Friday, October 22, 2021

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Robin Swann praises community pharmacy at NPA event

Northern Ireland's health minister Robin Swann has thanked community pharmacy for its "unwavering" response to the coronavirus pandemic and dedication...

UK monitoring 'subvariant' of coronavirus Delta strain: Govt

The government on Tuesday (October 19) said it was monitoring a subvariant of the Delta strain of the coronavirus, which has...

Healthcare sector calls for self care plan with community pharmacy in central role

The government needs to develop a national self care strategy, with community pharmacy playing a central role, to steer people...

Locum App’s services now available for Numark members

The Locum App’s staff booking and scheduling services will now be available to more than 4,000 Numark member pharmacies across...

'NHS is on the edge due to growing winter pressures'

The National Health Service (NHS) is close to the edge of being overwhelmed in many parts of Britain and pressure is only going to increase...

Valneva’s Covid-19 vaccine will compete with AstraZeneca and J&J, says GlobalData

The newly launched Covid-19 vaccine by the French pharmaceutical company Valneva will compete with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J)...

DHSC adds further items to October price concessions

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee has announced that the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has granted price concessions...

Vaccines minister Throup gets flu jab at Draycott community pharmacy

Vaccines minister Maggie Throup had her seasonal flu vaccine administered at a community pharmacy on Friday (October 15). “Today I’ve...

Lower vaccine take-up fuels Covid case rise in children

The spread of Covid-19 among children in England is fuelling a recent rise in cases nationally and causing concern among some scientists that vaccines are being rolled out...

New £15m fund launched to improve mental wellbeing in Scotland

A new Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has been set up with an allocation of £15 million to support...

NHS delivers over 3 million Covid booster jabs in just one month

Community pharmacies across England have played a big part as more than three million vulnerable people in the UK received...

DHSC publishes pharmaceutical needs assessment guidance

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published guidance on pharmaceutical needs assessments (PNAs). PNAs, a crucial part...

Resources

Maxwellia’s Lovima to be available in pharmacies from end of July

Maxwellia’s Lovima, a daily progestogen-only pill, will be available over-the-counter in pharmacies from the end of July after regulators allowed...

RESCUE®’s Biggest New Launch Yet: A Unique Wellbeing Collection

RESCUE®, the UK’s No 1 category leading and consumer favourite, is launching a brand new natural wellbeing collection, offering a...

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

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Business

McKesson inks pact to sell part of European business to Phoenix Group

McKesson Corporation, parent company of LloydsPharmacy, today (July 7) signed an agreement to sell some of its European business to...

Abbott’s Covid-19 antigen test gets CE mark

Abbot Laboratories on Tuesday (June 29) said its Panbio Covid-19 antigen self-test received CE mark, enabling direct sales to consumers...

Kent Pharma acquires Dalkeith Group

Kent-Athlone Pharma Group has acquired drug distributor Dalkeith for an undisclosed sum. Kent Pharmaceuticals and Athlone Laboratories is a manufacturer...

Events

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: Towards a longer and healthier life

  Graham Phillips, the winner of Pharmacy Business Public Health Pharmacist Award 2020, talks about how his innovative ProLongevity programme...

Sigma Conference 2020: NPA commissions study to show impact of frozen funding on pharmacy’s ability to deliver for NHS

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned global consultancy firm Ernst & Young to conduct an economic impact assessment of...

Sigma Conference 2020: Matt Hancock announces pilot for blood pressure checks in pharmacy

By Priyankur Mandav in Cebu, Philippines The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has announced a pilot for...

Sigma Conference 2020: Over 90 pharmacies closed last year, says IQVIA

As many as 94 pharmacies have closed in England in the last 12 months, according to IQVIA. The data analytics...

Features Posts

MEN'S HEALTH: Men, Covid-19 and pharmacy

  Jim Pollard says Men’s Health Week this month could be an ideal...

MEN'S HEALTH: Supporting prostate patients

  Saheed Rashid outlines how pharmacy teams play a crucial role in signposting...

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Showcase

RESCUE®’s Biggest New Launch Yet: A Unique Wellbeing Collection

RESCUE®, the UK’s No 1 category leading and consumer favourite, is launching a brand new natural wellbeing collection, offering a...

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

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New FREE Video CPD; Measuring Body Temperature in Young Children

The Pharmacy Academy has launched a free video CPD module which outlines the latest NICE guidance on how to take an accurate...

signatureRx’s secure private e-prescriptions

signatureRx has announced that its fraud-proof, paperless e-prescriptions are being accepted by pharmacies across the United Kingdom, ensuring the safe,...

Winners Profile

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...

From Saturday girl to rising star of community pharmacy

  Pharmacy Business Pre-Registration Pharmacist of Year Yasmine Haq is one of the rising stars of the profession. A passionate...

PB COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER: ‘I helped a 92-year-old man quit smoking’

True contentment perhaps comes from a deep-seated sense of accepting who and where you are. Superintendent pharmacist Sachin Kirit Shah...

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...

Latest Poll

Some community pharmacy contractors have secured up to £50,000 via the Government’s new Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Has your pharmacy applied for and/or received the loan?

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Awards

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...

PB AWARD WINNER: Towards a longer and healthier life

  Graham Phillips, the winner of Pharmacy Business Public Health Pharmacist Award 2020, talks about how his innovative ProLongevity programme...

From Saturday girl to rising star of community pharmacy

  Pharmacy Business Pre-Registration Pharmacist of Year Yasmine Haq is one of the rising stars of the profession. A passionate...

Latest Poll

Some community pharmacy contractors have secured up to £50,000 via the Government’s new Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Has your pharmacy applied for and/or received the loan?

View Results

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