MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY 29TH JANUARY 2022 SPONSORED BY BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW! We are delighted to be in a position to safely run our very popular member event at the end of this month for you as members. The event will FULLY comply with the current COVID restrictions, this will include mandatory face coverings, social distancing, [...]

By |2022-01-17T17:30:49+00:00January 17th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

PDA Calls on Employers and Pharmacist Organisations to Make a ‘New Year Resolution’ to Support the Profession’s Charity

Birmingham, UK. 07 January 2022. The PDA is encouraging pharmacy employers and pharmacists organisations to donate £1 per pharmacist employee or member to the Pharmacist Support charity and to collectively make a substantive difference to the charity's funding from 2022 onwards.Pharmacist Support is an independent, trusted charity, providing a wide variety of support services to pharmacists [...]

By |2022-01-07T14:04:50+00:00January 7th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments


Cervical Screening Wales is extending the routine screening interval for people with a cervix aged 25-to-49 from three to five years, if Human papillomavirus (HPV) is not found in their cervical screening (smear) test. This follows a recommendation from the UK National Screening Committee in 2019, bringing the advice for this age group in line with the screening interval for those aged 50-64. This change came into [...]

By |2022-01-05T17:30:40+00:00January 5th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments


The first clinical trial in the UK to investigate whether antiviral drugs could help reduce the severity of COVID-19 is due to start. The trial is led by the University of Oxford and is being delivered in Wales by Cardiff University in partnership with Public Health Wales and Health and Care Research Wales. Cardiff University [...]

By |2022-01-05T17:30:08+00:00January 5th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments


Two new operating theatres are to be built at Prince Philip Hospital thanks to nearly £20 million of Welsh government funding, and will include preparation rooms, anaesthetic rooms, changing facilities and a recovery area. The theatres will have capacity to run 24 sessions a week, covering procedures including orthopaedics, general surgery, urology, vascular and laser [...]

By |2022-01-05T17:29:29+00:00January 5th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Wales Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework agreement

An agreement has been reached on wide reaching reform of contractual arrangements for the community pharmacy sector in Wales. The Welsh Government and Community Pharmacy Wales who have been in negotiations to develop the contractual framework, announced today (16 December) a national clinical community pharmacy service enabling all pharmacies to deliver provision of contraception, treatment [...]

By |2021-12-20T10:21:02+00:00December 20th, 2021|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Record investment and training opportunities as NHS Wales grows

A massive £260 million investment will boost training and help maximise the future health and care workforce in Wales. Welsh Government has approved Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW)’s ambitious Education and Training Plan 2022-23 for NHS Wales which will create a record number of training places. The overall workforce growth in Wales has steadily [...]

By |2021-12-07T17:20:51+00:00December 7th, 2021|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Lupin’s Namuscla® (mexiletine) is recommended by NICE for treatment of symptomatic myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic myotonic disorders (NDM)

Slough, UK, 4 November 2021: Global pharma major Lupin today announces that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued the Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending the routine funding of Namuscla (mexiletine) in England and Wales.1 NICE recommends Namuscla (mexiletine) within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating the symptoms of myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic [...]

By |2021-11-04T15:18:10+00:00November 4th, 2021|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Register for the first #LivingDiabetesTogether webinar!

Living Diabetes together – Starting insulin Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. GMT Discover how you can tap into key insights in diabetes care, dialogue with patients and optimise the diabetes journey at the BD-hosted #LivingDiabetesTogether Webinar Between people living with diabetes and their healthcare support team, much can be exchanged to provide [...]

By |2021-11-02T12:44:40+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

J&J Webinar Invitation: Children’s Healthcare: Overview & Guidance for Recommendation

Discover how to offer better support and guidance on children’s health to your patients. Join our childcare expert, Dr Ellie Cannon, an NHS GP with over 15 years’ experience in family health, for a new & free training session on the management and support of children’s healthcare, especially for Pharmacy teams, on Thursday 25th November [...]

By |2021-11-02T11:37:42+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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