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Latest News

Britain is first country to approve Covid-19 vaccine targeting both original virus and Omnicron variant

Britain has become the first country to approve a Codiv-19 vaccine that targets both the original and Omicron variant of...

Drugmakers' shares stabilise after Zantac litigation slump

Shares in GSK, Sanofi, Haleon and Pfizer began to recover on Friday (Aug 12) after the companies said that nothing...

Contemporary Beauty Procedures To Try For Healthy Looking Skin

There are a lot of different beauty procedures that you can try in order to achieve healthy-looking skin. It's essential...

DHSC extends SSPs for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets, Lipitor 10mg chewable tablets until December 7

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has extended the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets (SSP005)...

Katie Maddock is new chair of Pharmacy Schools Council

The Pharmacy Schools Council (PhSC) has elected Professor Katie Maddock as the organisation’s new chair. Prior to becoming head of...

RPS Scotland launches online pharmacy best practice hub

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Scotland has launched an online pharmacy best practice hub to showcase the best practices adopted...

HRA Pharma CEO resigns; chief commercial officer Martyn Hilton is asked to step up as interim boss

HRA pharma has announced the resignation of David Wright who moves on after serving the company for more than five...

GSK, Sanofi and Haleon shares slump on Zantac litigation concerns; J&J ends talcum powder sale

Shares in GSK, Sanofi and Haleon fell sharply on Thursday (August 11) amid growing investor concerns about US litigation focused...

Healthcare backlogs grow to record levels

The number of people in England waiting to start routine hospital treatment has risen to the highest level since records...

AI algorithm that detects brain defects could help treat hard-to-spot epilepsy

A University College London team of researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) programme that can identify minute brain anomalies...

India gets ready to start administering Covid mix-and-match booster vaccines

Health authorities in India have said that Biological E's Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax can be administered as a booster dose in...

Drug shortages are forcing patients to visit multiple pharmacies or go back to GP for an alternative

There has been extensive national media coverage today (August 11) on how medicine or drug shortages have forced patients to...

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

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

Melania Constable and Jessica Williams explain what the collapse of the three trading...

TECHNOLOGY: Fit for the future

Tariq Muhammad considers how layouts are a key to modernisation and why pharmacies...

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...