‘COVID-19 will have deep impact on pharmacy’

BY JEREMY MEADER Several years of funding cuts have forced the community pharmacy sector to reduce staffing levels, this situation has been compounded by the...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail’

Head of NHS Services at PSNC, Alastair Buxton, told the conference that the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Services (CPCS) “provides the opportunity for community...

Collaboration: new skill all community pharmacists need

BY PSNC From 1st July 2019, every community pharmacy in England will find themselves located within the geographical footprint of a Primary Care Network (PCN)....

FINANCE: Incorporation

By Umesh Modi In our view it is generally beneficial, in tax terms, to trade as a limited company as there are annual tax savings....

Managing rheumatic patients

By Hilary McKee Rheumatology encompasses over one hundred diseases. Many patients will present at community pharmacy with joint pains and some will be on powerful Disease-Modifying...

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...

FINANCE: Personal Tax – Self Assessment

By Umesh Modi Tax returns are issued shortly after the end of the fiscal year. The fiscal year runs from 6 April to the following...

Employing your spouse

By Umesh Modi When considering the overall tax position of your family, it is worth considering employing your spouse in your business. This is a means...

SPECIAL FEATURE: How about mental wealth training?

By Harpreet Chana In September last year, I took the scary step of opening up about my own personal struggles with mental health. It was the...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Pharmacists are true champions of prevention agenda

Ade is a highly regarded community pharmacist who leads the team at Bedminster Pharmacy is South Bristol. “The NHS has got the prevention agenda...