Insight

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.

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

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

Travel health advice in the winter

Running a travel health clinic is becoming an attractive proposition for many pharmacies and the benefits are obvious all year round

The next steps for community pharmacy?

The Community Pharmacy Forward View clearly articulates the sector’s vision for the future. Can it be achieved?

Servicing your local community successfully

One of the challenges for services is making sure that customers know about them. Follow Warman-Freed’s journey in service delivery

Pharmacy in the vanguard

Where does pharmacy sit within the 50 vanguard projects at the core of the government’s care models programme?

Legal advice: Landlord's consent

Setting out what legal rights should be considered in terms of the situations where the landlord’s prior consent is required

What to do if your pharmacy lease is running out

Setting out what legal rights should be considered when your pharmacy lease is near expiration 

Is it time to reconsider care home business?

Working with care homes will have advantages and disadvantages for pharmacy. Where does the balance lie?

Legal advice: energy performance

Here we set out which legal rights should be considered in terms of the Energy Performance Certificate

The right to write to the summary care record

From this autumn pharmacists in England will have read-only access to the Summary Care Record, but is it enough?

Alphega Pharmacy trials throat infection swab scheme

Alphega's Caitlin Sorrell speaks about developments that are heading to the UK

Legal advice: the rights you need in a lease

Setting out what legal rights should be considered when leasing a pharmacy

Five key points about community pharmacy by Pharmacy Voice

A major new campaign to promote community pharmacy has begun for the election year

Be clear on cancers

Steve Williamson talks about how pharmacy teams can help to improve early diagnosis of oesophagogastric cancer
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