17 August 2016
I started using social media as a New Year’s resolution a couple of years ago.  Intrigued by the chance to connect with friends, colleagues and strangers alike in a virtual forum, I found these...
17 August 2016
Healthcare professionals and the pharmaceutical industry regularly collaborate and share knowledge to develop medicines. On 30 June 2016, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI...
17 August 2016
This is the second in a series of articles focusing on key topics to help prompt discussion and share examples of what we are seeing through our inspections of registered pharmacies.

This month we...

17 August 2016
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is carrying out research in the community pharmacy sector to better understand how pharmacies in the UK handle the personal data that they come across on a...
17 August 2016
On 1 October 2015 the law changed  in England and Wales making it illegal to sell nicotine-inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, certain component parts and e-liquids that contain nicotine (with...
15 June 2016
There is just over one week left to let us know what you think about our proposed standards for pharmacy professionals, before the consultation closes on 27 June.

Since the consultation launched...

15 June 2016
A recent Guardian article has shone a spotlight on workplace pressures experienced by pharmacy professionals. 

The article focused on one company, but the Pharmacists’ Defence Association survey...

15 June 2016
We are committed to playing our part in improving quality in pharmacy.

And hope that, through a series of articles focusing on relevant topics, we can prompt discussion and share examples of what...

15 June 2016
Earlier this month we published a report summarising the key findings of our survey of pharmacist prescribers.

The report shows that although most of those who responded to the survey had positive...

15 June 2016
Did you know that you can now use the CPD recording tool, uptodate.org on tablets and mobile devices?

The software has been updated so you can complete the whole CPD process using your tablet,...