Insight

Examining this winter's cough, cold and flu trends

P3’s Carolyn Scott speaks to Lindsey Tier, marketing manager for Ultra Chloraseptic at Ceuta Healthcare about the cough, cold and flu season and implications for OTC sales

How can pharmacy work more closely with the NHS?

As community pharmacy continues to strive for equal footing with other primary care professions, where do those outside the pharmacy sector think the profession should be aiming?

Dial 111 for advice from community pharmacy

Can the NHS Community Pharmacy Referral Service pilot propel community pharmacy forward?

Looking to healthy living pharmacy

Government cuts are impacting pharmacies in England in a number of ways. A reduction in the income received from the NHS can make a big difference to a business that relies heavily on a particular income stream.

Case study: The healthy living journey

How healthy living status has helped one pharmacy meet local health needs

Does your pharmacy dispense less than 4,000 items?

Looking at pharmacy data may help understand LloydsPharmacy's decision about pharmacy closures

Legal advice: selling up with a lease with time to run

I want to retire and sell my pharmacy, but I have a lease that has five years left to run

Tomorrow’s digital health, happening here today

The NHS is taking a serious look at how healthcare apps can help improve patient outcomes. P3’s Carolyn Scott speaks to DigitalHealth.London’s Yinka Makinde

How age-friendly is your pharmacy?

Does your business serve the growing number of older and disabled customers as well as it could?  

Engaging with local politicians and councillors

Don’t stop talking. The funding cuts in England give community pharmacy more reason to work on good local relationships

Teva launches reformulated levothyroxine range

Teva has launched a reformulated version of levothyroxine, including two previously unavailable strengths

How pharmacy benefits from working with Europe

The NPA’s Raj Patel is president-elect of the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)

Incontinence: pharmacy can help

Bladder weakness/sensitive bladder is now the largest sector of the UK’s intimate hygiene market and affects about one in three women in the UK. It’s a key category for any pharmacy to stock

Communications with cut-through

Do your patients know what you offer at your pharmacy? Use clear communications to make sure they do

The five rules for prescribing specials

New guidance on prescribing specials from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society supports expert decision-making and high-quality patient care. P3 looks at implications for pharmacy

Medical devices face stronger regulation

A new era in the regulation of medical devices will improve public understanding of products, says the PAGB's John Smith

How much does delivery cost you?

A delivery service may become the Achilles heel of your business says pharmacist Gary Jones of Borth Pharmacy, Ceredigion

Get more out of your in-store technology

Advances in CCTV technology mean that data captured can now provide insights into customer behaviour.

Managing your pharmacy refit

The Warman Freed Pharmacy team shares their experience with others who might be considering a pharmacy refit

“This could break up the local network”

The propsals by the DH for community pharmacy could have dire consequences, warns the NPA's Ian Strachan
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