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RPS pays tribute to Prince Philip

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) paid tribute to Prince Philip who died today at the age of 99. Her Majesty...

Almost 32 million Brits given Covid vaccination

Government said on Friday that 545,511 Covid vaccine doses were delivered on April 8, the highest daily total since April...

Vaccine rollout in England prevented 10,400 deaths by end-March: Study

England’s rapid rollout of Covid-19 vaccines prevented over 10,000 deaths of people aged 60 and older by the end of...

BOPA launches new educational series on cancer for healthcare workers

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) has launched an educational series on how to discuss cancer, which may be useful...

UK extends visas of frontline health workers, dependents for a year

In a relief to thousands of frontline health workers and their dependents, the government on Friday (April 9) announced an...

Free PPE supply extended until March 2022

The government has decided to extend the provision of supplies of free Covid-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) until March 2022,...

DH extends supply alert for Trifluoperazine syrup

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has extended a medicine supply notification issued for Trifluoperazine 1mg/5ml syrup of...

PDA group champions equality and diversity at Covid-19 vaccine event

The newly elected BAME committee of the Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) held its first network event and discussed how pharmacists...

Pharmacy Collect promotional materials set to reach pharmacies  

Community pharmacy contractors who have signed up to provide the NHS community pharmacy Covid-19 lateral flow device distribution service, or...

PHS launches learning resource to ensure healthcare service for homeless

The Public Health Scotland (PHS) has launched a new learning resource for primary care staff and other frontline workers including...

MHRA identifies rare side-effect of AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today (April 7) said it has identified a possible side-effect from the...

NICE issues new guidance on chronic pain

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has called on healthcare professionals, including community pharmacists, to recognise and...

Resources

Top Ways to Easily Improve Your Dental Practice

Running a dental practice is no small feat! You have to ensure that both your customers are happy and your...

Top Facts on Birth Injuries and What One Can Do

Childbirth is an emotional, intimate moment for new parents. Unfortunately, there are plenty of cases where, during the birth process,...

Is Kratom Right For You? Health Benefits And Considerations

Maybe you’ve heard the term kratom in passing. Maybe you know a little bit about what people say about it...

Business

Nearly 90K sign petition urging for cash injection to revive community pharmacy in England

Amidst growing calls for adequate funding to rejuvenate community pharmacy in the country, thousands have signed a petition calling on...

Avicenna buys all 57 Dudley Taylor pharmacies

Avicenna Pharmacy has announced that it has acquired Warwick-based Dudley Taylor Pharmacies Ltd, consisting of 57 stores. The latest acquisition...

CMA joins global partners to protect consumers from any anti-competitive pharma mergers

Competition and Markets Authority has joined forces with counterpart organisations in the US, Canada, and Europe to consider its approach...

Events

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...

GG2 DIVERSITY CONFERENCE: Mental health affects a quarter of the UK population

The GG2 Diversity Conference held in London on October 10 heard that one in every four people would experience mental...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail’

Head of NHS Services at PSNC, Alastair Buxton, told the conference that the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Services (CPCS) “provides...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Pharmacists are true champions of prevention agenda

Ade is a highly regarded community pharmacist who leads the team at Bedminster Pharmacy is South Bristol. “The NHS has...

PHARMACY BUSINESS AWARDS 2019: ‘Pharmacy is up for challenges posed by change’

As the beautiful autumn day waned on the south bank of the River Thames, it was time for some polite...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: ‘Community pharmacists to take up more clinical roles in PCN’

NHS England’s Director of Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts, Ed Waller, said “thousands of pharmacists” will start working in...

My pharmacy, my long-term plan

By Michael Holden On Thursday, 26 September 2019, the day we will be hosting our prestigious Pharmacy Business Awards & Dinner...

Features Posts

FEATURE: Helping sufferers of hay fever

  With summer approaching, allergy expert Max Wiseberg says community pharmacists can help...

FEATURE: Hay fever help in pharmacy

  Cathy Crossthwaite and Mathew Peters pass their expertise on to community pharmacy...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

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Boosting everyday energy

  Solgar® is delighted to announce the launch of its newest innovation Solgar®Earth Source® Koji Iron 27mg. The new supplement...

Minding brain health

  Solgar® is delighted to announce the launch of Solgar®Brain Works with Full Spectrum Curcumin&BacoMind®, a brand-new supplement which carefully...

Keep Kalms and carry on!

  Stressed? Can’t Sleep? Consider the Kalms Range this World Sleep Day 1 in 4 Britons report that stress is...

Olbas for hay fever

  Olbas is known for its heritage as a winter health essential, helping families fight off stuffiness caused by colds...

Winners Profile

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...

Pharmacy as a local hub for the community

Award-winning pharmacist Reena Kanda strongly believes that an independent community pharmacy such as hers should put the local population at...

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

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...

As secretary of state, I am right behind you – Hancock tells community pharmacy

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said community pharmacy is the 'front door to the NHS' and that as the secretary...

Northwood pharmacy wins top award at the 20th Pharmacy Business Awards

A community pharmacy located in an affluent London suburb has won the Pharmacy Business of the Year Award 2020. Sharmans...

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...