Thursday, February 25, 2021

‘I take my hat off to community pharmacy teams’

  In an exclusive interview Ashley Cowen from AAH Pharmaceuticals speaks about his admiration for community pharmacy, how the sector can navigate the impact of...

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...

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 – 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...

OPINION: Time for pharmacy to reset and recover

Michael Holden says independent community pharmacy contractors have no time to waste but focus on developing their own post-pandemic recovery plans… As community pharmacy reflects...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘No single right or wrong answer,’ pharmacy law expert’s tips on ethical questions

By David Reissner At times of emergency or disaster, ethical and legal issues are thrown into sharp relief in pharmacy as in many other areas....

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...

Unsung heroes of Covid-19, community pharmacy teams will have a vital role in the...

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit many pharmacies and the sector as a whole hard. Dr Nik Kotecha takes a look at their often unrecognised...

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...

REALITY CHECK: Adapting your pharmacy to thrive in a post pandemic world

Gary Paragpuri says the new challenge for contractors will be to find novel ways of drawing in customers across different age groups, especially those...