Tag

30 results found for: Cardiovascular

Day Lewis achieves growth in challenging year

Day Lewis has achieved growth in a "challenging" year, conference delegates heard

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Quality Payments declaration portal open

The Quality Payments online declaration portal is open on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) website

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

Key role for pharmacies in BP campaign

UK pharmacies are gearing up to provide blood pressure measurements and give lifestyle advice this Know Your Numbers! Week (18-24 September)

PHE calls for STPs to work together on heart health

Public Health England has called for coordination of services such as in-pharmacy testing to help improve detection and management of CVD

PHE Heart Age Test shows men over 50 at risk

Results from Public Health England's Heart Age Test show that men over 50 are at particular risk of heart attack and stroke

New learning coming soon

Watch this space for new infant feeding learning content.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This NPA-accredited module covers pain management in the pharmacy as well as learning on Combogesic, a non-opiate analgesic for mild to moderate pain.

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

Pharmacists urged to get involved in BP awareness campaign

Health charity Blood Pressure UK has issued a call to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals urging them to take part in Know Your Numbers! Week

‘Hazardous Waist’ materials available to support Men’s Health Week

With Men’s Health Week 2017 set to kick off on 12 June, the Men’s Health Forum has released materials to help spark conversations on the problem of abdominal obesity

Pharmacy teams surpass flu vaccination record

Pharmacy teams administered 221,000 more flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 than in the previous year.

Let's start at the beginning

The first few years of a baby’s life can be stressful for parents working out what’s normal and what needs further investigation, but pharmacies can help.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Tackling high blood pressure in pharmacy

Develop local and national strategies to benefit from the contribution pharmacy can make to tackling high blood pressure, Pharmacy Voice urges in a new report

New BLF resources for the pharmacy team

The BLF has produced two new resources aimed at helping pharmacy teams best support their patients with respiratory problems.

NICE endorses new Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit

The free to download toolkit helps healthcare professionals identify patients who may be at risk of falls and potential hospitalisation

PM says government is committed to “thriving community pharmacy”

In a letter to support the 2017 Sigma conference, Theresa May said the government is committed to helping the sector thrive

Technicians in community keen to expand role

Community pharmacy technicians are keen to expand their role but are dissatisfied due to a lack of opportunities
Previous 1 2 Next

Latest News

GSK announce oral health webinar

GSK is holding a webinar in conjunction with its Sensodyne Pronamel brand to discuss ‘the importance of enamel wear an...

PGEU: pharmacy can help make healthcare sustainable

The PGEU has published an opinion paper calling for European countries to take full advantage of community pharmacy’s...

Views

OTC prescribing: where local policy is taking the lead

Dudley CCG’s decision on self care medicines is an interesting approach, says Noel Wicks It seems that the saga surro...

Popular Features

We must protect antibiotics efficacy, campaign urges

The government will not “allow modern medicine to grind to a halt,” pharmacy minister Steve Brine said as PHE launch...

Is the GPhC consultation preaching to the choir?

Is the GPhC consultation on responsibilities for patient safety an insult to non-pharmacistmanagers, or simply an extra ...

Significance of responsive feeding

This NPA-accredited module explores the technique of responsive infant feeding and how it can protect against overweight...