Sunday, July 12, 2020

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...

Employing your spouse

By Umesh Modi When considering the overall tax position of your family, it is worth considering employing your spouse in your business. This is a means...

EXCLUSIVE: Leaving on a jet plane!

BY HALA JAWAD Airport pharmacy is a branch of the profession that many of us would have seen but probably thought little about, as we...

What’s all the fuss about medicinal cannabis?

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

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Pharmacists are true champions of prevention agenda

Ade is a highly regarded community pharmacist who leads the team at Bedminster Pharmacy is South Bristol. “The NHS has got the prevention agenda...

How to run a successful travel health clinic in community pharmacy

By Lucy Morris With overseas visits by UK residents continuing to grow and research indicating that more people are planning to spend more money on their...

The Big Interview: Bob Nicholls – I’m not the devil incarnate

Bob Nicholls senses a change in pharmacists' attitudes towards their regulatory body since he came to the helm. The GPhC chairman talks to Neil...

‘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...

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...

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...