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Latest News

Government policy still lags behind public opinion, 15 years after smoking ban in Britain

New data released on Friday (July 1) shows how public support has continued to grow despite a lack of progress...

Medical Malpractice 101 - Here are 6 Things You Need To Know

Medical malpractice is a serious issue, and if you are ever a victim of it, you need to know what...

Learn How To Flawlessly Operate A Rehabilitation Clinic

Drug addiction poses a serious challenge since it impacts one's physical and mental health. However, the good news is that...

NHSBSA to charge £25 for late submission of paper prescription bundle

A community pharmacy contractor would be charged £25 if a paper prescription bundle is submitted late to the NHSBSA. “A...

PDA urges pharmacists not to sign fit notes that lie beyond their scope of competence

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has advised completing mandatory training once available to those who wish to sign fit notes....

'Our future pharmacists deserve better', sector lambasts GPhC for failing foundation exam candidates

The General Pharmaceutical Council has apologised for severe delays and disruptions during the June foundation registration assessment at five test...

Pharmacy technicians in NI to be recognised as regulated healthcare professionals

Pharmacy technicians will soon be recognized as fully regulated healthcare professionals in North Ireland. Work has begun to bring pharmacy...

'UK must act swiftly to fend off competition if it wants to build the world’s leading life sciences hub'

The UK must act swiftly to fend off competition if it wants to build the world’s leading life sciences sciences hub,...

BioNTech, Pfizer to start testing pan-coronavirus shots

BioNTech and Pfizer are to start tests on humans of next-generation vaccines that protect against a wide variety of coronaviruses...

AstraZeneca says Imfinzi combo shows promise in late-stage lung cancer trial

AstraZeneca said on Thursday (June 30) that a combination of its cancer drug, Imfinzi, and chemotherapy showed promise in a...

UK pharmacy delegates discuss workforce shortages and other hot topics at World Pharmacy Council

Professional leadership bodies from around the world discussed workforce shortages in community pharmacy and other challenges affecting the sector at...

Walgreens abandons £5bn sale of Boots UK

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Tuesday (June 28) scrapped the plan to sell its UK high street pharmacy chain saying no...

Resources

ME & MY BRAND: Caring about everyone

Brand manager Ruth Giles explains why pharmacists should stock the Care range which has over 60 tried and trusted remedies...

 SKINCARE CPD: Don’t underestimate eczema

Pharmacy Academy presents an exclusive educational CPD module for community pharmacy teams to help improve eczema in children … Eczema...

11 things to do before buying a pharmacy

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah share their expert advice and list down 11 things that a potential buyer of pharmacy...

Business

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...

ME & MY BRAND: Caring about everyone

Brand manager Ruth Giles explains why pharmacists should stock the Care range which has over 60 tried and trusted remedies...

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

ME & MY BRAND: Caring about everyone

Brand manager Ruth Giles explains why pharmacists should stock the Care range which...

TECHNOLOGY: Pharmacists working from home

Tariq Muhammad considers how innovative technology can be used to allow pharmacists to...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

Men's Health: Need to raise awareness and destigmatise 'common' erection problems

Despite evolving views on masculinity, men still feel societal pressure to perform sexually. A new survey commissioned by Viagra Connect®...

Zentiva launches Buspirone 15mg and 30mg strength tablets

Zentiva, one of the leading developers and suppliers of prescription medicines and consumer brands has launched 15 mg and 30...

Finding perfect vitamins

Vitaminology is reinventing how consumers discover, search and shop for vitamins. Vitaminology’s proprietary search engine gives the power back to the...

Ontex launches NEW men’s pants range  

Incontinence experts Ontex have launched their new iD for Men Level 4 pants. Providing extreme comfort and a perfect fit,...

Winners Profile

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...

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...

Latest Poll

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Awards

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...

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...