No quick fix for plantar fasciitis

A niggling pain under the heel that begins gradually, makes the sufferer hobble with uncomfortable stiffness on rising from bed and throbs after a...

BIG INTERVIEW: ‘Millennials love natural’

Natural Healthcare offers a wide range of products that provide an alternative to conventional medicines. Consumers are drawn to these products in the belief...

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...

Regulatory reform in new pharmacy contract

By Noel Wardle The headlines for the new deal for community pharmacy in England are likely to focus on the funding freeze and changes to essential...

VIEWPOINT: Reaping rewards of tech revolution

By Gary Paragpuri Running a pharmacy business in 2019 is tough and there is little sign of this letting up any time soon. Stagnant funding, deprescribing initiatives,...

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...

FINANCE: Personal Tax – Self Assessment

By Umesh Modi Tax returns are issued shortly after the end of the fiscal year. The fiscal year runs from 6 April to the following...

Pharmacists on the frontline of smoking cessation

By Louise Ross Stoptober 2019 may long be over but there are still many smokers all over the UK who need to quit and who may...

FINANCE: Capital Gains Tax

By Umesh Modi A capital gain arises when certain capital assets are sold at a profit. The gain is the net sale proceeds less the net...

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...