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Inspire healthier lifestyles to reduce dementia risk

Three-quarters of adults would consider changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of developing dementia

Quality payments: Dementia Friends training

How pharmacies can meet Quality Payment criteria by getting on board with the Dementia Friends initiative

Support people with dementia to manage medication

People with dementia and their carers would benefit from more support, researchers have suggested

‘Shameful inequality’ for people with dementia says charity

A report highlights a “shameful inequality” between people dying with dementia and those dying without the condition

Numark urges members to become dementia aware

Numark is set to distribute resources to members on behalf of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Dementia suffers families are saving the NHS £11.6bn per year

The report hopes to expose the needs of the near 700,000 people in the UK who care for someone living with dementia

NICE recommendations on preventing frailty in later life

“These guidelines are a hugely welcome shift in public health thinking," said Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer’s Society

Help patients with dementia

Dementia Friends is encouraging pharmacists to attend a training session and help patients suffering from the condition  

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Which? investigation uncovers poor OTC practice

In an undercover investigation carried out by Which?, three in 10 pharmacies did not follow safety guidelines when makin...

Little change in asthma care stats, says charity

Almost two thirds of the 5.4 million people living with asthma in the UK are not receiving basic levels of care, a repor...

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Why we can't continue to work harder and harder

Workload pressure isn't going to change, but how we work with it can, suggests Noel Wicks. The recent media spotli...

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Consultation launched on plans to rein in prescriptions

A consultation on proposals to “rein in prescriptions” for a number of OTC products has been published by NHS Englan...

Case study: E-commerce innovation

In this In Business case study, Mitesh explains how the North London pharmacy’s online offering has gone from strength...

Mixed feelings on proposed ‘super-regulator’

Some welcomed the focus on supporting professionalism while others voiced concerns that a proposed health ‘super-re...