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Event: Explore the benefits of Locum Pharmacy

Thursday 17th June 2021 2pm to 3pm Free webinar on Microsoft Teams Locum pharmacists, dispensers and technicians play an essential role in the pharmaceutical industry. They also enjoy huge career satisfaction with the benefits and flexibility of being a locum, whilst gaining essential experience of working for both national and local community pharmacies. Join New Directions Pharmacy, one of the UK’s leading recruitment providers for locums in the pharmaceutical industry, and Darogan Talent, Wales' graduate…


The changing role of Community Pharmacy in Wales

Q&A Event for you Join us for an informative panel discussion and Q&A exploring the various opportunities and challenges facing community pharmacy in Wales. Thursday 4th March 2021 7pm to 8pm Microsoft Teams We're delighted to invite you to our informative panel discussion and Q&A with guest speakers: Richard Thomas, Editor, Pharmacy Magazine Judy Thomas, Director, Community Pharmacy Wales Gurnam Bhogal, Owner, GS Bhogal Pharmacy Elen Searle, Head of New Directions Pharmacy With the three-year,…


COVID-19 Vaccination programme training update

COVID training preparation

Updated 4th February 2021 With the increasing and urgent calls to get community pharmacists involved in the Covid-19 vaccination programme, Elen Searle Head of Pharmacy at New Directions, provides a training update to anyone who would like to be involved, if/when the opportunity arises, to ensure you are appropriately trained in line with the requirements to deliver the various vaccines asap. Scotland are yet to confirm if they will have country-specific requirements for locum pharmacists,…


93% of locum pharmacists would be willing to administer Covid vaccine

Pharmacy

As the roll-out of the Covid vaccine continues and questions are raised about the speed of its distribution, specialist recruiter New Directions Pharmacy found that nearly all of the locums it places into community pharmacies would be willing to administer the vaccine. 93% of the locum pharmacists who replied to the survey* said that they would be willing to be part of the vaccine roll-out, with the appropriate training, and 96% of those have said…


New Directions Christmas Food Bank Match Appeal

In response to the increased need for food bank donations across the country, New Directions introduced its Christmas Food Bank Match Appeal, and invited its clients and staff to tag or send in photos of their food bank parcels, to be ‘matched’ by an additional donation from New Directions. Customers from all companies within the New Directions Group were invited to take part and as a result we were overwhelmed by their contributions. Sophie Cecil,…


The Importance of the Flu Vaccination

Flu season is upon us! It is that time of year when the most vulnerable members of our society are at risk of complications from the influenza virus and as health professionals, we must play our part in minimising the risk by protecting ourselves and promoting the flu vaccination to those who are eligible. Who is at higher risk of influenza? The flu is highly contagious and spread by coughing, sneezing and touching contaminated surfaces.…


ND Pharmacy Shortlisted for IRP Recruitment Team of the Year 2019

We are excited to announce that New Directions Pharmacy have been shortlisted for the IRP Recruitment Team of the Year award 2019. The IRP Awards are a celebration of excellence and best practice in the recruitment sector, spanning all industries and types of businesses within recruitment. Therefore, we are extremely proud to be nominated and shortlisted for this prestigious title. Established in 2003, ND Pharmacy has now been operating for 15 years, supplying pharmacies across…


Introducing the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) for England

Have you heard that the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) is being commissioned as an Advanced Service in England from the 29th October 2019? This means that all Pharmacists working in England must complete the necessary training and keep up to date with all the information and knowledge required to provide this service. Here are the key things that you need to know about the CPCS. What is it? The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service…


Once-a-day pill to treat ovarian cancer approved for use on NHS

Tablets

Game-changing targeted pill could help up to 850 women in England and Wales suffering from ovarian cancer after it was approved for use on the NHS through the Cancer Drugs Fund. Niraparib (Zejula; Tesaro) should be made available to adults with relapsed, high-grade serous epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who have had two or more courses of platinum-based chemotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said in final draft…


Learn to love yourself!

I wanted to write this blog about Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) as it strikes a personal chord with me. As I get older I seem to be more self-conscious and less happy with the way I look; this may have something to do with the fact that my once slender size 8 figure has turned somewhat curvier over the years to a full size 12 and as much as I try to blame the clothes…