Saturday, August 8, 2020

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...

BIG INTERVIEW: Shedding the silo mentality

When Sandra Gidley took over as chair of the English Pharmacy Board in 2015, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society “didn’t really have a relationship” with...

GENERAL ELECTION 2019 – Party manifestos: what they are saying about pharmacy?

As the race for Downing Street drew closer, Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats made their election pledges half-way through the campaign for the pre-Christmas...

Pharmacy as a local hub for the community

Award-winning pharmacist Reena Kanda strongly believes that an independent community pharmacy such as hers should put the local population at its very heart. Over...