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TECHNOLOGY

Inventor gifts tablet press to the University students

The equipment (Tablet Press Machine) can be used in pharmaceutical studies as well as metallurgy and 3D printing Dr Michael Gamlen, the inventor of Gamlen instruments presents a tablet press...

TECHNOLOGY: Why invest in automation?

 By Cyrus Hodivala Community pharmacies are located within the very hotspots of peoples’ communities, yet a staggering 720 individual...

AUTOMATION AND TECHNOLOGY: Pushing boundaries, taking risks

By James Tibbs Our Totton branch has an incredibly high volume of original pack dispensing, roughly 45,000 items. As...

The Future in Reusable Bags: A Retail Guide

The environmental crisis has led to a shift in consumer behavior, pushing retail industries towards more sustainable practices. Among these practices, the use of...

Rising Tide of Alternative Energy: Paving the Way Towards a Sustainable Future

The value placed on energy in today’s society cannot be overstated. From domestic to commercial uses, power is one of the most essential resources...

TECHNOLOGY: Fit for the future

Tariq Muhammad considers how layouts are a key to modernisation and why pharmacies need a digital and physical harmony… An increasingly common question I get...

TECHNOLOGY: Pharmacists working from home

Tariq Muhammad considers how innovative technology can be used to allow pharmacists to work from home... One evening whilst I was watching TV, my phone...

REALITY CHECK: The uneven playing field of hub and spoke

Louise Laban argues that the government’s latest impact assessment into the ‘hub and spoke’ model of dispensing suggests the cost of a hub is...

The Rapid Growth of Turkey’s Medical Tourism Industry

Over the past two decades, Turkey has established itself as a global superpower in the medical space. This is primarily due to the nation's...

TECHNOLOGY: Peer-to-peer dispensing

Tariq Muhammad considers how the 'hub and spoke' legislation could give rise to new innovation… Talk of hub and spoke models has been rumbling on...

What are Pareto charts used for?

A Pareto chart is a graphical tool used to display the relative proportions of occurrence of different values. In business and quality improvement applications,...

TECHNOLOGY: Holding onto pharmacists

Tariq Muhammad considers the demand for pharmacists and how community pharmacies can compete… Pharmacist shortages and spiralling locum costs have set the heads spinning of...

The Effect of Weather on Joint Pain

For many people who suffer from joint pain, the weather can be a big factor in their pain. While joint pain can be caused...

Current Issue December 2023