Thursday, June 17, 2021

Latest News

14 Sheppards pharmacies in Wales sold at property auction

A group of 14 properties trading as Sheppards pharmacies across Wales were sold at an auction, real estate auctioneer Acuitus...

Lupin gets MHRA nod to market first branded generic to Chiesi's Fostair

Lupin Healthcare (UK) Ltd has announced that it has received approval from Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to...

MHRA recalls contaminated Irbesartan and Losartan batches

The MHRA today (June 17) has issued a recall for 31 batches of Irbesartan -- containing medicinal products and two...

NICE issues guideline on shared decision making

The NICE has issued new guideline which sets out ways for healthcare professionals, including community pharmacists, to work with people...

RPS Scotland publishes policy document on pharmacy's role in reducing drug harms

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published a policy document on pharmacy’s role in reducing drug harms and preventing drug deaths...

'Brits most likely in Europe to keep up the fight against Covid-19'

Brits are more likely than citizens of any other European country to keep fighting the coronavirus pandemic, a latest study...

Covid jabs mandatory for care home pharmacists

All pharmacists working in care home will be required by law to be fully Covid-vaccinated under new measures to protect...

NHS to roll out 'health MOTs' in vaccination sites; NPA hopes it's not a 'one-off scheme'

NHS England has announced that it will roll out 'health MOTs' at pharmacies and other vaccination sites this autumn to...

Hundreds sign RPS' inclusion and wellbeing pledge in first week

The RPS's pledge "to be inclusive, celebrate diversity, create a culture of belonging, and support pharmacy teams’ health and wellbeing"...

NHS to start world’s first 'artificial pancreas' trial, 100 years after discovery of insulin

Around 1,000 NHS patients with type 1 diabetes will take part in a trial of systems that continually monitor blood...

NHS starts to offer Covid-19 jabs for 21 and 22 year olds

The NHS on Wednesday (June 16) started its registration process for around one million people aged 21 and 22 to...

Over 30 million people vaccinated with second dose of Covid-19

Over 30 million people in the UK have received a second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, the latest figures published...

Resources

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...

TECHNOLOGY: Taking a good look in the mirror

  After a year of Covid-led disruption, Gary Paragpuri looks back at how 24-hour medicine collection has changed pharmacy life...

Business

LAW: Staying ahead of the game

  Sam Milne outlines the process in making that all important decision to sell your pharmacy…. The process of selling...

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

  Jim Pollard says Men’s Health Week this month could be an ideal opportunity to reach out to the men...

MEN'S HEALTH: Supporting prostate patients

  Saheed Rashid outlines how pharmacy teams play a crucial role in signposting the help and support available for men...

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

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,...

Panadol offers laughter campaign

After a year where it feels we’ve all laughed a little less, Panadol is launching a new marketing campaign, titled...

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...