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UK pharmacists are demanding a change in the culture around provision of Medicines Use Reviews, Chemist + Druggist reports. C+D polled its readers about MURs following controversy over allegations Boots …

The Australian Government should follow the UK and provide funding support for integrating pharmacists into general practice clinics, according to the PSA. The British Department of Health – through NHS …

This week’s pharmacy news from around the world UK: Chemist + Druggist reports that the UK’s General Pharmaceutical Council is liaising with the Pharmacists’ Defence Association in regard to information …

The Guardian has received what its letters editor suspects may be the “largest haul of mail” ever received about a single article, following reports last week that Boots management was …

Managers at Boots, the UK’s biggest pharmacy chain, have been pressuring their pharmacists to abuse Medicine Use Reviews, providing them to patients who do not need them or cannot use …

Our wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Ottawa, Canada – the Canadian Pharmacists Association has announced that pharmacists should play a frontline role in patient management and dispensing …

AJP looks at this week’s pharmacy news from around the world West Virginia, US: Recent data for the state of West Virginia show a 40% decrease in doctor shopping over …

A UK report has quantified the increasing role played by community pharmacies in public health. The community pharmacy offer for improving the public’s health, published by the Local Government Association, …

The UK’s National Pharmacy Association has quantified the pressure that could be placed on other health services under the planned cuts to English pharmacy. The 6% funding cuts are likely …

“Hub and spoke” dispensing is safer than the traditional pharmacy approach, England’s chief pharmaceutical officer says. The Pharmaceutical Journal reports that Keith Ridge, in giving evidence to the All-Party Pharmacy …

Pharmacy in the UK wasn’t celebrating Christmas following the December 17 open letter outlining the cuts which may lead to the closure of up to a quarter of English pharmacies …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world London, UK: Following a BBC program which revealed UK pharmacists illegally selling prescription drugs, the UK’s pharmacy regulator is seeking …