Sunday, July 12, 2020

TECHNOLOGY FEATURE: Pandemic is a catalyst for change

By Gary Paragpuri Having sat in many job interviews throughout my career, for me, one of the most illuminating moments is when an interviewee answers the...

FRONTLINE NORTHERN IRELAND: ‘Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?’

By Eoghan O’Brien When everyone sensed the imminent arrival of a lockdown, the subsequent panic buying and hoarding of medicines during the first two weeks...

FRONTLINE SCOTLAND: How ‘Cadham Campfire’ shapes the day for this pharmacy in Fife

By Bernadette Brown Health and well-being of the team is the most important aspect of surviving during these very challenging times as this pandemic has...

SPECIAL REPORT: Pharma firms ensure continuity of medicines supply to pharmacy during pandemic

The world is heavily reliant on China for personal protective equipment, India for generic drugs and a host of other countries for critical parts...

Poetry in the time of coronavirus; pharmacy contractor pens down his thoughts in verses

We are in a lockdown   So we are in a lockdown The phone doesn't stop ringing 300 calls plus per day, all wanting home deliveries, patient requests, how do...

How smartphone apps can help ‘contact trace’ the new coronavirus

A global race is on to develop smartphone apps and other types of mobile phone surveillance systems to track and contain the spread of...

A mild case of COVID-19 is not like a mild cold, it’s much more...

The last few weeks have indeed been an excruciating experience for my family and I. Thankfully, we have all nearly passed through this agony...

Big ‘thank you’ from pharmacy’s ‘youngest fan’

At 19 months, Suri Tulsi Mehta is probably the youngest fan of community pharmacy. She lives in London with her parents, and like most...

‘COVID-19 will have deep impact on pharmacy’

BY JEREMY MEADER Several years of funding cuts have forced the community pharmacy sector to reduce staffing levels, this situation has been compounded by the...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Gender parity on PDA agenda this International Women’s Day

By Hala Jawad Some organisations consider equality is not just a women's issue, it's a business issue. Of course, companies have the power to influence...