Thursday, May 13, 2021

Novartis, US drug regulator agree to malaria drug trial to fight Covid-19

Novartis has won the go-ahead from the US Food and Drug Administration to conduct a randomized trial of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 disease, the...

Nearly 90K sign petition urging for cash injection to revive community pharmacy in England

Amidst growing calls for adequate funding to rejuvenate community pharmacy in the country, thousands have signed a petition calling on the government to recompense...

At ABPI conference, Hancock pledges £37m for genomics projects and data-driven initiatives

The government has pledged a £37m funding boots for data-driven initiatives to boost the UK’s life sciences and genomic industries. The money will be used to...

‘Cash is king’ in a crisis

Accountants tell us that turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash is king. This is so true in a crisis and even more so...

Making room for the elephant of e-commerce

With Amazon training its sights on pharmacy, Gary Paragpuri considers how the sector can brace itself for the impact… When you’re the richest man in...

FEATURE: Nappy rash – bad parenting, chemical burn or simply growing pains?

  Matthew Patey shares his expertise on how pharmacy teams can reassure parents that nappy rash is commonplace and educate them as to what they...

EMIS Group acquires PharmOutcomes operators

EMIS Group has acquired Pinnacle Health Partnership and Pinnacle Systems Management– owners and operators of the PharmOutcomes platform. The acquisition aims to drive widespread improvements...

Novartis profits climb despite Covid-19 sales swings

Swiss pharma giant Novartis reported Tuesday (July 21) higher profits in the first half of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic causing swings in sales. During the...

Building a scalable online pharmacy

Tariq Muhammad explains what pharmacy businesses need to consider if they are thinking about moving into the online space… The recent growth of online pharmacy...

FEATURE: Looking after the patient’s gut

  A well-prepared and focused community pharmacy team will always provide the best possible experience and course of treatment for its patients, writes Emma Boyle... When...