Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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...

FRONTLINE SCOTLAND: How ‘Cadham Campfire’ shapes the day for this pharmacy in Fife

By Bernadette Brown Health and well-being of the team is the most important aspect of surviving during these very challenging times as this pandemic has...

EXCLUSIVE: Facing the pandemic challenge together

By Jeremy Main As the Covid-19 pandemic has swept across the world the vital role of certain sectors that have for years been under appreciated...

EXCLUSIVE: Every prescription counts, London LPC calculates how increase in period of treatment will...

By Hemant Patel “The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened,” John F Kennedy once famously said -...

EXCLUSIVE: Ploughing through the mists of PPE

By Mahendra Patel Pharmacists, like all other colleagues involved on the NHS frontline with delivering health and care services against the colossal challenges of Covid-19,...