Monday, December 9, 2019

Managing winter cough & cold

By Michael Wakeman Now is the time of year when pharmacists will be dealing much more frequently with winter coughs and colds. With around 27...

Pet care explosion!

An expanding lucrative veterinary healthcare market has given more choice to animal lovers seeking out treatments to improve and prolong the lives of their...

The Big Interview: Kevin Fenton

Kevin Fenton insists times are tight but community pharmacy can count on support from Public Health England as it bids to earn a prominent...

Dietary advice on the front line

In the internet age, the public has unfettered access to a wealth of nutrition and lifestyle information. Unfortunately, due to the ‘Wild West-like’ nature...

Helping smokers to stop: guidance for pharmacists

By Deborah Arnott  Many pharmacists are already doing excellent work helping people to quit smoking. In fact, in almost one in 10 local authorities, pharmacists or...

The Big Interview: John D’Arcy – Independents struggle to be heard

John D'Arcy feels independents are struggling to be heard as they attempt to establish themselves in the new NHS. The Numark managing director talks...

The Big Interview: Nathan Wiltshire

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

BIG INTERVIEW: ‘Millennials love natural’

Natural Healthcare offers a wide range of products that provide an alternative to conventional medicines. Consumers are drawn to these products in the belief...

LAW: Market entry regulations

By Noel Wardle As most NHS pharmacy contractors will know, there are complex rules which govern where pharmacies can open and how they can move around. These...

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...