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April | 03/04/2020

Revised guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by health and social care workers has been issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, Public Health England, Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency Northern Ireland and Health Protection Scotland.

April | 03/04/2020

The Community Pharmacy Emergency Supply during a Pandemic Service will be available in all participating community pharmacies in Northern Ireland from 6 April 2020.

April | 02/04/2020

Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC explains how any form of abuse is not tolerated. It is disheartening to hear that so many of our members are facing abuse from customers and patients during this challenging time.

April | 02/04/2020

Volunteers can sign up to be part of the NHS Volunteer Responder group, which was initiated to help support highly vulnerable patients during the coronavirus pandemic, so that these patients can stay safe at home.

April | 01/04/2020

Governments across the UK have made undertakings to cover all extra costs incurred by NHS providers during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes commitments made publicly by the Chancellor and NHS chief Simon Stevens.

April | 01/04/2020

We are facing extraordinary times currently with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown. In this patient safety update, we would like to highlight some key topics that are concerning most members significantly, as well as our advice on practicing safely and within reasonable boundaries during the current pandemic.

March | 31/03/2020

We are relieved to get today’s announcement of a £300m advanced payment to meet increased medicines costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic.