Saturday, August 8, 2020

Putting community pharmacy at heart of self care

By Michelle Riddalls The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on all of us. It has affected the way we live, work and care...

Exclusive: Time to reset how community pharmacy delivers healthcare in the post-Covid-19 world

By Steve Anderson COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our lives and will continue to do so for many months to come even as...

Rising to the challenge… when the going gets tougher

Pharmacy experts from the University of Reading set out how community pharmacies have adapted to the coronavirus pandemic and ensure that patients still receive...

OPNION: The time for change is now

By Elsy Gomez Campos The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight back on the socioeconomic disparities affecting our society. The BAME population and the BAME NHS...

EXCLUSIVE – £50m cash injection: how much an average pharmacy can expect on June...

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committe has announced that minsters have agreed to inject a further £50m of advance funding into community pharmacies at the...

Broken funding system is incapable of sustaining community pharmacy beyond 2020: ex NPA chair

By Ian Strachan Cash flow is now terminal, with over 50 per cent of community pharmacies operating in deficit. Unless there is an immediate injection of...

Exclusive: ‘Pharmacy is a profession made up of superheroes’

By Nigel Swift What a time to start a new job! When I made the decision to join Well, I was thinking of a structured timely...

Exclusive – Talking your way out of lockdown

How do you communicate with staff in a crisis like Coronavirus? Actually there hasn’t been anything “like” Coronavirus in our lifetimes. Jokers used to say...

Celebrating our #pharmacyheroes and NHS will be the legacy of Covid-19

By Dr Nik Kotecha Having family members who work in the NHS has brought home to me the huge self-sacrifice thousands of healthcare workers are...

FRONTLINE NORTHERN IRELAND: ‘Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?’

By Eoghan O’Brien When everyone sensed the imminent arrival of a lockdown, the subsequent panic buying and hoarding of medicines during the first two weeks...