News 09 Apr 2020

Class 2 Drug Alert

The MHRA has released a Class 2 medicines recall on unexpired Emerade (Adrenaline) Auto-Injectors. They are doing this b…

News 07 Apr 2020

Changes to the PVG Scheme

Disclosure Scotland have made temporary changes to how applications are processed.  They have been working closely with …

News 01 Apr 2020

April Drug Tariff Reset

Community Pharmacy Scotland and the Scottish Government agreed upon a 3 year funding deal which comes into effect as of …

News 30 Mar 2020

Prescription Collection – Thursday 2nd April 2020

We understand during these unprecedented times, the last thing on your mind and to do list is to have your prescriptions…

News 07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19

Health Protection Scotland, NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government have created a number of resources to help guide yo…

News 25 Mar 2020

Community pharmacy public awareness campaign

Have a listen to our public awareness campaign on Clyde 1 Radio highlighting the increase in demand during the Coronavir…

News 19 Mar 2020

Patients urged not to stockpile medicines

Amanda Rae Head of Policy and Development engaging the media and urges patients not to stockpile medicines.

News 11 Mar 2020

Experiential Learning placements: University of Strathclyde process now open

The University of Strathclyde (UoS) are now looking for community pharmacies to express an interest in hosting undergrad…

News 09 Mar 2020

Organisation of Experiential Learning across Scotland

For the 2020/21 academic year there will be two processes for the organisation of experiential learning across Scotland:…

News 06 Mar 2020

Pharmacist IP Update Briefing March 2020

At CPS, we are committed to achieving our vision of having an independent prescriber delivering a common clinical condit…

News 03 Mar 2020

3-year funding deal agreed

We are pleased to announce that the CPS Board have finalised a three-year funding deal, a first for the pharmacy network…

News 03 Mar 2020

MPharm student experiential learning placements

If you normally take undergraduate students for EL placements (or you would like to!) – things are changing this year!

News 24 Feb 2020

Project You Wellbeing - Fife Pilot

On 24 February, the Scottish Government will be launching ‘Project You’, a Wellbeing Social Marketing Campaign Pilot. Th…

News 24 Feb 2020

Last chance to have your say: Do you dispense unlicensed (“special”) medicines?

Our colleague Lynn Morrison is conducting some research into pharmacists’ experiences in handling unlicensed medicines a…

News 20 Feb 2020

March Drug Tariff Part 7 Addition - Melatonin 3mg Tablets

From the 1st March 2020 licensed Melatonin 3mg tablets will be added to part 7 of the drug tariff. The tariff price has …

News 19 Feb 2020

Health and Sport Committee

Over the last 4 week's we have been representing community pharmacy at the Health & Sport Committee giving evidence …

News 10 Feb 2020

Applications open for CPHB Associate Members

Some CPHB Committees still have vacancies available for Associate Members for the new term 2019-2022. Any Associate Memb…

News 16 Mar 2020

MCR Ready Reckoner

This week's MCR Ready Reckoner has been updated (16/3/2020) and is now available to download. If you have any questions …

News 04 Feb 2020

Quality improvement 2019/20 – Smoking cessation

Part of the requirements for this year’s QI funding involved community pharmacies working to further improve their deliv…

News 30 Jan 2020

Understanding how a future national ARHAI service could be delivered

The Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) Group within Health Protection Scotland (HPS) a…

News 29 Jan 2020

2020 General Pharmacy Services Customer Survey

NHS NSS have now released this year’s web-only survey which has new questions alongside the familiar ones. By completing…

News 23 Jan 2020

Glasgow Roadshow – Update from the Event

Big thanks to everyone who attended the meeting on January 22nd at the Village Hotel. It fantastic to see you all there …

News 22 Jan 2020

Dosette/Multi-Compartment Compliance Pack Supply and Other Weekly Dispensing to Patients

We have had a few enquiries on the weekly supply of medicines and dosette packs to patients. Where a weekly supply is r…

News 22 Jan 2020

GPhC changing Pharmacy Technician application process

From 21st January, if you are applying to register as a pharmacy technician with the GPhC, you will need to create an ac…

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