Tuesday, May 11, 2021

INNOVATION HUB: Becoming entrepreneurial

Faheem Ahmed spells out how empowering pharmacists to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset can create opportunities both for themselves and the wider profession… Covid-19 has the...

FEATURE: Looking after the patient’s gut

  A well-prepared and focused community pharmacy team will always provide the best possible experience and course of treatment for its patients, writes Emma Boyle... When...

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...

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...

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...

Portrait of Ramniklal Solanki as a newspaperman’s newspaperman

By Amit Roy What was Ramniklal Solanki really like as a man? In all the years that I have known him, I can honestly say...

SPECIAL REPORT: Pharma firms ensure continuity of medicines supply to pharmacy during pandemic

The world is heavily reliant on China for personal protective equipment, India for generic drugs and a host of other countries for critical parts...

BIG INTERVIEW: ‘We are ready for second wave’

  In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, GSK Consumer Healthcare’s General Manager Jonathan Workman talks about the impact of lockdown, the importance of self-care, and...

Triggers and treatment of pain behind the eyes

  Optometrist Roshni Patel provides an insight into how eyes can be affected by different types of headaches and how pharmacy teams can help… Headache queries...

TECHNOLOGY: Keeping ahead of technology

  Tracey Robertson explains how an extensive and imaginative use of technology can help community pharmacy reach its true potential… Community pharmacy first recognised the value...