Sunday, September 15, 2019

VIEWPOINT: A new hope for community pharmacy?

By James Tibbs I have heard very mixed opinions from various stakeholders on the new pharmacy contract, and in my opinion, there are definitely some positives...

Employing your spouse

By Umesh Modi When considering the overall tax position of your family, it is worth considering employing your spouse in your business. This is a means...

Regulatory reform in new pharmacy contract

By Noel Wardle The headlines for the new deal for community pharmacy in England are likely to focus on the funding freeze and changes to essential...

GUEST FEATURE: Making every contact count

By Gul Root Community pharmacies are well placed to play an important role in supporting people with sexual and reproductive health needs, especially for deprived communities...

What’s all the fuss about medicinal cannabis?

By Sarah Ellson The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on 8 August published its draft Guideline for prescribing cannabis-based medicinal products – kicking...

Cautious optimism will help CBD market soar

In the past few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) products in the UK have emerged from nowhere to become a multi-million pounds industry, but the expansion...

Unravelling the CBD opportunity

By Sultan Dajani Cannabidiol (CBD) products, including oils, capsules, oral sprays, skin creams, gummy bears, vaping liquids and drinks have rapidly become available in high street...

Cannabinoid industry needs quality charter

Recent revelations of cannabidiol (CBD) products being sold through a UK high street pharmacy chain containing no CBD have rocked the emerging cannabis wellness...

Should pharmacists stock CBD?

By Dr Andy Yates and Bill Griffin With an annual UK market worth over £300 million, increasing year on year by an average of 16 per...

Managing coughs and colds

Coughs and colds are usually caused by viral upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). They are nearly always self-limiting and do not generally require treatment...