As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, it is time to maximise the contributions pharmacists can make to healthcare in the future.
For pharmacists to make a difference in mental health care, there must be a push to provide appropriate training and resources.
Two pharmacists argue whether homeopathic remedies should be available to buy in community pharmacies after the High Court’s support for the decision to stop funding homeopathy on the NHS.
Chief executive of Well Pharmacy, the third largest pharmacy chain in the UK, discusses the independent multiple’s strong position despite cuts to community pharmacy funding and how the business is preparing for online competition.
Books and Arts
AHFS Drug Information 2018, edited by Gerald K McEvoy
Heavy menstrual bleeding has a major impact on a woman’s quality of life. This article covers the most recent guidance and available treatment options.
How pharmacists can comply with GDPRSubscription
Pharmacies could be heavily fined if they break new data protection rules. Here is a quick guide on how to stay within the law.
Newly qualified pharmacists Abida Begum and Urvasi Patel share their eight tips for tackling the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.
A minute in the company of the pharmacist and academic.
A minute in the company of the pharmacy owner and National Pharmacy Association board member.
More than £20m of Pharmacy Integration Fund money was used to prop up other parts of the NHS in the last financial year.
NHS unions vote to accept pay dealSubscription
Members of every health union except one have voted to accept the proposed NHS three-year pay deal.
A ‘test and treat’ scheme for patients with sore throats will be piloted at 70 Welsh community pharmacies in autumn 2018.
Boots pharmacists vote to end deal with BPASubscription
Boots pharmacists have narrowly voted to derecognise the Boots Pharmacists Association
Pharmacists in England should play a greater role in supporting people with mental health problems and help eradicate inequalities in their care, according to a new report published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Four Derbyshire clinical commissioning groups will no longer commission Pharmacy First, a minor ailments service, in response to NHS England guidance to restrict prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for minor, self-limiting or short-term conditions.
Pharmacies deliver 1.3 million seasonal flu jabsSubscription
GPhC gender pay gap below national averageSubscription
Community pharmacy contract talks yet to startSubscription
News in brief
Thomas Rowlandson’s caricature of the dubious nature of apothecaries is shown in a painting called ‘The Quack Doctor’.
Robbie Turner has been appointed as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) new director of pharmacy and member experience.
A legal attempt to overturn NHS England’s decision to reduce NHS prescribing of homeopathic products has failed.
A text message-based system can help improve diabetes control, researchers have found.