmacy contract “and beyond”, the…

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C+D clinical editor named one of journalism’s ’30 under 30′

Mr Stewart was handed his award by Grazia editor Hattie Brett, at a ceremony in London billed as “shining a light on the outstanding efforts…

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Naproxen 250mg and 500mg among final 42 concessionary prices for March

An initial 34 prices for the month were announced on March 20, followed by a further 20 prices on March 22.

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