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We bring you the most important and interesting articles from a variety of sources to keep you updated about what's happening in pharmacy world.

Number of Pharmacists working in general practice increase in England

The number of pharmacists working in general practice has increased by 41% in the year between September 2018 and September 2019, figures from NHS Digital have shown.

Pharmacists in Canada want to prescribe medication for more minor ailments

Pharmacists from Canada want to become more competent. They want to prescribe medication for more minor ailments and use more of their education and help patients.

Brexit: Pharmacists in UK mustn´t stockpile medicines

NHS England chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge has warned pharmacists who stockpile medicines will be investigated.

Patients from Finland can use electronic prescription abroad

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health announced that patients from Finland with electronic prescription can pick up their medicines abroad since January 2019.

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Pharmaceutical care in Europe face to face the pandemic

This was the first discussion of its kind in Europe about pharmaceutical care in pandemic times. We discused about impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on pharmacies, possibilities of vaccination in pharmacies and innovations.

Annual report 2019

The EFPC has published the Annual Report 2019. On this document you will find all relevant information about EFPC´s members, year activities, regular sessions and plans for 2020. During 2019, when the mission has begun, the EFPC clearly demonstrated its purpose as an alliance of pharmacy chains and confirmed its significant position in Europe.

Conference: Healthcare 2020

Daniel Horak, Head of Executive Board European Federation of Pharmacy Chains, attended one of the largest healthcare conferences in the Czech Republic.