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Pharmacy practice and profession blog

All posts by Emma Page

How does your personality help or hinder your interprofessional learning?

Posted by: Emma PageWed, 7 Sep 2016

The underlying personality traits of pharmacists and doctors may help explain why working together is such a challenge.

Five top tips to boost your independent pharmacy business

Posted by: Emma PageThu, 3 Mar 2016

At the 2016 Sigma conference, John Zucker and Paul Gershlick, from law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards, spoke with four independent community pharmacists about how they are helping their businesses thrive in spite of the challenges facing the sector.

Selling homeopathy undermines pharmacists as evidence-based practitioners

Posted by: Emma PageMon, 28 Sep 2015

At a recent debate at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society annual conference, pharmacists discussed whether homeopathic medicines should be sold from community pharmacies.

Five tips to change your pharmacy from a “shop” to a “healthcare business”

Posted by: Emma PageTue, 24 Feb 2015

In a skit at Sigma conference in Aamby Valley City, John Zucker and Ash Pandya discussed how to make changes to your pharmacy. Emma Page describes their advice.

Make small, practical changes at a local level to benefit your customers

Posted by: Emma PageTue, 24 Feb 2015

The annual Sigma conference, this year held in Aamby Valley City, India, provided an opportunity for pharmacists to discuss how to improve their pharmacies for the benefit of their patients and their businesses.

Top tips for getting started on your Faculty portfolio

Posted by: Emma PageMon, 8 Sep 2014

If you’ve been thinking about submitting your application for the RPS Faculty, these tips may serve as a helpful starting point

Should we tell patients how much NHS services and medicines really cost?

Posted by: Emma PageFri, 15 Nov 2013

If patients knew how much their medicines had cost the NHS, would they be more or less likely to take them? If they knew how much a visit to the A&E cost, would they be more or less likely to go?

Why education on self care can promote health and save the NHS

Posted by: Emma PageFri, 15 Nov 2013

Some people who visit the doctor with a cough or sore throat might have already tried to treat it themselves with over-the-counter remedies and waited around a week for it to clear, before deciding that it is serious enough to warrant a GP visit. Once they do visit a GP, they might request antibiotics.

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