PB CONFERENCE 2019: Services are ‘money pots’ for community pharmacy

Olutayo is the superintendent pharmacist at The Priory Community Pharmacy, a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to serve one of the most deprived areas...

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...

Keeping ahead of Specials

By Brian Fisher The are many factors which have shaped the Specials sector in recent years. Emphasis on quality and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) has meant...

LAW: Market entry regulations

By Noel Wardle As most NHS pharmacy contractors will know, there are complex rules which govern where pharmacies can open and how they can move around. These...

SKINCARE: ‘How I overcame eczema’

By Eoghan O’Brien Skincare is of personal interest to me having lived with eczema from birth. It fuelled my interest in healthcare and was a...

Helping hay fever sufferers

By Max Wiseberg Hay fever is the most common allergy. It’s experienced as a result of the immune system’s overreaction to pollen. This stimulates mast cells,...

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...

How smartphone apps can help ‘contact trace’ the new coronavirus

A global race is on to develop smartphone apps and other types of mobile phone surveillance systems to track and contain the spread of...

‘Next few decisions we make as profession will be critical to our longevity’

Winner of Pharmacy Business Health & Beauty Award 2018, Farah Ali, shares her vision and experience as head of Perrigo’s Learning Pharmacy; trading as...

‘Every day I want to go home feeling I have made a difference’

Ashley Matthews is the epitome of the saying, ‘if the mountain will not come to Mohammad, then Mohammad must go to the mountain.’ She...