Monday, October 26, 2020

Triggers and treatment of pain behind the eyes

  Optometrist Roshni Patel provides an insight into how eyes can be affected by different types of headaches and how pharmacy teams can help… Headache queries...

LAW: Can a notice to close a pharmacy be withdrawn?

Noel Wardle says although there’s no clarity on whether a withdrawal notice is irrevocable, it is up to NHS England to accept or reject...

BIG INTERVIEW: ‘We are ready for second wave’

  In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, GSK Consumer Healthcare’s General Manager Jonathan Workman talks about the impact of lockdown, the importance of self-care, and...

FEATURE: Managing incontinence in pharmacy

Ade Williams discusses how community pharmacy teams can offer well-evidenced and effective interventions to help sufferers of bladder weakness… There are few conditions that bring...

FEATURE: Improving care home patient safety

  Tariq Muhammad examines how pharmacists can develop a more meaningful service for care homes with the use of electronic patient record systems... The Covid pandemic...

FEATURE: Is technology the silver bullet for pharmacy?

  Gary Paragpuri explains how there is more to technology and automation in pharmacy than just the shiny exteriors… Back in 1982, a phrase began appearing...

FEATURE: Helping beat the winter blues

As pharmacy teams brace themselves for a second wave of Covid-19 and a season of cold and flu, superintendent pharmacist Sobha Sharma Kandel offers...

FEATURE: Get ready for winter

Will Pike argues how community pharmacists could help patients shift their mindset to think pharmacy first as the sector heads into a challenging winter… Usually...

OPINION: Relieving back-office pressure must be a priority for pharmacy teams

  Andy Johnson reveals how back-office and admin efficiencies can ease pressure on already stretched pharmacists and their teams… The race to deliver the country’s biggest...

FEATURE: How remote consultations can help pharmacy patients

Jack Birchall explains how a team of pharmacists carried out remote reviews for patients living with long-term conditions such as asthma and COPD… There is...