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Latest News

BBC show puts spotlight on community pharmacy

The One Show on BBC One has put community pharmacy in the limelight, showcasing the sector’s vital work during the...

NICE recommends innovative technology to show if breast cancer has spread

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence has recommended that surgeons working in hospitals with limited or no access...

RPS appoints Parastou Donyai as chief scientist

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has appointed Professor Parastou Donyai as chief scientist. She will take up the role in...

Invatech Health sells its care homes electronic medication administration system to PCS

Health technology pioneer Invatech Health has sold its care homes electronic medication administration record (eMAR) system Atlas to care home...

Chickenpox vaccine sales up by over 400 per cent at Superdrug

Superdrug has reported more than 400 per cent spike in sale of the chickenpox vaccine in the UK. To protect...

RPS museum reopens in London

From the informative to the fascinating, the collection of exhibits that make up the Royal Pharmaceutical Society ’s (RPS) museum...

Hertility increases market share in women health space with acquisition of Grip

Women’s health company Hertility has acquired the Netherlands-based fertility and hormone testing company Grip, increasing their market share in the...

NHS prescription charges frozen for first time in 12 years

The government has announced a freeze to the NHS prescription charges, first time in 12 years, to help people ease...

'Covid positive community pharmacy staff in Scotland will not attend work for five days'

The community pharmacy staff in Scotland will not be required to work for a minimum of five full days if...

Battle for Boots: Issa brothers vs Mukesh Ambani

Britain’s billionaire Issa brothers and Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani are preparing to face off in the final battle for Boots...

'Durvalumab' can improve life span of lung cancer patients

The drug, ‘durvalumab’, can double the overall time someone can survive with an aggressive form of lung cancer from two-and-a-half...

Sigma to supply IQoro neuromuscular training device to UK prescribers

Sigma Pharmaceuticals has agreed to supply the IQoro neuromuscular training device that has gained prescription status in the UK. GPs...

Resources

SPOTLIGHT: Managing digestive health

Naresh Rallmil shares his insights into how pharmacy teams can support patients who have problems with their digestive system health…...

TALKING BUSINESS: Game-changer for gut health

Enterosgel’s research director Dr Carol Howell talks about the importance of the brand to community pharmacy… Enterosgel is a versatile...

New search engine for vitamins and supplements launched

A new, independent search engine has launched called Vitaminology which enables the search, discovery and comparison of vitamins and supplements to...

Business

LAW: Pharmacy and IP – what’s the link?

Pei Li Kew discusses legal and administrative procedures in relation to intellectual property rights that contractors need to be aware...

LAW: Breaking the deadlock

Charlotte Healy and Katie Bewick discuss how expert determination is becoming a popular choice to resolve commercial disputes as it...

PHARMACY FINANCE: Minimising tax liability

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah recommend careful planning and restructuring of the business as some of the ways to reduce...

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

LAW: Breaking the deadlock

Charlotte Healy and Katie Bewick discuss how expert determination is becoming a popular...

PHARMACY FINANCE: Minimising tax liability

Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah recommend careful planning and restructuring of the business...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

Finding perfect vitamins

Vitaminology is reinventing how consumers discover, search and shop for vitamins. Vitaminology’s proprietary search engine gives the power back to the...

Ontex launches NEW men’s pants range  

Incontinence experts Ontex have launched their new iD for Men Level 4 pants. Providing extreme comfort and a perfect fit,...

New product name, same powerful anti-inflammatory pain relief

Voltarol Gel has introduced product name changes to help patients and pharmacy professionals find the appropriate product for their needs....

Pharmacy advice for digestive health patients

Devika Dileepkumar, expert marketing executive for Nexium Control at GSK, shares her expert tips with pharmacy teams on what advice...

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

AWARD WINNER PROFILE: Bonding with patients

Karen Sirrell is the epitome of what it means to be a pharmacy assistant. She speaks to Priyankur Mandav about...

I want to see pharmacy represented on each ICS board: Sajid Javid

The great and the good in pharmacy came together for the first time after Covid-19 for a special night to...

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...

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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