Tuesday, August 20, 2019

No quick fix for plantar fasciitis

A niggling pain under the heel that begins gradually, makes the sufferer hobble with uncomfortable stiffness on rising from bed and throbs after a...

Pharmacists need to work alongside pain specialists and GPs

Pain is one of the most distressing sensations and one of the most common reasons why people seek healthcare advice. Managing the biopsychosocial aspects of...

Patients will die before government realises foolishness of supervision plans

By Pupinder Singh Ghatora   In this rapidly changing environment I often ask myself ‘why did I choose community pharmacy?’ Then a patient comes in and...

The Big Interview: Brian Fisher

Specials is the most interesting, complex and diverse industry Brian Fisher has worked in. The group commercial director at Quantum Pharmaceutical talks to Neil...

The Big Interview: Bharat Patel

In his first interview since becoming chairman of the National Pharmacy Association Bharat Patel tells Neil Trainis of his desire to drive community pharmacy forward by...

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...

The Big Interview: Graham Jones

Pharmacy politics   In his role as politician and community pharmacist, Graham Jones has seen the potential for pharmacy to play a major role in public...

Access to medicines for people with dietary restrictions

Can pharmacists make medicines more accessible to patients with dietary restrictions? Hira Aslam, pharmacy manager at Crescent Pharmacy in Northumberland, explains...     It is almost impossible...

Wholesale meltdown in Northern Ireland

Terry Maguire recalls August 1, 2016 with a shudder. It was the day pharmaceutical wholesaling in Northern Ireland changed forever....     Monday August 1 brought a...