As a new strain of coronavirus threatens public health systems across the globe, researchers are racing to develop a vaccine.
Cognitive behavioural therapy: breaking the cycle Subscription
The most common alternative to pharmacological treatment offered to patients with depression and anxiety by the NHS is cognitive behavioural therapy, or ‘CBT’. This guide details how it works.
Relief from indigestion: a visual guide Subscription
Indigestion and heartburn affect four in ten people. This guide illustrates the options available over the counter for managing symptoms and how they work.
2019: trending topics in pharmacy Subscription
We take a look at the biggest stories of the year and summarise some of your reactions to them.
Community pharmacy at the heart of primary care Subscription
As the ‘NHS long-term plan’ is implemented in England, community pharmacy will become the heart of the new primary care landscape, delivering clinical services and receiving referrals from other health providers.
Is hormone replacement therapy worth the risks? Subscription
The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have long been the source of confusion and controversy. Here we summarise the latest evidence to assist pharmacists in supporting patients thinking about HRT.
Pharmacy's ethnicity pay gap widens Subscription
As the government consults on whether to make reporting of ethnicity pay data mandatory for employers, our analyses show the extent of the ethnicity pay gap among pharmacists.
Hay fever: OTC management Subscription
More patients may seek advice on hay fever in the future since NHS England has advised GPs not to routinely prescribe products that are available over the counter for this condition.
Opioids in England: crisis averted? Subscription
Despite a 20% increase in opioid prescriptions per 1,000 population over the past decade, there are signs that a US-style opioid epidemic may have been averted.
MMR: the struggle for national coverage Subscription
Introduction of a measles vaccine in 1968 has reduced annual cases in England from around 460,000 to less than 1,000. However, the levels of vaccine coverage needed to eradicate measles remain elusive.