Thursday, October 24, 2019

Should pharmacists stock CBD?

By Dr Andy Yates and Bill Griffin With an annual UK market worth over £300 million, increasing year on year by an average of 16 per...

Managing coughs and colds

Coughs and colds are usually caused by viral upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). They are nearly always self-limiting and do not generally require treatment...

WINTER REMEDIES: Prepare early for the season

By Dr Mahendra Patel The recently announced English community pharmacy contract, with a 5-year funding settlement now in place, gives renewed and refreshed positivity for better...

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....

Helping sufferers of pain in joints

By Elaine Walker Arthritis is the term used to describe the different conditions causing pain, stiffness and swelling in one or more joints. It is believed...

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...

GUEST COLUMN: A deal for the future

By Simon Dukes Pharmacy Business readers will by now have heard about the five-year deal on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) and you’ll probably already...

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...

GUEST COLUMN: Hub and spoke has opportunities and barriers

By Mark Lyonette The NPA has been keen to emphasise that community pharmacy can deliver so much more for the National Health Service if pharmacists are...

SPECIAL REPORT: Faith in pharmacy

Fifteen years ago, when Bayer acquired Roche’s consumer health business, along with the Swiss fi rm’s leading vitamin and mineral brands, it catapulted the...