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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 |2023-01-25T17:11:07+00:00January 25th, 2023|Regional News, WH 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 to [...]

By |2023-01-23T12:34:22+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

‘We strike for the future of the NHS’: RCN strike action begins

The largest strike in RCN history starts today, as nursing staff in England, Northern Ireland and Wales demand fair pay and patient safety. Today (15 December), up to 100,000 nursing staff are taking part in strikes in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, in objection to years of real-terms pay cuts and concerns over patient safety. [...]

By |2022-12-16T11:25:38+00:00December 16th, 2022|Regional News, WH 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! [...]

By |2022-11-30T11:47:46+00:00November 30th, 2022|Event News, Regional News, WH 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 |2022-07-21T16:09:32+00:00July 21st, 2022|Regional News, WH 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 |2022-07-07T14:06:16+00:00July 7th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

NPA Commissions Cost of Doing Business Study, as Inflation Hits Modern Record

The NPA has commissioned Professor David Taylor of University College London to investigate the implications of record high inflation rates for community pharmacy. Professor Taylor will: assess rates of inflation affecting community pharmacy across the UK, using public data sources examine inflated costs in the context of the current five year contractual framework in England [...]

By |2022-06-29T14:29:59+00:00June 29th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Unpaid Carers Urged to Apply for Their £500 Payment

Unpaid carers are being urged to apply for a £500 payment to help with the increased cost of caring during the cost-of-living crisis To date 69% of eligible carers in Wales have applied and Ministers are calling on those remaining unpaid carers to come forward. Unpaid carers who were receiving Carer’s Allowance on March 31st [...]

By |2022-06-29T10:13:55+00:00June 29th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Report Calls for a New Legal Framework for the Management of Controlled Drugs in Hospitals Settings

97% of pharmacy staff believe that current guidance on Controlled Drugs (CD) needs to be updated to provide instructions on how best to manage CDs digitally1.  The survey results coincide with the launch of an advisory paper around the handling of controlled drugs in hospitals using automation and digital systems. The paper includes recommendations from [...]

By |2022-06-28T14:31:27+00:00June 28th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

New RPS Core Advanced Curriculum Published

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published its new Core Advanced Pharmacist Curriculum to enable professional development towards advanced pharmacist practice. This follows an intensive programme of work undertaken in collaboration with a wide range of UK stakeholders. Advanced pharmacists have a pivotal role to play in delivering future healthcare services. Patients, with ever more complex healthcare and [...]

By |2022-06-27T15:16:24+00:00June 27th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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