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Latest News

GPhC Council allows continuation of remote hearings

The pharmacy regulator can hold hearings and meetings either remotely or in-person in future as the Council of the GPhC...

Maxwellia appoints Ian Adamson as Strategic Advisor

Maxwellia has appointed Ian Adamson as strategic advisor to shape the next phase of pharmacy medicine launches - a process...

Pfizer to pay Biohaven $11.6 bln to tap migraine market

Pfizer said on Tuesday it will pay $11.6 billion to buy Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, making a big bet on its ability...

RPS call on members to complete DH's hub and spoke survey

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has called its member to to express their views and fill out the Department of...

BREAKING: Independent pharmaceutical wholesaler DE Group goes into administration

DE Group, one of the UK’s leading independent pharmaceutical wholesalers, has gone into administration. Pharmacy Business has learnt that the...

RPS registers an underwhelming 7.9 per cent votes for its English Pharmacy Board election this year

The voter turnout in England for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's English Pharmacy Board election dropped to 7.9 per cent this...

McKesson UK's CEO Toby Anderson steps down with immediate effect

McKesson UK's CEO Toby Anderson has stepped down from the role with immediate effect after over three years with the...

RPS hires communications agency Luther Pendragon to review member participation

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has appointed communications agency to lead a review into how it can develop and strengthen...

PHARMA TRENDS: Covid vaccine makers shift focus to boosters

Covid-19 vaccine makers are shifting gears and planning for a smaller, more competitive booster shot market after delivering as many...

England reports case of rare monkeypox infection

A person in England has been diagnosed with a rare viral monkeypox infection thought to be linked to travel to...

Boots branch closes temporarily as 'no pharmacist available'

A Boots UK branch store in Hinckley town centre closed 'until further notice' as there was 'no pharmacist available' to...

RPS: Pharmacy staff should follow Covid-19 infection control procedures

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has recommended that pharmacists and pharmacy staff should follow Covid-19 infection control procedures including self...

Resources

SPOTLIGHT: Managing digestive health

Naresh Rallmil shares his insights into how pharmacy teams can support patients who have problems with their digestive system health…...

TALKING BUSINESS: Game-changer for gut health

Enterosgel’s research director Dr Carol Howell talks about the importance of the brand to community pharmacy… Enterosgel is a versatile...

New search engine for vitamins and supplements launched

A new, independent search engine has launched called Vitaminology which enables the search, discovery and comparison of vitamins and supplements to...

Business

LAW: Pharmacy and IP – what’s the link?

Pei Li Kew discusses legal and administrative procedures in relation to intellectual property rights that contractors need to be aware...

LAW: Breaking the deadlock

Charlotte Healy and Katie Bewick discuss how expert determination is becoming a popular choice to resolve commercial disputes as it...

PHARMACY FINANCE: Minimising tax liability

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah recommend careful planning and restructuring of the business as some of the ways to reduce...

Events

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: Towards a longer and healthier life

  Graham Phillips, the winner of Pharmacy Business Public Health Pharmacist Award 2020, talks about how his innovative ProLongevity programme...

Sigma Conference 2020: NPA commissions study to show impact of frozen funding on pharmacy’s ability to deliver for NHS

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned global consultancy firm Ernst & Young to conduct an economic impact assessment of...

Sigma Conference 2020: Matt Hancock announces pilot for blood pressure checks in pharmacy

By Priyankur Mandav in Cebu, Philippines The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has announced a pilot for...

Sigma Conference 2020: Over 90 pharmacies closed last year, says IQVIA

As many as 94 pharmacies have closed in England in the last 12 months, according to IQVIA. The data analytics...

Features Posts

LAW: Breaking the deadlock

Charlotte Healy and Katie Bewick discuss how expert determination is becoming a popular...

PHARMACY FINANCE: Minimising tax liability

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah recommend careful planning and restructuring of the business...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

Finding perfect vitamins

Vitaminology is reinventing how consumers discover, search and shop for vitamins. Vitaminology’s proprietary search engine gives the power back to the...

Ontex launches NEW men’s pants range  

Incontinence experts Ontex have launched their new iD for Men Level 4 pants. Providing extreme comfort and a perfect fit,...

New product name, same powerful anti-inflammatory pain relief

Voltarol Gel has introduced product name changes to help patients and pharmacy professionals find the appropriate product for their needs....

Pharmacy advice for digestive health patients

Devika Dileepkumar, expert marketing executive for Nexium Control at GSK, shares her expert tips with pharmacy teams on what advice...

Winners Profile

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...

From Saturday girl to rising star of community pharmacy

  Pharmacy Business Pre-Registration Pharmacist of Year Yasmine Haq is one of the rising stars of the profession. A passionate...

PB COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER: ‘I helped a 92-year-old man quit smoking’

True contentment perhaps comes from a deep-seated sense of accepting who and where you are. Superintendent pharmacist Sachin Kirit Shah...

PB AWARD WINNER: 'Technology will never replace human face of pharmacy’

Lindsay & Gilmour, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy groups, is steeped in history. Established in Edinburgh by pharmacist Robert...

Latest Poll

Some community pharmacy contractors have secured up to £50,000 via the Government’s new Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Has your pharmacy applied for and/or received the loan?

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Awards

AWARD WINNER PROFILE: Bonding with patients

Karen Sirrell is the epitome of what it means to be a pharmacy assistant. She speaks to Priyankur Mandav about...

I want to see pharmacy represented on each ICS board: Sajid Javid

The great and the good in pharmacy came together for the first time after Covid-19 for a special night to...

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...