Pharmacy In Practice

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

Grow private pharmacy services?

P3 asks pharmacists can more be done to grow private pharmacy services?

General practice and the pharmacy pilots

The shortage of GPs is creating a crisis that this year’s pharmacists in general practice pilot may help to relieve

Time to set the record straight

Warman Freed Pharmacy looks at ways to improve record keeping so that patients and the business benefit. 

Cuts to funding to effect businesses?

P3 asks pharmacists how will the proposed 6% cut to pharmacy funding in England affect their business?

The big issue of weight loss

How can pharmacy staff help to motivate customers to lose weight sensibly?

When is a food allergy not a food allergy?

Food allergy is not the same as food intolerance, and it’s important that pharmacy teams understand the difference

Growing interest in digestive health

Many customers will be affected by gut problems at some time, and especially during the festive season

Putting pharmacists at the heart of our business

The new business created at GSK with brands from Novartis relies on close working with pharmacy teams

Tackling headache and migraine fast

Customers will benefit from receiving the right advice about the management of their headache

Make your pharmacy supplier relationships work well for you

Successful supplier management is all about maintaining relationships that deliver value beyond profits

Pros and cons of centralised dispensing?

P3 asks pharmacists what are the pros and cons of centralised dispensing?

Day Lewis looks to the future

With 40 years under its belt and a younger management team set to take over, Day Lewis is in lively form

Keep up confidence in flu vaccination

Pharmacy should help keep public confidence in flu vaccinations, given the negative publicity from last year's vaccine, says Well

Working with other pharmacies?

P3 asks pharmacists how do they work with other pharmacists and is there any benefit?

Focus on cough and sore throat

It’s time to ensure your customers are ready to deal with the coughs and sore throats this winter season

The cost of back and joint pain

By providing advice and support for back pain sufferers, pharmacy can grow customer loyalty and market share

Winter travel essentials

With more and more people taking winter holidays, pharmacy is well-placed to offer advice and meet their travel needs
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