Alison Moore is a freelance journalist, editor and trainer based in Sevenoaks, Kent. She specialises in the health service and public sector, and has worked for HSJ, Nursing Standard, Healthcare Manager, Pulse and the Sunday and Daily Telegraph, among other titles.
Pharmacists in one county say working with GP practices during the COVID-19 pandemic has been ‘difficult’
A survey of pharmacists in Kent has found that 80% have had difficulties with communication and collaboration with GP practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK will lose its involvement in evaluating medicines for the European Medicines Agency from the date it formally leaves the European Union in March 2019, despite plans for the UK to remain closely tied to the EU during a transition period lasting until the end of 2020.
A patient support programme run by Celesio and MSD led to a significant improvement in adherence to diabetes medication — especially among those who initially were least adherent.