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  • Pharmacy opens doors to GP services

    27 JAN 2007 0:00 By Matthew Wright

    Next week, Poole NHS Healthcare Centre opens its doors to patients — inside a Boots store. The local primary care trust says that people in Poole will now have more say about where they receive care.

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    Engaging with your GP surgery Subscription

    1 JUL 2008

    Although many pharmacists cite collaborative working with their local surgery as challenging, for a number of reasons it is important to get this relationship right.    

  • Engaging with your GP surgery Subscription

    1 AUG 2008

    From Mr D. G. Cairns, MRPharmS

  • My role in a GP’s dispensing practice Subscription

    1 MAR 2011

    A pharmacy post attached to a GP surgery provides an opportunity to change a prescription at the point of consultation, Elizabeth Kennedy tells Sue Laird

  • Baby with a bottle

    Paediatric penicillin dosing “needs urgent review”

    27 MAR 2014 15:10

    Penicillin doses prescribed for children by GPs are highly variable and frequently outside current age-band recommendations, new research due to be published online later this month (31 March 2014) in the British Journal of General Practice suggests.

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    Pharmacists to play a role in GP personalised care plan for elderly

    14 APR 2014 13:57

    Government initiative will see nearly one million people moved onto personalised proactive care plans

  • Man using Skype

    Pharmacists are involved in extended hours GP pilots

    14 APR 2014 15:27

    Year-long pilots will enable patients to see their GP in the evening and at weekends

  • GP access a question of timing

    16 APR 2014 15:39

    The announcement this week that over seven million patients in England are to benefit from extended GP opening hours sounds impressive at first. But with over 56 million people registered with GPs in England one might argue that too few will notice a difference.

  • Department of Health urged to stop prescription direction schemes

    9 JUL 2014 7:25

    Representatives of GPs and pharmacy contractors have written a joint letter to England’s Department of Health (DH) urging action against prescription direction schemes in which GPs are offered incentives — sometimes financial — to encourage patients to take their prescriptions to a particular pharmacy.

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    Pharmacy commissioning can learn from the GP experience

    14 JUL 2014 15:54 By Elizabeth Sukkar
    Comments (1)

    Pharmacy hasn’t been great at pitching services to the NHS. There are the usual excuses — too little funding or a lack of pharmacy representation on key bodies — but pharmacy could take a lesson from GPs.

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