“THE Government is yet again missing the point,” said Rob Darracott, chief executive of Pharmacy Voice in response to today’s announcement that prescription charges in England were being increased to £8.20 per item. “The charge should not be there in the first place. Pharmacy Voice would like to see the whole system overhauled and do […]
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THE Royal Pharmaceutical Society is looking for examples of campaigns or resources that raise awareness of pharmacy services . “Raising awareness with patients, carers and the public about the services that pharmacists and their teams can and do provide is a key challenge for the profession. Whilst patients, carers and the public readily identify pharmacists with […]
FROM 1st February 2015, PSD will commence automation of payment for electronic instalment dispensed claims. Community Pharmacy Scotland has produced a key facts document to help explain the implications of the change.
“WE have to modify our profession to adapt to changing needs,” said Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie, Chair of the Prescription for Excellence steering board at the NHS Education for Scotland Pharmacy Conference. He explained that working with other professional colleagues and being part of a team meant more could be achieved and urged closer working […]