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Collaboration key to expanding public health role

A new report has identified opportunities and challenges for community pharmacy to enhance their public health role  

OECD/EC Report calls for EU-wide expansion of pharmacy’s role

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 argues that health services across Europe could benefit from a strengthened community pharmacy sector

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

A process for providing support to people who want to give up smoking

PHE updates 5-A-Day logo and Eatwell Plate

PHE has published updated versions of the Eatwell plate and the five-a-day logo to make them “more relevant”.

Pharmacists urged to help people get ready for No Smoking Day

The BHF is encouraging pharmacy staff to use to use No Smoking Day as an opportunity.

Expanding the public health workforce

The RSPH urges all public-facing workers, including bar staff and hairdressers, to discuss health issues with the public.

Reach out locally with pharmacy services

As pharmacists continue to innovate in service delivery, the pharmacy is no longer the only place to deliver services.   

The next generation for pharmacy

What will pharmacy look like for future generations of pharmacists, asks Mike Smith? I recently attended the Portsmouth School of Pharmacy to talk about opportunities for a career in community pharmacy. I always enjoy going to these events, attended by more than 100 third-year students who are all so full of enthusiasm and extremely attentive. They are very highly qualified, far more so than pharmacists of my generation, and I told the keen audience that I was sure that the future of our profession is safe in their hands. However, this raises a question in my mind: is their future safe in our hands?

Reaching the people that others cannot reach...

A pub health check campaign found more than a quarter of men tested had high blood pressure  

Action stations - the Pharmacy Call to Action

NHS England’s Community Pharmacy Call to Action is the profession’s big chance to secure its future.   

The importance of the Call to Action

NHS England’s Call to Action on community pharmacy is going to be extremely important says Alastair Buxton.  

We want to double HLP numbers every six months

Chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health, Shirley Cramer CBE, is a strong supporter of pharmacy’s growing role in improving the public’s health.

Fighting the flab

Can you do more to get customers signed up for a weight loss programme?

Seeing past the smoke

Public Health England has been encouraging smokers to pick up an NHS Quit Kit from their local pharmacy.

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Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks...

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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...

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Community pharmacy and beyond

“Engage with your local community,” was the key message from Kantilal Agravat of Pharmaco Chemists, when addressing ...

A ‘One Health’ approach to AMR

A blended approach that recognises interdependencies between humans, animals and ecosystems is needed to fight antimicro...

Brand insight: P3 September 2017

Recent product profiles from September's P3 magazine