Pharmacy In Practice

Brands brush up on oral hygiene

The war on plaque is well under way with the top pharmaceutical companies showing off their latest weapons in the fight to give the nation stronger, whiter, healthier teeth

Under attack: immunity & vitality

Help to reduce your customers’ chances of succumbing to viruses by following our top 10 tips

Pregnancy- a growing market?

More women than ever are having children later in life, making supplements and ovulation kits the new must haves.

A wider reach for elderly customers

The UK has an ageing population that is projected to rise in the future, but older people are not making the most of the help that community pharmacy offers. Sasa Jankovic finds out why, and asks what pharmacies can do to address this

Think the unthinkable when planning a pharmacy business

Many business owners don’t have a will, says this lawyer. But this is a highly risky strategy if anything goes wrong

Where next for minor ailments?

With the latest data from PSNC showing that consultations for minor ailments are less expensive when provided through community pharmacy, why is the service still not being fully funded in England?

Waiting in vain?

Pharmacy leaders have been told they have a race on their hands for pharmacy to be included as part of new NHS working practices

Stubbing out the habit

The smoking cessation market is changing and with so many options now available in and out of the pharmacy, offering the right advice will be key

Keep your customers on track

Help your customers steer clear of the fad diets this January by offering them personalised support and guidance with realistic goals and expectations

Focus on food allergy advice

How can pharmacies help customers get the right diagnosis for a food allergy and help them to manage their diet?

Success in the dry skin category

People want the advice that we give about managing skin problems, says pharmacist Saroj Shah

Will there be jobs for student pharmacists?

If capping student numbers isn’t the answer, we need a new approach, says Noel Wicks

Season’s eatings - Digestive health

Post-Christmas bloat is likely to affect many people over the festive period, but it’s a problem that isn’t just experienced once a year – many people complain of digestive issues

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
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