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“Overwhelming” burnout threat facing 80% of pharmacists

Four-fifths of pharmacists are facing “overwhelming” workplace pressures, a survey of the profession indicates.

Sore throats and antibiotic resistance

This module will help you to understand and educate customers about the risks of antibiotic resistance, and recommend products to help them effectively manage their sore throat symptoms.  

Over a fifth of pharmacists dissatisfied in role, reveals GPhC survey

More than a fifth of pharmacists on the GPhC register who responded to a study said they are dissatisfied in their role.

Commuters link public transport and winter illness

The study of 2,000 people found that 66 per cent are worried they will catch a sore throat or cough while using public transport. 

Two more medicines subject to export ban

An export ban on colestyramine sachets and fluticasone propionate nasules came into effect on December 5.

Co-ordinated approach to PCN engagement needed, says Patel

Local approaches to PCNs should be co-ordinated, says North East London LPC chief officer Hemant Patel. 

Locum app secures £1m in growth funding

The team behind an online job booking platform for locum healthcare professionals have secured £1m in equity funding.

Contractors “losing tens of thousands” over EPS claims

Some contractors are “losing tens of thousands of pounds” due to errors made when submitting EPS claims.

Torbett to take over as ABPI chief exec

Dr Richard Torbett takes over as ABPI chief exec in Jnuary 2020.

£800 funding for staff training continues in Scotland

Scottish Government continues with £800 funding for pharmacy staff training.

Numbers being treated for drugs and alcohol stay flat

Numbers in contact with drug and alcohol services between April 2018 and March 2019 remains flat at around 268,000.

MHRA explores POM to P switch for the pill and HRT

MHRA looking at reclassification of HRT and OCs to Pharmacy medicines.

Who's been taking their SEO medicine?

If you've got a website, you need to keep it healthy, say digital strategists Salience

Hope for the future

Farah Ali of Warman-Freed, Perrigo's learning pharmacy, shares her immediate thoughts and actions as the five-year deal is announced

New guidance for pharmacist prescribers from GPhC

The GPhC has approved new guidance for pharmacist prescribers.

Focus on technology, marketing and services

Head of Alphega Pharmacy UK Raj Nutan reflects on the trends at this year's Pharmacy Show

Wear necessities

Artificial intelligence and wearable technology are set to revolutionise the healthcare market in the next few years. 

Thanks, Matt

Pharmacy can do better than some of the tactics being employed in the general election

Annual pharmacy contractual reviews are ‘vital,’ insists PSNC chief

PSNC chief Simon Dukes reminds pharmacists unhappy with the five-year deal not to forget about annual reviews.

NMS to save NHS £650m say researchers

Researchers say the NMS will save the NHS in England £651m and give patients almost 300,000 ‘quality adjusted life years’.

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