Sajid Javid praises community pharmacy

Health Secretary Sajid Javid acknowledged and appreciated the hard work done by community pharmacies to serve people during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Community pharmacies have done an absolutely amazing job throughout the pandemic from day one,” he said, on the sidelines of a roundtable held at the Department of Health and Welfare in central London on […]

Opening of a new BVHS hospital and community pharmacy

Blanchard Valley Health System celebrates the completion of its new inpatient and community pharmacy. BVHS says the move and construction of the Blanchard Valley Hospital inpatient pharmacy, as well as the Center for Medication Management, the outpatient pharmacy for community members, is officially complete. A small celebration was hosted by a handful of Blanchard Valley […]

Omnicell to launch innovative new solution at Clinical Pharmacy Congress

Omnicell, a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, will unveil its pioneering new MedX solution at Clinical Pharmacy Congress (23-24 September 2021) to be held at ExCeL London. MedX, the latest addition to Omnicell’s market-leading portfolio, is a software solution that manages medication and controlled drug inventory, […]

Community pharmacy capacity and pandemic preparedness greater than ever

When President Joseph R. Biden set a goal of more than one million vaccinations per day, it looked like the United States was preparing for a 2-front world war, appealing to the Federal Management Agency emergency and National Guard, sequestering space and tens of thousands of volunteers, and attracting many of them with rapid access […]

Falsified paperwork distributed in the nurse’s hospital pharmacy

A nurse’s attempt to divert oxycodone was foiled by a patient who wanted to see her medication before discharge A nurse was convicted of professional misconduct and disability after falsifying oxycodone scripts and attempting to take oxycodone intended for a patient. The nurse was working at a hospital in Western Australia when in November 2018 […]

Community pharmacy hospital discharge service launched in Scotland

Community pharmacies in Scotland will provide a hospital discharge and medication reconciliation service as part of the government’s five-year stimulus plan for the NHS in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘NHS Recovery Plan’, released by the Scottish Government on August 25, 2021, aims to close the backlog of NHS care in Scotland between […]

Community pharmacy home distribution of naloxone during COVID-19 investigation: the impact of one public health crisis on another

This article was originally published here Pharmacy (Basel). July 23, 2021; 9 (3): 129. doi: 10.3390 / pharmacy9030129. ABSTRACT A recent report found that the number of opioid-related deaths in Ontario in the first 15 weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic was 38.2% higher than in the 15 weeks before the pandemic. Our study aimed to […]

Wrexham Maelor Hospital Pharmacy Releases Fourth Edition Of Trusted Clinical Guidelines Sold Worldwide> News Posted: Wed 25 Aug 2021 A clinical guide that has become a “bestseller” for the Pharmacy Department at Wrexham Maelor Hospital is being published in its fourth edition this month. NEWTs are a resource for healthcare professionals and caregivers to help people with swallowing problems. It is on the UK Medicines Information essential […]

Assess recognition of the role, policies and value of community pharmacy to citizens around the world

Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discusses how the role of pharmacists, opportunities and issues facing community pharmacies internationally compare to the experience of community pharmacists in the United States. United. Pharmacy hours interviewed Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, about his recent appointment as […]

Healthy expansion for community pharmacy operator thanks to funding from Santander UK

Rishi bhatia RB Healthcare, headquartered in Merseyside, which operates a group of independent community pharmacies in the North West, has reached an agreement to acquire 11 pharmacies following funding of more than £ 12.5million from Santander UK. The innovative funding envelope includes mortgage loans, term debts, working capital and overdrafts. RB Healthcare has also moved […]