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...

GENERAL ELECTION 2019 – Party manifestos: what they are saying about pharmacy?

As the race for Downing Street drew closer, Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats made their election pledges half-way through the campaign for the pre-Christmas...

Helping patients with weight loss programmes

By Alex White We know that a significant proportion of UK adults are overweight or obese, which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart...

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...

TECHNOLOGY FEATURE: Pandemic is a catalyst for change

By Gary Paragpuri Having sat in many job interviews throughout my career, for me, one of the most illuminating moments is when an interviewee answers the...

Giving foot problems the boot

We tend to take our feet for granted but pain has a way of invigorating our awareness writes Neil Trainis... The average person takes...

Why are we not sleeping

One in three people in the UK are suffering from sleeplessness at some point. It is said that humans are the only species that...

GUEST COLUMN: Collaboration is key for community pharmacy

In July this year, besieged by controversy, Boris Johnson took up the reigns with the monumental task of reaching a consensus that his predecessor...

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....

GUEST COLUMN: Are gifts for staff motivational, counter-productive or plain offensive?

By Jeremy Holmes The recent festive season made many pharmacies – and other businesses – think about gifts for their staff. Even if Christmas isn’t recognised...