Sunday, April 11, 2021

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...

‘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...

GENERICS: Pharmacists’ use of generics helps NHS ‘money tree’

By Peter Kelly The birth of generic medicines in the mid-1980s created a paradigm shift that revolutionised the National Health Service (NHS). Having finite resources is...

GENERAL ELECTION 2019 – Party manifestos: what they are saying about pharmacy?

As the race for Downing Street drew closer, Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats made their election pledges half-way through the campaign for the pre-Christmas...

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...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Making every patient interaction count

Mike is the owner, managing director and superintendent pharmacist of Broadway Pharmacy in Preston. He shared some of his ideas around starting a flu...

Helping hay fever sufferers

By Max Wiseberg Hay fever is the most common allergy. It’s experienced as a result of the immune system’s overreaction to pollen. This stimulates mast cells,...

FEATURE: Paperless pharmacy dream now a reality

  Tariq Muhammad explains how a fully digital system in community pharmacy can cut costs and deliver significant operational efficiencies… Moving to a paper-free healthcare system...

VIEWPOINT: Pharmacy’s role in early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

By Lu Constable Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of any of the common cancers. Early diagnosis of the disease is vital, and yet...

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...