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Latest News

Boris Johnson announces lifting most Covid-19 restrictions from next week

Prime minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday (January 19) that restrictions re-imposed in England last month would be lifted by...

Community pharmacies continue to cope with workforce challenge, HEE survey reveals

Tough times for community pharmacies in England are far from over as the industry continues to grapple with major gaps...

PDA expresses concerns as Boots decides to cut opening hours at some pharmacies

The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) has expressed concerns over Boots UK’s decision to reduce supplemental opening hours at some pharmacies....

Pharmacy Business Awards postponed to March 23

The 21st edition of the Pharmacy Business Awards have been postponed due to a dramatic rise in the number of Omicron cases...

GPhC thanks provisionally registered pharmacists for support during pandemic; asks 63 eligible candidates to join main register

While thanking the provisionally registered pharmacists and their employers for supporting NHS services during the pandemic, the General Pharmaceutical Council...

Viatris launches rapid self-test to detect antibodies developed after Covid-19 jab

American global healthcare company, Viatris, has launched a new rapid self-test for qualitative detection of antibodies developed after Covid-19 vaccinations....

RPS launches campaign to challenge barriers for pharmacists with disabilities

As part of its inclusion and diversity strategy, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has launched a campaign to challenge barriers...

CPPE launches e-learning on controlled drugs

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has announced launch of the new e-learning programme on controlled drugs in chronic...

End of the road for free provision of Covid tests?

A news report suggests the Department of Health and Social Care is aiming to be ready to start charging for Covid tests...

Deadline for mandatory Covid-19 jab nears for frontline staff, thousands face termination

As the deadline for the frontline healthcare workers to get fully vaccinated approaches, tens of thousands of NHS staff who...

Boots with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS launches Palliative Care Service in pharmacies

Boots UK in association with Macmillan Cancer Support and the NHS has launched a Palliative Care Service in its pharmacies...

PSNC launches surveys to collect data on pharmacy pressures

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has launched two surveys to gather data on the pressures that people working in community...

Resources

GSK Consumer Healthcare solidifies commitment to pharmacists with 3-year support programme

GSK Consumer Healthcare has recently unveiled a three-year programme to support the pharmacy profession with additional practical resources, mental health...

Effectively managing your patients' joint pain this self care week

GSK is helping pharmacists to tap into Self Care Week this November, and remind patients how they can adopt a...

Otrivine targets COP26 with world's first air purifying 'air bubble'

Otrivine brings the world’s first air-purifying “Air Bubble” to Glasgow in a bid to raise awareness of the devastating effect...

Business

GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints new senior leadership team with Bas Vorsteveld at the helm

GSK Consumer Healthcare on Tuesday (January 11) announced three key senior leadership appointments to its Great Britain and Ireland business....

'Show me the light'

Shilpa Shah shares her reflections on the past year and her thoughts or the future of community pharmacy as she ends...

The divided world of pharmacist supervision

Pharmacy law veteran David Reissner calls on the profession to unite and tell the government what it wants before changes...

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

'Show me the light'

Shilpa Shah shares her reflections on the past year and her thoughts or...

The divided world of pharmacist supervision

Pharmacy law veteran David Reissner calls on the profession to unite and tell...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

How to Relieve Muscle Pain After Exercise

After a tough workout, you're bound to experience some muscle pain, since your muscles are working harder than they usually...

GSK Consumer Healthcare solidifies commitment to pharmacists with 3-year support programme

GSK Consumer Healthcare has recently unveiled a three-year programme to support the pharmacy profession with additional practical resources, mental health...

Effectively managing your patients' joint pain this self care week

GSK is helping pharmacists to tap into Self Care Week this November, and remind patients how they can adopt a...

Otrivine targets COP26 with world's first air purifying 'air bubble'

Otrivine brings the world’s first air-purifying “Air Bubble” to Glasgow in a bid to raise awareness of the devastating effect...

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

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...