Sunday, January 24, 2021

Pharmacy as a local hub for the community

Award-winning pharmacist Reena Kanda strongly believes that an independent community pharmacy such as hers should put the local population at its very heart. Over...

REALITY CHECK: Adapting your pharmacy to thrive in a post pandemic world

Gary Paragpuri says the new challenge for contractors will be to find novel ways of drawing in customers across different age groups, especially those...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Time to take ownership of services

'Developing a pharmacy business fit for the future’ was the theme around which the dynamic pharmacy couple from south of England, James Tibbs and...

Employment law changes in 2020

Although we have left the European Union (EU) and entered the 11-month transition period, there remains a great deal of uncertainty for pharmacy business...

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...

A clear vision for eye care in pharmacy

Many of us in community pharmacy are used to dealing with a patient presenting with acute eye problems. With the Quality Pharmacy Scheme also...

LAW: Sharing pharmacy with third party

By Aidan Welton It is quite common for pharmacists to want to share occupation of their pharmacies with third parties – for example, chiropodists, chiropractors, beauticians...

How to give your patient’s immunity a boost?

  In these Covid times communities are concerned about how to increase their immunity and protect themselves from getting infected. Patrick Holford gives his take...

Pharmacy is ideal place to tackle gastro issues

By Kajal Mistry Gastrointestinal discomfort is a very common complaint and although most of the time it’s easy to manage and short-lived, some people will...

‘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...