AmerisourceBergen and Alliance Healthcare Announces Intent to Change Name to Cencora

Unified corporate identity reflects the organization’s global reach, impact, and purpose CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (January 24, 2023) – AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) today announced its intent to change its name to better reflect its bold vision and purpose-driven approach to creating healthier futures. AmerisourceBergen intends to become Cencora. The new name represents a unified presence that will [...]

By |2023-01-25T16:12:46+00:00January 25th, 2023|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

PDA Union National Executive Committee has Agreed on how to Proceed Towards Strike Action

  PDA Union National Executive Committee has agreed on how to proceed towards strike action Birmingham, UK. 23 January 2023. On 19 December 2022, the PDA invited members working in the NHS in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to participate in a survey, the results of which would inform a decision on whether to move [...]

By |2023-01-23T11:34:02+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Scottish Healthcare Awards announce 2023 launch

As the sterling work of Scotland’s healthcare sector shines brighter than ever, the 2023 Scottish Healthcare Awards wants to celebrate you! Save the date as his year’s ceremony is taking place on 29th November at Glasgow Marriott Hotel, with esteemed television and radio presenter, Laura McGhie, once again taking the reins as host. With [...]

By |2023-01-06T12:23:17+00:00January 6th, 2023|Regional News, SH News, SHA 2023|0 Comments

Long waiting times reduced by 20 per cent in Scotland

Waiting times of more than two years have been reduced by 20 per cent for both outpatients and inpatients, according to latest Public Health Scotland statistics. The number of outpatients waiting over two years decreased from 2,633 in the quarter to the end of June to 2,114 (20 per cent) for the period 1st [...]

By |2023-01-06T12:01:41+00:00January 6th, 2023|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

University of Glasgow cancer experts to receive £1.7 million

University of Glasgow scientists are to receive £1.7 million from Cancer Research UK to investigate both the root causes of cancer and how treatments can be improved. Professor Stephen Tait, of the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the Glasgow University School of Cancer Sciences, will receive £1,646,832 to investigate what causes cancer cells [...]

By |2023-01-06T12:25:57+00:00January 6th, 2023|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Sima Hassan elected as the new President of the PDA BAME Pharmacists Network

Birmingham, UK. 30 November 2022. The Network is delighted to announce the newly elected officers of the PDA BAME Network who will also be working closely with the other PDA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Networks (EDI). Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s BAME Network elections and congratulations to the newly elected committee! President: Sima [...]

By |2022-11-30T10:52:41+00:00November 30th, 2022|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

More healthcare professionals can now certify fit notes

Authorised nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists can now certify and issue fit notes in addition to doctors. New legislation has been introduced in Northern Ireland which will allow a wider range of healthcare professionals to certify fit notes. The change will enable patients to get advice and fit notes from their healthcare professional - without [...]

By |2022-07-21T15:09:23+00:00July 21st, 2022|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Cambrian Alliance Group Appoints Joe McKenna

The Cambrian Alliance Group today announces the appointment of Joe McKenna to its senior leadership team as Group Sales and Marketing Director. Previously Sales Director at Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd, McKenna brings with him a wealth of pharmacy and wholesale experience that spans 30 years. “I am delighted to be joining the group and taking [...]

By |2022-07-07T13:02:59+00:00July 7th, 2022|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Medical Trainee Recruitment Success

Fill rate hits 95%. A total of 95% of medical trainee posts for 2023 have been filled – the highest percentage at this stage in the recruitment process in the last five years. Of the 1,018 posts already advertised for next year’s intake, 964 trainees have been placed across all specialities. The figure includes all [...]

By |2022-06-29T13:28:24+00:00June 29th, 2022|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments
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