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John D’Arcy is retiring as managing director of the Numark pharmacy membership organisation at the end of next January, it has been announced.
The National Pharmacy Association has produced a series of tables to help pharmacists and staff select the correct insulin when dispensing against generic prescriptions.
Funding worth £325m has been announced to support Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) by health secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens
More than a quarter of a million people in the UK are likely to be taking dependency-forming benzodiazepines and Z-drugs (BZD) far beyond the recommended usage of 2–4 weeks, according to a study in The British Journal of General Practice.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the combination treatment Vosevi (sofosbuvir, velpatasvir and voxilaprevir) for the treatment of adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1–6 without cirrhosis or with mild cirrhosis.
Lloyds Pharmacy Online Doctor is the first online service to be passed as providing safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led services in accordance with the relevant regulations in the latest round of inspections of online providers of primary care, carried out by the Care Quality Commission.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), England’s health technology assessment body, has released new clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease in adults aged 18 years and over.
Since 2000, the population in England has been living longer and spending more years in good health, according to a new report combining Public Health England data and knowledge on the health of the population in England in 2017.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tremfya (guselkumab) for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
US drug regulators have called for pharmacists to have access to training on appropriate prescribing of opioid medicines to help tackle addiction.
A trial has begun in Wales to assess the use of the antiretroviral combination treatment emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil (marketed as Truvada) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV infection.
An analysis of data from the Department of Communities and Local Government suggests stop smoking schemes will be among the hardest hit services.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is holding its first public hearing to ask patients for their experience of taking valproate.
All babies born in the UK from 1 August 2017 will be vaccinated against hepatitis B virus, health officials have announced.
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) is seeking opinion on a toolkit that it has developed to help get local services commissioned fairly and at the right cost.
Superdrug has introduced a chickenpox vaccination service in 58 of its stores in an attempt to reduce hospital visits.
Two biosimilar medicines for the treatment of patients with specific blood cancers and a range of inflammatory conditions have been made available for patients in the UK.
London pharmacies are taking part in a month-long campaign to boost uptake of shingles vaccine in older patients.
The new president of the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists (GHP) has set out his key priorities going forward.
The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has confirmed it will meet representatives from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to discuss the meaning of a letter recently sent to community pharmacies suggesting they may have committed a criminal offence.
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