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Outsider: What’s in a name?

Reports of the recently rebranded IPA have Outsider reaching for his beer...

12 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article


Adapting to a new paradigm: Learnings from Pharmacy First Scotland

Edinburgh contractor Leanne Carey on the value Pharmacy First has brought to the network

29 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


Why won’t the RPS come clean about its membership?

If the Society wants to be more transparent, why is it still so guarded on membership numbers?

24 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


People in glass houses

The CCA's lobbying on local representation is as predictable as it is disappointing

08 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


Lagging behind the techno revolution

Are pharmacists really luddites at heart?

26 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


The curious logic of fitness to practise decisions

How does the GPhC fit the punishment to the crime?

26 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


Lizards, Easter eggs and saving community pharmacy

Outsider contrasts the rosy past with the current stark realities

11 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


Pharmacy’s acronym addiction

An ever-growing list of buzzwords and acronyms won't be enough to save pharmacy

11 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


Mixed blessings with Pharmacy First

Promising figures from the service launch period won't assuage long-term sustainability worries

03 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article


LPC network must get its house in order

We need fewer, stronger voices in the mix argues CCA chief Malcolm Harrison

26 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article


Right, deep breath

Outsider lends a listening ear to pharmacists delivering a new national service

13 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article


The heavy cost of social injustice in pharmacy

Failure to address racial inequalities will have serious repercussions, Ade Williams warns

05 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article


CPD Modules

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Advising on allergy in the pharmacy

Recognise the different allergens present throughout the year and recommend effective products to manage allergy symptoms.

16 May 2024 , 5 Min Module


Pharmacy First: acute otitis media in children

Welcome to our CPD module series for community pharmacy technicians. Written in conjunction with the Pharmacy Magazine CPD series, it will mirror the magazine’s programme throughout the year. The series has been designed for you to use as part of your continuing professional development. Reflective exercises have been included to help you put your learning into practice.

20 May 2024 , 10 Min Module


Are you listening?

Getting enough time to speak to patients is challenging in a busy pharmacy environment, yet what they tell you about their symptoms and concerns is at the heart of the decisions made around their care. Effective listening is an essential skill for all those working in the pharmacy.

30 Apr 2024 , 10 Min Module

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The person behind the patient

This interactive video will introduce three patients with erection problems (EPs) and ask you to work out what the causes might be and how you can help.

02 Aug 2022 , 4 Min Module

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Supporting men with erection problems

Get back to basics on the causes and impact of erection problems so you can confidently support you male customers

07 Dec 2022 , 15 Min Module

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Sleep and stress: know when to refer

Understand how to advise on OTC medicated sleep aids and recognise when to refer customers to the pharmacist

10 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Module


Product Updates

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Latest in tech on show in Birmingham

Seeing is better than believing. Attendees at last month's pharmacy show were treated to the best tech on offer

01 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Helping kids be their healthy best: November 2022

New in store this month

04 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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August product news

The very latest product and campaign news

09 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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September 2022 product and campaign news

Pharmacist Support's latest, a new adviser for Cl-ear, resources for Gina, and an environmentally friendly pregnancy test

29 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

Product Update

Product news October 22

New products hitting pharmacy shelves this October

16 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Macleans celebrates 100 years

Macleans is celebrating its 100th birthday – Alex Maclean’s first toothpaste appeared in British shops in 1919

11 Sep 2019 , 1 Min Article