Tuesday, February 25, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Ten years forward ten years backwards

By Bhavisha Patel Ten years ago, I dreamt of becoming a pharmacist. In fact, I was dead set on it. Whilst embarking my A-Levels all I...

SPECIAL REPORT: NE London LPC unveils its High Street Clinic model to reposition pharmacy

The North East London local pharmaceutical committee has unveiled a new model to reposition community pharmacy as an integrated care provider in the community. Speaking...

FINANCE: Planning for a year’s prosperity

By Umesh Modi With the start of the new year and the end of the tax year around the corner, it is important to start planning...

LAW: Planning issues – tips and traps for pharmacists

By Claire Timmings Planning law affects all property and needs to be carefully considered when a pharmacist is either taking on new premises, making alterations...

SKINCARE: ‘How I overcame eczema’

By Eoghan O’Brien Skincare is of personal interest to me having lived with eczema from birth. It fuelled my interest in healthcare and was a...

SPECIAL FEATURE: How stress at work drove a locum out of pharmacy

Pharmacists are like ducks on the pond – smooth and calm on top but paddling relentlessly underneath, says Ashni. After over 15 years in the...

SPECIAL FEATURE: How about mental wealth training?

By Harpreet Chana In September last year, I took the scary step of opening up about my own personal struggles with mental health. It was the...

A clear vision for eye care in pharmacy

Many of us in community pharmacy are used to dealing with a patient presenting with acute eye problems. With the Quality Pharmacy Scheme also...

GASTROINTESTINAL: Treating IBS in pharmacy

By Elena Markaryan Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition, affecting around one in every ten adults. It can cause unpleasant symptoms including abdominal...

VIEWPOINT: Wind of change is blowing through pharmacy across UK

By Steve Anderson The new five-year Community Pharmacy Contract Framework in England will fundamentally reshape what we do and how we are funded. For example, funding...