Pharmacists hold the key to survival

Phar­ma­cists hold the key to sur­vival-Health Lead­ers Claim Phar­macists hold key to sur­vival of NHS, health lead­ers claim Would you be hap­py to con­sult your chem­ist over your GP? For which med­ical con­di­tions would you choose one over the oth­er? Mil­lions of patients should go to a high street phar­macist for minor ail­ments rather…

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Combined Hormonal Contraceptives

Com­bined Hor­mon­al Con­tra­cep­tives: Europe-Wide Review Con­firms The Risk Of Throm­boem­bolism Is Small And Agrees Updat­ed Infor­ma­tion To Reflect The Lat­est Evi­dence A recent Europe-wide review and the lat­est evi­dence on the risk of throm­boem­bolism in asso­ci­a­tion with com­bined hor­mon­al con­tra­cep­tives (CHCs) has con­clud­ed that: the risk of blood clots with…

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Abolish Prescription Charges

The chair­man of NELPPP, Mike McLean, has said that he wants to see the pre­scrip­tion charges abol­ished in Eng­land. While some peo­ple are exempt from pre­scrip­tion charges on the basis of age, income and med­ical con­di­tion, the cri­te­ria for exemp­tions were set in 1968 and have remained large­ly unchanged since…

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