October 1, 2015

New pain relief training from Omega Pharma

CIG Healthcare Partnership has worked with Omega Pharma to launch a new style of pain relief training for the pharmacist that updates them on latest OTC developments, accompanied by a team… More

September 23, 2015

New faces

CIG Healthcare is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Hannah Branch as editor, working primarily on the award-winning Boots 30 Minute Tutor programme.   Hannah has a long-standing… More

September 22, 2015

Funding cuts could impact pharmacy-led healthy living schemes

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) English Pharmacy Board have stated that the government’s proposed public health funding cut of £200m could potentially hinder the growth of healthy living… More

September 2, 2015

PSNC publishes 5 Point Plan for community pharmacy

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has published a five-point plan detailing ways in which community pharmacy could aid the NHS in coping with high levels of demand and financial… More

August 14, 2015

Advanced flu jab service forms part of PSNC agreement

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and NHS have agreed a funding settlement for community pharmacy for 2015/16 worth £2.8 billion. A new flu vaccination service will be introduced… More

July 29, 2015

Takeover of Sainsbury’s pharmacy business announced

Celesio, the German drugs distributor that owns the LloydsPharmacy chain, has bought Sainsbury’s pharmacy division for £125 million. The deal will see the supermarket chain’s 281 pharmacies… More