The Big Interview: Nathan Wiltshire

Cambrian Alliance has over 1300 independent members. How have they been affected now that the cuts have been confirmed?

Ed Waller to address Pharmacy Business Conference

NHS England’s Director of Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts, Ed Waller, will be among the keynote speakers at this year’s Pharmacy Business Conference.This...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail’

Head of NHS Services at PSNC, Alastair Buxton, told the conference that the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Services (CPCS) “provides the opportunity for community...

Avoiding a no-deal scenario

Often a lot of time is spent chasing after documents that could be avoided by good record keeping. Keeping copies or originals of key...

What’s all the fuss about medicinal cannabis?

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

VIEWPOINT: Virtual GP consultation could be a game-changer for pharmacies

By Dr Zubair AhmedVirtual GP consultations are a significant step forward for the sector, improving access to healthcare for patients and reducing pressure on the...

No quick fix for plantar fasciitis

A niggling pain under the heel that begins gradually, makes the sufferer hobble with uncomfortable stiffness on rising from bed and throbs after a...

VIEWPOINT: Reaping rewards of tech revolution

By Gary ParagpuriRunning a pharmacy business in 2019 is tough and there is little sign of this letting up any time soon.Stagnant funding, deprescribing initiatives,...

FINANCE: Capital Gains Tax

By Umesh ModiA capital gain arises when certain capital assets are sold at a profit. The gain is the net sale proceeds less the net...

‘GPs can refer 20 million patients to community pharmacy each year’

GPs could refer more than 20 million patients to community pharmacy each year, NHS England’s director of primary care strategy has said.During a speech...