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PSNC Appeal in the Judicial Review case: contractor summary

Over the last two days, 22nd and 23rd May 2018, PSNC has been in the Royal Courts of Justice appealing Mr Justice Collin's Judgment in the Judicial Review case relating to the funding reductions and changes imposed on community pharmacies. The Appeal was heard by three Court of Appeal Judges – Lord Justice Irwin, Lord...

6 hours ago

MHRA Drug Safety Update – May 2018

Date Issued: 24th May 2018 A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 11, Issue 10, March 2018) has been published and includes articles on: Valproate medicines (Epilim▼, Depakote▼): Pregnancy Prevention Programme materials online ; Braltus (tiotropium): risk of inhalation of capsule if placed in the mouthpiece of the inhaler;...

7 hours ago

GDPR update: Notifying the ICO about DPOs

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect tomorrow (25th May 2018), but PSNC has received reports that community pharmacy contractors have been finding it difficult to get through to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) via its helpline and that the ICO website is also unavailable. As stated in the Community Pharmacy...

10 hours ago

CPWY Welcomes New Public Health & Engagement Lead

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is pleased to welcome Darren De Souza as Public Health and Engagement Lead.

Darren joins us from Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust where he developed and delivered a self management programme for people living with long term conditions.

Darren is an experienced Public Health Manager with the majority of his previous roles being here in West Yorkshire. Darren is a former colleague and friend of Nigel Hughes having worked closely together for several years in Bradford and Airedale.

Darren is really keen to build on the work done by Nigel and the team at CPWY. He will be looking at the Development Academy and the Health Living Pharmacy programmes amongst other work.

Darren would be happy to hear from anyone who wants to develop any area of work or discuss anything that you and your team needs.

You can contact Darren by email darren@cpwy.org or by phone on 07793 218 059.

Released: 6th June 2017

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