Pharmacies can help by raising public awareness

Millions of parents could get more convenient and timelier expert advice by visiting their local pharmacist first, which will also ease pressure on GP...

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...

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...

GUEST COLUMN: ‘A welcome step in the right direction’

By Claire Anderson The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has long called for the NHS to make greater use of pharmacist’s clinical skills and with the ‘Now Or...

JOINT CARE: Collaborative approach is vital

By Eddie Dandy As a sector, we have entered a ‘Brave New World,’ with community pharmacy funding receiving a five-year funding settlement, totalling almost £13 billion....

GUEST FEATURE: Making every contact count

By Gul Root Community pharmacies are well placed to play an important role in supporting people with sexual and reproductive health needs, especially for deprived communities...

TECHNOLOGY & PHARMACY AUTOMATION: Role of automation in driving efficiency

Community pharmacy was an early adopter of technology, recognising the value in automating and streamlining labelling and ordering in community pharmacy practice in the...

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...

BLOOD PRESSURE MANAGEMENT: Re-position to take advantage of new landscape

By Mike Maguire Midnight is where the day begins. That’s a line from a U2 song, and Community Pharmacy has witnessed its “midnight” come and go....

Pharmacy plays pivotal part in diabetes management

By Prof Mahendra Patel  Recent figures from Diabetes UK show that diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in the UK has increased from 1.9 million to...