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Thousands of community pharmacies may close by 2024, NPA-commissioned report warns

A new report commissioned  by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has revealed harsh financial realities faced by community pharmacies in England. The...

RPS launches 'Pharmacy and Pharmacology’ reports

In partnership with Oxford University Press, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has launched the ‘RPS Pharmacy and Pharmacology’ reports. RPS Pharmacy...

'Pharmacies could support NHS plan on future of vaccination services with additional remuneration'

In its response to NHS England's consultation on 'the future of vaccination services’, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has...

Pharmanovia collaborates with Aquestive Therapeutics for diazepam buccal film

Pharmanovia, the lifecycle management company has signed a licence and supply agreement with Aquestive Therapeutics for its patented diazepam buccal...

EXCLUSIVE: Raising the bar for patient care

By Priyankur Mandav Global consumer healthcare company Haleon has launched a new centre of excellence for a global leader in...

Health officials warn of difficult winter with 'twindemic' of flu and Covid

British health officials on Wednesday (September 28) warned that increased circulation of flu and a resurgence in Covid-19 could lead...

Pharmacists on GPhC temporary register can practise till 2024

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) temporary register which was expected to close on 30 September 2022 will continue for the...

PSNI appreciated pharmacists from every sector in NI on 'World Pharmacists' Day'

On World Pharmacists Day, the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI (PSNI) thanked pharmacists working in every sector of pharmacy...

RPS launches campaign to support parents in pharmacy

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has launched a new campaign to help parents and carers in pharmacy get the support...

New guidance for entry to independent prescribing courses to be applicable from 1st October

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has announced that the new requirement for independent prescribing courses will be applicable from 1st...

PDA joins International Pharmaceutical Federation

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has become a member of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). On Thursday (22 September), the...

UK pharmacists celebrate World Pharmacists' Day

Three UK pharmacists are featured in the digital book of celebrations to mark the International Federation of Pharmacists’ (FIP) World...

Resources

LAW: What does the collapse of Testerworld mean for community pharmacies?

Melania Constable and Jessica Williams explain what the collapse of the three trading entities in the Converse Pharma Group could...

TECHNOLOGY: Fit for the future

Tariq Muhammad considers how layouts are a key to modernisation and why pharmacies need a digital and physical harmony… An...

VMS: Preventing 5 nutrient deficiencies in your community

Josh Edwards gives his expert advice on how community pharmacy teams can help prevent five of the most common nutrient...

Business

FINANCE: Ways to extract cash out of your business

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah advise contractors how they can take advantage of the various strategies that can be employed...

Keep Your Respiratory System Healthy With These Valuable Guidelines

It is common knowledge that human happiness and well-being are dependent on good health. According to The American Lung Association...

LAW: Family friendly rights in workplace

Becky Lawton and Jack Vaughan give a summary of the new family friendly rights which include neonatal leave and redundancy protection...

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

JOINT CARE: Giving the right support in pharmacy

Emily Richardson shares her ideas on how pharmacy teams can support patients suffering...

JOINT CARE: Supplements support joint health

Joint Care : Dr Rod Hughes sets out how pharmacists can play a...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

Dr. Reddy’s Teraleve® Fesoterodine Fumarate Prolonged-Release tablets for incontinence

Dr. Reddy’s Teraleve ® 4mg and 8mg Fesoterodine Fumarate Prolonged-Release tablets have been available in the UK since their launch...

New Panadol campaign celebrates the moment when release from pain begins

Panadol launched a new purpose-led brand idea as part of a multi-channel campaign across Great Britain and Ireland. With nine...

Eight-in-one dry eye revolution from the world eyecare leader

The Mentholatum Company is shaking up the dry eye market with a clinically proven, world-leading advanced dry eye relief formulation. Rohto Dry Aid relieves...

For complete skin protection

The Intime range from incontinence experts Ontex provides maximum protection and the low hipster waist has been designed with discretion...

Winners Profile

Exclusive: Award-winning community pharmacist says England desperately needs ‘Pharmacy First’

As the costs of running community pharmacies keep rising, contractor Sobha Sharma Kandel says the sector cannot survive unless it’s...

Lifting Spirits and Serving Communities

A passionate advocate of community pharmacy, Nizar Mawani continues to work full-time at the age of 80. He shared his...

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...

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Awards

Exclusive: Award-winning community pharmacist says England desperately needs ‘Pharmacy First’

As the costs of running community pharmacies keep rising, contractor Sobha Sharma Kandel says the sector cannot survive unless it’s...

Lifting Spirits and Serving Communities

A passionate advocate of community pharmacy, Nizar Mawani continues to work full-time at the age of 80. He shared his...

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...