Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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...

SPECIAL FEATURE: How stress at work drove a locum out of pharmacy

Pharmacists are like ducks on the pond – smooth and calm on top but paddling relentlessly underneath, says Ashni. After over 15 years in the...

SPECIAL FEATURE: How about mental wealth training?

By Harpreet Chana In September last year, I took the scary step of opening up about my own personal struggles with mental health. It was the...

A clear vision for eye care in pharmacy

Many of us in community pharmacy are used to dealing with a patient presenting with acute eye problems. With the Quality Pharmacy Scheme also...

GASTROINTESTINAL: Treating IBS in pharmacy

By Elena Markaryan Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition, affecting around one in every ten adults. It can cause unpleasant symptoms including abdominal...

VIEWPOINT: Wind of change is blowing through pharmacy across UK

By Steve Anderson The new five-year Community Pharmacy Contract Framework in England will fundamentally reshape what we do and how we are funded. For example, funding...

PB AWARD WINNER: ‘Technology will never replace human face of pharmacy’

Lindsay & Gilmour, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy groups, is steeped in history. Established in Edinburgh by pharmacist Robert Lindsay in 1826 at a...

BIG INTERVIEW: Surana sets path for global leadership

If any single company epitomizes India’s transition from economic minnow to burgeoning industrial superpower, it’s Bangalore-based pharma giant Micro Labs Ltd. Founded as a...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Leaving on a jet plane!

BY HALA JAWAD Airport pharmacy is a branch of the profession that many of us would have seen but probably thought little about, as we...