Pharmacy In Practice

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  

Are medicines supply problems improving at all?

P3 asks pharmacists for their opinion on the issue of medicine supply and if recent problems are abating

Should pharmacists lead the way?

P3 asks should pharmacists lead the way by example by being healthier themselves?

Perspectives from women in pharmacy

Laura Husband speaks to five leading ladies who are making a real difference in the pharmacy profession.

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.  

What would you like to see your PMR system do?

P3 asks pharmacists what would they like to see their PMR system do?

Is a second pharmacist a viable possibility?

P3 asks pharmacists does having more than one pharmacist working at any one time make sense or not?

Online pharmacy: a threat or an opportunity?

P3 asks pharmacists is the growth of online pharmacy a threat or an opportunity?

Are generics too hard to get hold of?

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

Pharmacy's message to NHS England?

P3 asks what are the key strengths of community pharmacy that policy makers should be aware of?
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