Saturday, June 6, 2020

Beauty is only skin-deep: Shikha Rishi

As an aesthetics practitioner, Shikha Rishi is two-in-one. She combines her medical expertise and insights with an eye of a passionate beautician and makeup...

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...

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...

Women experience unique health issues

Pharmacy has a key role to play in women’s health: signposting to services such as sexual health clinics, local mental health groups, encouraging women...

Helping women understand their entire health status

Pharmacists are the most accessible healthcare providers to the general public. In addition to their traditional role of dispensing drugs and treating minor ailments,...

Get your IR35 rules right

It is not uncommon for pharmacies to engage locums who provide their services via a personal service company (PSC). This means the locum is...

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?...

Avoiding a no-deal scenario

Often a lot of time is spent chasing after documents that could be avoided by good record keeping. Keeping copies or originals of key...

Individual savings accounts or ISAs explained

Individual Savings Accounts or ISAs are tax-exempt savings accounts available to individuals aged 18 or over who are resident and ordinarily resident in the...

‘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...