Pharmacy In Practice

Pharmacy there for women to speak to

Some areas of women’s health have long been hush-hush subjects. How can pharmacy get women talking about health issues?

Pharmacy’s experience of the repeat dispensing service

Pharmacy has been required to advise on the benefits of the repeat dispensing service since March. How are they doing?

Trouble in paradise

Millions of Britons will be jetting off this summer, but thousands are putting themselves at risk by being unprepared

Independents being put under pressure

Are small pharmacies about to be squeezed out of the market, or are there opportunities there for the taking?

Layout improves communication with patients

P3 visits a pharmacy that is enjoying the benefits of a recent refit

Widening dementia care

The government’s plan for dementia care includes more identification and support, So how can community pharmacy help?

A resource for first-time mums

Education in the pharmacy for new parents is great for the community and draws in new customers

Get to the foot of the problem

93% of the population have a foot condition. What can pharmacy do to help people with their issues?

Dieters need to be realistic and take their time

‘People need to build at it and cut down slowly,’ believes XLS-Medical dietician, Jodie Relf

What have you been doing to market your pharmacy to local customers?

P3 asks pharmacists for their opinion on the issue of marking their pharmacy stand out

Start early for hayfever

How can you help your customers to cope better with the hayfever season, as well as maximise sales?

What can Game of Thrones teach us in business?

Work smart, not crazy hours advises new book, Game of Thrones on business

Hearing issues – who’s listening?

The ear care category could be extended in the pharmacy to help people recognise hearing problems

Close up on eyes

An ageing population is the driving force behind the increase in sight loss and poor eye health. Help advise customers on how to look after their eyes

Why working with GPs just has to happen

Collaborative working between GPs and community pharmacists improves outcomes for their businesses, and certainly for patients, so why are we still not seeing more of it?

Digital patient records could soon be within reach

Barriers to pharmacy access to the Summary Care Record are slowly being overcome

Defining your pharmacy identity

Real-time learning from Warman-Freed Pharmacy, London

Generics expand their impact

The generics industry is moving into new areas of manufacture, experts say

A flexible friend for retail

Twenty independent pharmacies have been trying out a new approach to maximising the retail side of their pharmacy businesses

EPS making its mark in hospitals

There is a slow revolution taking place in the hospital sector. The introduction of electronicn prescribing and medicine administration systems looks set to reduce medication errors and improve operational efficiency. Patrick Grice looks at how this aspect of healthcare is developing
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