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Engaging people with diabetes through community pharmacy-led care

Pharmacists play an integral role in empowering the self-management needs of people with diabetes beyond the traditional role of supplying medicines  Diabetes affects over 537 million people worldwide; by 2045,...

Children’s dental health in crisis: considering the role of prevention and pharmacy

In the face of an ever-growing crisis in children’s dental health crisis, Bas Vorsteveld considers how pharmacists’ preventative...

BIG PICTURE: Striving for sustainability

BY NEESHE WILLIAMS Despite living in an ever-changing world amid complex geopolitical and economic shifts globally, the importance of...

EXCLUSIVE: Preserving community pharmacy within the digital health revolution

By Issa Dasu-Patel Growing up with a family that worked in pharmacy, our dinner time conversation was not like that of other families. Ours would centre...

Technology and big data to drive innovation in the pharmaceutical industry in 2023

As we take look back over the past year and reflect on what we have achieved, it’s also important that we look ahead to...

OPINION: ‘Community pharmacies in Northern Ireland are facing a perfect storm of under-funding’

By Jeremy Meader As the largest pharmacy wholesaler in Northern Ireland, we understandably take a keen interest in the financial stability of the customers we...

Diwali message from NPA chair Andrew Lane

By Andrew Lane The message of Diwali - a festival of new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness –...

Phoenix MD urges government to act now to reverse decline of community pharmacy in England

A winter NHS crisis is inevitable unless the government acts now to reverse the worrying decline in community pharmacies. Years of government underfunding could...

‘Our vision for the future of pharmacy professional leadership’

By Paul Bennett Today I’m proud to share with you the statement we submitted to the UK Commission on Pharmacy Professional Leadership in which we...

‘Community pharmacy finances need an open-heart surgery not a couple of paracetamol tablets’

By Jeremy Meader The English health secretary has fumbled the opportunity to prevent a crisis in the NHS this winter. She either does not understand...

Raj Aggarwal: My recollections of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

By Raj Aggarwal It was my great privilege be appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to serve as her representative in South Glamorgan...

VIEWPOINT: Meeting the needs of a digital population

The future of community pharmacies is in danger. With some 639 local pharmacies closing in England since 2016, action is clearly needed to ensure...

GUEST COLUMN: Coping with pressure

By Danielle Hunt The country as a whole is facing uncertain and challenging times, and for our profession emerging from the second year of the pandemic,...

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