Insight

Headaches: treating by type

Headache and migraine brands are focusing more on the suitability of their products for treating different types of headache. Help people to make the right choice

Contract Conclusions

What does England’s long-awaited contract settlement mean for you? P3 asks for views on how this new contract will affect individual pharmacies

Keep on moving

Each year one in five consults their GP about a musculoskeletal condition, accounting for 30 million lost working days a year

Treat your cough better

Community pharmacy needs to step in confidently this year, to convince more people to manage their cough and cold symptoms without visiting the GP first

Travels abroad in winter

It’s not only the summer when travel health advice is needed by customers

Share your knowledge of skincare

People with skincare conditions need intensive advice for their condition: the category is currently growing the most in pharmacy.

Under attack from colds and flu

The numbers of patients prescribed antibiotics for winter ailments continues to rise,despite awareness campaigns

A shot in the arm for pharmacy

Flu vaccination is proving one of the biggest success stories in enhanced services and could pave the way for a much wider role.

You heard it here first

Boots UK says that ear health and hearing is a category with potential for future growth.

Time to get closer to general practice?

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s English Pharmacy Board thinks every GP practice should have its own in-house clinical pharmacy team but not everyone agrees  

Supplementing sales

Independent pharmacists regularly go above and beyond what is required of them, yet their stories often remain untold, Laura Husband speaks to one such pharmacist

Findings will be shared from learning pharmacy

OTC manufacturer Omega Pharma has recently become the owner of a north London community pharmacy. Why has the company made such an unusual move?

What could the RPS Faculty do for me?

Joining the RPS Faculty could earn you hard cash and recognition by moving your career forward, explains the organisation  

Keep the focus on child health

The importance of ongoing training to give the best possible advice to parents visiting the pharmacy about common childhood illnesses

For a healthy smile

Oral care is experiencing healthy growth – improve your share of the category and educate more of your customers

In need of a pick me up?

Some customers may be keen to build up their immunity before the winter months arrive  

An evolving specials market

The specials tariff continues to change prescribing habits, pharmacist’s experience of ordering products and the offer from manufacturers. P3 looks at a developing picture.  

Are generics too hard to get hold of?

Generic drug shortages are having a real impact on community pharmacies and patients.  
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