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Working to make a success of skincare in pharmacy

Offering good advice, stocking effective products, and not forgetting marketing, can help build your skincare category

Exclude medical single-use plastics from tax?

Medicine-related single-use plastic items should be exempt from a future plastic tax, argues CCA

Tobacco use is not falling fast enough

Targets agreed globally for tobacco use reduction are being missed, says WHO

Brand insight: P3 June 2018

Recent product profiles from June's P3 magazine: women's health and child and infant health

Case study: Building close local ties

LloydsPharmacy in South Mead, Bristol won LloydsPharmacy’s Pharmacy Of The Year award. Forming strong relationships with the local community, and with general practice, have been key

10 things about ... Why PIP makes sense

The growing importance of the role of pharmacist independent prescriber has led to the opening of a GPhC consultation on standards for their training

Getting on top of your monthly income forecast

Cash flow remains an issue, and looking again at some good housekeeping points is worth the effort

Build up your clinical expertise

I believe that we have shown that community pharmacy can become an inspirational sector to work in, says pharmacist Bernadette Brown

Flarin gets TV support

The roll out of Flarin ibuprofen capsules is being supported with a national TV campaign

Solpadeine Max £1.3m summer campaign

A campaign highlights the use of Solpadeine Max 'when regular pain relief is not enough'

Zovirax focus on summer cold sores

Zovirax will highlight cold sores as a summer problem with a campaign running from July to August

Special requirements

The specials industry has also had to endure cost-cutting measures and witness its market shrink as specials moved onto the Drug Tariff

Untangling EPOS and PMR system choices

All well-managed businesses need to invest in up-to-date technology if they are to run efficiently

Making sure that men's health is not overlooked

Getting men to talk more in more detail about their health could be beneficial for them, and your pharmacy business

Time for lunch – or do you work through?

Do you work through lunch more often than you would like?

Let's look forward with optimism

I don’t know if it is because I am getting older, but it seemed to me to have been an extremely long winter, and a pretty gloomy one for community pharmacy. But the sun has finally come out, and there are clear signs of spring in my garden. The green shoots of recovery were late this year – but I would like to look forward with some optimism.

Look out for the gender pay gap

Whether you are an employer, manager or a member of staff, the gender pay gap could be affecting you. Here’s what to do about it

Judicial review appeals: Hearing starts

PSNC and NPA are in the Court of Appeal today (May 22) over their Judicial Review cases concerning the funding cuts

Boots union ballot latest: voting period extended

The voting period in the Boots union vote has been extended amid concerns about the quality of supplied address data

RPS board election results

The successful candidates have been announced in this year's RPS English and Welsh Pharmacy Board elections
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