Monday, December 9, 2019

Managing winter cough & cold

By Michael Wakeman Now is the time of year when pharmacists will be dealing much more frequently with winter coughs and colds. With around 27...

Pharmacy is ideal place to tackle gastro issues

By Kajal Mistry Gastrointestinal discomfort is a very common complaint and although most of the time it’s easy to manage and short-lived, some people will...

VIEWPOINT: Pharmacy’s role in early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

By Lu Constable Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of any of the common cancers. Early diagnosis of the disease is vital, and yet...

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...

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...

PB CONFERENCE 2019: Making every patient interaction count

Mike is the owner, managing director and superintendent pharmacist of Broadway Pharmacy in Preston. He shared some of his ideas around starting a flu...

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...

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...

PAIN MANAGEMENT: Prescribing Pain

By David Vaux  Chronic pain affects some 28 million adults in the UK – that’s almost one in two people – and this figure is...

PAIN MANAGEMENT: Turning to supplements

By Keeley Berry For patients plagued by daily pain, turning to health supplements as a natural aid to discomfort is inevitable. Whilst it is entirely...