Monday, September 27, 2021

Latest News

PB Conference: 'Community pharmacy integration is vital for GPs to ensure continuous service to patients'

Integration of community pharmacy into local health system and primary care network is vital to alleviate workload pressure on general...

PB Conference: 'Pharmacies were a lifeline to local communities during Covid-19'

Pharmacies around the world have served as a lifeline to their local communities amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Dr Catherine Duggan,...

PB Conference: Faheem Ahmed shares tips on innovation in community pharmacies

To stay afloat and remain relevant in a fast-changing world, community pharmacy will need to constantly innovate, observed innovative pharmacist...

PB Conference: 'Community pharmacy service during pandemic is great example of what integration should look like'

By ensuring delivery of key healthcare services and participating in the country’s largest vaccination drive during the tough times of...

PB Conference: 'Community pharmacy to play key role in ever-evolving healthcare sector'

Community pharmacy will play a key role in the UK’s evolving health and social care landscape with the introduction of...

PB Conference: 'Time is now for community pharmacy to integrate model of NHS representation'

Now is the best time for community pharmacy to integrate its model of NHS representation and support to ensure better...

Caulfield confirmed as new pharmacy minister

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has been appointed as minister in charge of the pharmacy portfolio following a cabinet reshuffle. Her...

RPS, Pharmacist Support launch 'wellbeing survey'

RPS (Royal Pharmaceutical Society), in partnership with the charity Pharmacist Support, has launched third annual ‘Workforce Wellbeing’ survey to promote...

All contractors including ‘outliers’ to receive Covid cost payments in October

All contractors in England, including those identified as “outliers”, will receive a payment for their submitted Covid-19 related costs in...

Cross-sector group launches website to promote careers in community pharmacy

The Community Pharmacy Workforce Development Group (CPWDG), a cross-sector working group hosted by the Company Chemists’ Association (CCA), has launched...

Government pledges to reduce overprescribing of medicines in healthcare centres

The UK government has decided to take action against unnecessary and overprescribing of medicines in primary healthcare centres. The decision...

FIP says interoperability is key to optimise digital transformation in health sector

Digital transformation of healthcare may allow more inclusive, equitable and ethical use of resources, but the full potential of this...

Resources

Maxwellia’s Lovima to be available in pharmacies from end of July

Maxwellia’s Lovima, a daily progestogen-only pill, will be available over-the-counter in pharmacies from the end of July after regulators allowed...

RESCUE®’s Biggest New Launch Yet: A Unique Wellbeing Collection

RESCUE®, the UK’s No 1 category leading and consumer favourite, is launching a brand new natural wellbeing collection, offering a...

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers What is Sinusitis? The sinuses are hollow cavities...

Business

McKesson inks pact to sell part of European business to Phoenix Group

McKesson Corporation, parent company of LloydsPharmacy, today (July 7) signed an agreement to sell some of its European business to...

Abbott’s Covid-19 antigen test gets CE mark

Abbot Laboratories on Tuesday (June 29) said its Panbio Covid-19 antigen self-test received CE mark, enabling direct sales to consumers...

Kent Pharma acquires Dalkeith Group

Kent-Athlone Pharma Group has acquired drug distributor Dalkeith for an undisclosed sum. Kent Pharmaceuticals and Athlone Laboratories is a manufacturer...

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

MEN'S HEALTH: Men, Covid-19 and pharmacy

  Jim Pollard says Men’s Health Week this month could be an ideal...

MEN'S HEALTH: Supporting prostate patients

  Saheed Rashid outlines how pharmacy teams play a crucial role in signposting...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

RESCUE®’s Biggest New Launch Yet: A Unique Wellbeing Collection

RESCUE®, the UK’s No 1 category leading and consumer favourite, is launching a brand new natural wellbeing collection, offering a...

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers What is Sinusitis? The sinuses are hollow cavities...

New FREE Video CPD; Measuring Body Temperature in Young Children

The Pharmacy Academy has launched a free video CPD module which outlines the latest NICE guidance on how to take an accurate...

signatureRx’s secure private e-prescriptions

signatureRx has announced that its fraud-proof, paperless e-prescriptions are being accepted by pharmacies across the United Kingdom, ensuring the safe,...

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?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Awards

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...

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...

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...