Journey to the Cloud – Cegedim Healthcare Solutions

The healthcare industry is now well into its digital transformation journey, having embraced new digital platforms in order to reduce costs while providing higher levels of service and engagement for all stakeholders, including providers, physicians, payers, and patients. The cloud is becoming ever more critical within the transformation journey and whilst the healthcare sector started [...]

By |2021-05-20T09:30:32+00:00May 20th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Reforming Scottish Pharmacy Education: Five-Year Timeline Unveiled

Scottish pharmacy bodies have unveiled a five-year timeline to modernise pharmacy education, boosting the number of Independent Prescribers (IPs) and helping to deliver on strategic ambitions for pharmacy in Scotland.   The plan sets out timings for the introduction of the new Foundation Training Year, introduction of new GPhC standards, and the eventual graduation of [...]

By |2021-05-19T12:00:23+00:00May 19th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

NPA Partners with Mental Health Charities as Centenary Celebrations Continue

The National Pharmacy Association has partnered with Mind in England and Wales, and its sister charities in Scotland and Northern Ireland, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Inspire Wellbeing – to raise awareness of pharmacy services for people with mental health problems and to raise funds for the vital work of these charities.The initiative [...]

By |2021-05-13T14:14:14+00:00May 13th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Support for Provisionally Registered Pharmacists

Financial support for provisionally registered Pharmacists working in Scotland who were unsuccessful in the March 2021 GPhC Registration Assessment  In Scotland, provisionally registered pharmacists who failed their March 2021 General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registration assessment are being offered financial and educational support to retake their assessment in July. The move recognises the difficult circumstances for [...]

By |2021-05-12T12:29:01+00:00May 12th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

PDA calls for an end to violence in pharmacy

As today marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021 and International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD), the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) is highlighting their longstanding campaign to end violence in pharmacies by reiterating calls for the whole sector to take proactive measures which reduce the risk of violence in the workplace. Consistently, in surveys [...]

By |2021-04-28T08:41:04+00:00April 28th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Clover 51 Automation Solutions Now Available With NUMARK

Clover51 pharmacy automation solutions, are excited and delighted to announce a new supplier relationship with Numark. Numark members across the UK and Northern Ireland can now take advantage of exclusive deals and offers on pharmacy automation and vending. Steven Graham, MD of Clover51 said " We are naturally delighted to be associated with a member group like Numark, [...]

By |2021-04-22T09:58:30+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

STUC welcomes the PDA Union to the Scottish trade union family

The 124th Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) conference has heard of an increase in affiliated membership over the past year, boosted by the announcement that the PDA Union, representing 32,000 pharmacists across the UK, has affiliated with the trade union umbrella organisation for Scotland. The PDA Union has affiliated with the STUC, adding the voices of [...]

By |2021-04-20T14:29:42+00:00April 20th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Aveeno Webinar: The Management of Dry and Eczema Prone Skin In Infants

The session will have a maximum duration of 1 hour Learn more about Dry and Eczema prone skin in infants, and how emollients can help, as part of our Skin Health webinar series for HCPs This webinar will provide an overview and understanding of dry skin and eczema in infants. There will be a focus [...]

By |2021-04-19T12:35:02+00:00April 19th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Angina in Scotland – Meeting the Challenge

This educational programme, sponsored and organised by A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale SRL, has been designed by an independent panel of expert cardiologists with the aim of gaining insight on recent advances in the management of stable angina pectoris. Learning objectives: The diagnosis and management of different forms of presentation of [...]

By |2021-04-19T14:40:04+00:00April 16th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

PDA response to Scottish Government’s 4% pay offer for NHS Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced that there will be a 4% pay rise for NHS Scotland Agenda for Change staff. The PDA Union has described this offer as a significant improvement on the UK Government’s 1%, but recognises that this is still significantly short of expectations. As always it is important to look closely at the detail [...]

By |2021-03-26T09:20:01+00:00March 26th, 2021|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments
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