Collaboration: new skill all community pharmacists need

BY PSNC From 1st July 2019, every community pharmacy in England will find themselves located within the geographical footprint of a Primary Care Network (PCN)....

PAIN MANAGEMENT: Unsung heroes

By Dr Lorraine de Gray In the UK, every day 1.6 million people visit a pharmacy. Community pharmacists are easily accessible with over 11,600 community...

BLOOD PRESSURE MANAGEMENT: Re-position to take advantage of new landscape

By Mike Maguire Midnight is where the day begins. That’s a line from a U2 song, and Community Pharmacy has witnessed its “midnight” come and go....

How smartphone apps can help ‘contact trace’ the new coronavirus

A global race is on to develop smartphone apps and other types of mobile phone surveillance systems to track and contain the spread of...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Pharmacy celebrates Diwali

Diwali or ‘The Festival of Lights’ is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains all over the world. It coincides with the Hindu New Year...

GUEST COLUMN: Collaboration is key for community pharmacy

In July this year, besieged by controversy, Boris Johnson took up the reigns with the monumental task of reaching a consensus that his predecessor...

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...

LAW: Sharing pharmacy with third party

By Aidan Welton It is quite common for pharmacists to want to share occupation of their pharmacies with third parties – for example, chiropodists, chiropractors, beauticians...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Gender parity on PDA agenda this International Women’s Day

By Hala Jawad Some organisations consider equality is not just a women's issue, it's a business issue. Of course, companies have the power to influence...

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...