Thursday, October 22, 2020

Big ‘thank you’ from pharmacy’s ‘youngest fan’

At 19 months, Suri Tulsi Mehta is probably the youngest fan of community pharmacy. She lives in London with her parents, and like most...

‘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...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Gender parity on PDA agenda this International Women’s Day

By Hala Jawad Some organisations consider equality is not just a women's issue, it's a business issue. Of course, companies have the power to influence...

VIEWPOINT: Monitored dosage systems can add real value

By Wayne Gardiner Monitored dosage systems (MDS), or multicompartment compliance aids as they are also known, have moved on considerably in recent years. Traditionally in pack...

REALITY CHECK: Side-lining community pharmacy – it’s a policy future governments will live to...

By Graham Phillips In the 1960s, roughly 5,000 miles of railway tracks were closed and more than 2,000 stations were axed to cut the mounting debts...

NEWS ANALYSIS – Off the shelf: Could CBD products disappear from UK pharmacies?

By Sarah Ellson In February 2020, the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) announced it was giving manufacturers of food products or supplements containing cannabidiol (CBD), a...

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...

How not to get sick while travelling

By Andrew Petrou The immune response to viral infection comprises innate and adaptive defences. The innate immune system is the ‘ready now’ system and is able to...

How to run a successful travel health clinic in community pharmacy

By Lucy Morris With overseas visits by UK residents continuing to grow and research indicating that more people are planning to spend more money on their...

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,...