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Pharmacist explains medicine to old man

How pharmacists can lead the self-care revolution

20 FEB 2019

As healthcare literacy increases, patients are taking more control over their treatment — it is important for these patients to know how community pharmacies can help them take action, ensuring access to the right care at the right time.

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Eyes front for self-care

7 JAN 2019

Changes to NHS guidelines could mean that more patients head to their local pharmacy for advice on how to manage their eye condition with the most appropriate product for their needs. 

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Managing eye conditions with preservative-free products

The Pharmaceutical Journal, online

The addition of preservatives allows for multi-dose packaging, and while these preservatives are very effective against pathogens, they were not specifically designed to be friendly to the eye.

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The role of local pharmacy in the future of homecare

27 APR 2018

Ruth Poole, Healthcare Director at Celesio, looks at the challenges facing the clinical homecare industry which are prompting innovation and new models of care.

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Implementing online fax technology in the pharmacy

11 SEP 2017

Pharmacies deal with a large volume of patient prescriptions via fax on a daily basis. In order to provide good service and compete with other pharmacies effectively, staff members must be able to process prescriptions quickly and accurately, as well as resolve queries in a timely manner. Unfortunately, this can be a significant issue due to outdated and bulky fax technology that is prone to malfunction, security risks, and unnecessary expenses.

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