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Becoming a mentor

This module introduces mentoring as a concept and describes its importance as an effective way of supporting learning

Gearing up for the flu vaccination 2018-19

Information and promotional resources to support the 2018-19 flu vaccination programme are becoming available, including an interactive immunisation e-learning programme

Love Your Liver week: deaths from liver disease soaring

Some 60,000 adults in the UK have liver disease, yet almost 75 per cent of these don’t know they are affected

Consultation on dispensing errors and responsible pharmacist role

A UK-wide consultation was launched in mid-June on two new draft pieces of legislation covering dispensing errors and pharmacy governance

Dementia risk now included in NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element will enable healthcare professionals to talk to patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk

RPS: pharmacy needs share of £20bn NHS boost

The RPS welcomed the promise of additional funding but said some of this money must be used to help pharmacy support "the best use of medicines"

A strategy on one-page is a good place to start

It’s important that every business has a written strategy, suggests Alliance Healthcare’s Chris Martin

Scotland contractors get 3.6 per cent funding boost

The global sum for pharmacy contractors in Scotland will increase by £2.6 million for 2018/19 to £180.96 million

CCA launches valproate audit for pharmacy teams

The trade body represents large pharmacy multiples but encourages all community pharmacies to participate due to the seriousness of the issue

Growing the female health category

The majority of your customers are women. So how can you grow this already established category?

Super-infections could spread post-Brexit

Leaving the EU without agreed systems for collaboration on alerts for emerging infectious diseases, for example, could be a threat to public health

10 things about ... Revalidation

Still getting your head around the GPhC’s new system for revalidation? Here are 10 things you might not know…

New GPhC guidance for safer pharmacies

New guidance sets out what pharmacy owners are expected to do to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team

Research suggests omega-3 may improve brain health

Research that is currently under review suggests that taking omega-3 supplements may have a beneficial effect on brain health at various life stages

Celebrating the UK’s forgotten carers

With an ageing population and growing life expectancy, more people are finding themselves responsible for caring and managing the health and wellbeing of someone close to them

Is your team ready for roll out of OTC prescribing restrictions?

Pharmacists need to be prepared for the roll-out of OTC precribing restrictions

Welsh government moves care into the community

A new document says people “will only go to a general hospital when it is essential,” with community-based services to “create even better care locally” 

NAO investigates generic price hikes

Higher wholesaler margins and a fall in the value of sterling are among the factors cited as potentially contributing to the dramatic price hikes seen last year

Medicines supply likely to be affected by late Brexit deal

Arrangements for medicines supply following Brexit may not be clear until “the 11th hour”

Introducing successful new ideas in pharmacy

This module will help you to successfully introduce new ideas, taking you through a series of steps
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Gearing up for the flu vaccination 2018-19

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Love Your Liver week: deaths from liver disease soaring

Some 60,000 adults in the UK have liver disease, yet almost 75 per cent of these don’t know they are affected

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Managing overheads: The devil in the detail

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