Virtual pharmacists serving patients across Birmingham with health information

Animated virtual pharmacists across Birmingham are helping patients access a range of information about their health and well-being. The easy-to-use Healthscreens have been installed...

British Lung Foundation claims 3.5 million people in the UK are unaware of chronic...

A study commissioned by the British Lung Foundation has claimed that around 3.5 million people in the UK are unaware they are at risk...

Ground-breaking trial brings hope to millions of stroke sufferers

A ground-breaking UK clinical trial has given hope to millions of people who are susceptible to strokes after the first patient was treated with...

Pharmacogenetics will revolutionise the healthcare industry according to chief pharmaceutical officer

Dr Keith Ridge the chief pharmaceutical officer at the Department of Health has said that developments in pharmacogenetics are gathering pace and will soon...

Faculty of Homeopathy attacks RPS over ‘ill-conceived’ advice to patients

The Faculty of Homeopathy has attacked the Royal Pharmaceutical Society after it claimed that homeopathic medicines should never be used to treat serious medical...

Pharmacy Minister tells APPG that pharmacists can improve patient engagement

Earl Howe told an All Party Parliamentary Group inquiry on the Government's health White Paper that pharmacists can engage patients in understanding their conditions...

Pfizer Inc and Merck & Co shares could increase by as much as 20%...

Pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer Inc and Merck & Co could see the value of their shares increase by as much as 20% over the next...

Public in the dark over pharmacy services, according to the NPA

A survey commissioned by the National Pharmacy Association has revealed that the public are largely unaware that local pharmacies provide key health care services. The...

AAH urges pharmacists to engage with their communities

Ajit Malhi head of marketing services for AAH Pharmaceuticals has called on pharmacists to engage more with their communities. He also urged them to utilise...

Study designed to cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes enlists the help...

Scientists in Aberdeen are enlisting the help of volunteers for a study they hope could lead to a decrease in the risk of cardiovascular...