Services Development

Case study: trial and error with travel

Terry Reid, of Reid’s Pharmacy, London, says his decision to get involved with travel services was motivated by wanting to balance his business

Case study: Clifton Village Pharmacy, Bristol

Bristol pharmacist Upveer Manro estimates his pharmacy has delivered more than 1,000 flu jabs this flu season so far

Maximising use of the consultation room

This article considers how to maximise consultation room use, and how effective consultation skills are essential for today’s pharmacists

Moving pharmacy ahead in a digital age

With most of the larger pharmacy companies now working on digital development, Well’s head of digital speaks to P3 about plans in the pipeline

Flu service highs and lows

What are the barriers to developing community pharmacy vaccination services further in the future?  

Case study: Fresh thinking

Superintendent pharmacist Jonathan Campbell explains how forging strong ties with a GP surgery has helped his business stand out, and calls for fresh thinking to tackle issues facing the sector.

Promotion of local pharmacy services

Customers may find it difficult to understand the wide range of services being offered by a pharmacy. What can be done?

Make a success of pharmacy services

As financial constraints placed on community pharmacies continue to bite, services are increasingly being flagged as an opportunity to plug funding gaps

Delivering clear health outcomes for patients

Focus your pharmacy team, operations and practices on maximising health outcomes. Do you need to change and what should you do?

Effective ways to reach specific patient groups

This review will help pharmacy teams to focus on effective ways to reach specific patient groups.

Make the most of the consultation area

Are you using your consultation area to the maximum, or is there potential for this resource in community pharmacy to be used to better effect?

The long-term vision for local pharmacy services

P3 reviews a selection of successful projects that have been running in pharmacy to support people with long-term conditions  

There’s money on the table worth £73,800 – grab it

The size of the potential opportunity outside of dispensing could surprise you, suggests Retail Performance Specialists  

Men’s Health Forum Book explains safe drinking

Men’s Health Forum book explains safe drinking approaches

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

Naz Meghji shares the steps that Avicenna’s pharmacies have taken to improve pharmacy efficiency

A weighty issue in pharmacy

A quarter of adults in the UK are obese, making weight-management advice more important than ever

Inhaler recycling scheme is set to expand

GSK’s Complete the Cycle inhaler recycling scheme is gathering pace, says the company

Reducing the risk of dispensing errors

What is the best way to reduce the chance of dispensing errors?

Better patient consultations

Improved product knowledge and communication can lead to better outcomes from patient consultations 

Build your pharmacy around your patients

How highly does your pharmacy value its patients? Do you truely offer patient-centred care? 
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