Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Pharmacists’ vital role in allergy care

There are about two million people currently living with a food allergy in the UK and there has been a worrying rise in the...

TECHNOLOGY & PHARMACY AUTOMATION: Role of automation in driving efficiency

Community pharmacy was an early adopter of technology, recognising the value in automating and streamlining labelling and ordering in community pharmacy practice in the...

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...

Why are we not sleeping

One in three people in the UK are suffering from sleeplessness at some point. It is said that humans are the only species that...

Inheritance tax planning

To enable long-term objectives to be set, it is necessary to make decisions about your finances and your family. When should I plan for IHT?...

BIG INTERVIEW: Surana sets path for global leadership

If any single company epitomizes India’s transition from economic minnow to burgeoning industrial superpower, it’s Bangalore-based pharma giant Micro Labs Ltd. Founded as a...

FINANCE: Capital Gains Tax

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

GUEST COLUMN: ‘A welcome step in the right direction’

By Claire Anderson The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has long called for the NHS to make greater use of pharmacist’s clinical skills and with the ‘Now Or...

VIEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE: My experience with COVID-19 in pharmacy before self-isolation

The last few weeks have by far been the most demanding and daunting in my five years’ career as a community pharmacist. Sadly, although community...

My Father: The Editor’s Editor

By Shailesh Ramniklal Solanki This is a tribute I never thought I would have to write or indeed ever wanted to write. It is the...