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GPhC consults on “significant” changes to inspection

Proposals to publish inspection reports for the first time, unannounced inspections and three new types of inspection, are all part of a consultation launched by GPhC

NI politicians lobby for community pharmacy funding

The health spokesmen of the main political parties in Northern Ireland have highlighted the current funding crisis in community pharmacy

Brand insight: P3 May 2018

Recent product profiles from May's P3 magazine: skincare, summer travel and men's health

Bedminster Pharmacy champions bowel cancer awareness

The team at the Bristol pharmacy carried out a campaign to raise symptoms awareness of the second biggest cancer killer and to champion early diagnosis

Piri has media push for allergy season

The Piri brand is being supported with a £3.2 million media campaign during the allergy season

A third of sufferers put up with pain

Solpadeine have created new training materials for pharmacy staff, to make it easier to discuss pain

Skincare Training for Pharmacy

Find out more about the role of the skin microbiome in healthy skin, what happens when it becomes unbalanced and how emollients like colloidal oatmeal can help.

Data Protection Officers to be needed in all pharmacies

The PSNC is now advising that all community pharmacies regardless of size should appoint a DPO after signs the UK Data Protection Act will require this

Antihistamine for insomnia in summer

Getting a good night’s sleep during a hot summer’s night can be troublesome

Are your customers fit for travel?

Whether your customers are planning a city break in Europe or a trek across South America, suggest a pre-travel consultation

Human factors and patient safety

When a mistake occurs in a pharmacy it has the potential to become serious if not caught quickly

As Boots union ballots despatched, CAC refuses voting extension

As of Thursday 10 May, around 7,000 pharmacists employed by Boots can begin voting on their future union representation

Well launches ‘Eddie’ digital subscription service

Customers have the option to buy single packs or sign up to a monthly subscription service

Celesio UK goes green with energy reduction measures

Celesio UK is looking to reduce carbon emissions and reduce energy costs through the installation of solar panels at its Coventry headquarters

Responsible selling for independent pharmacies

Growing your business in a changing market is about bringing benefits to your customers, says pharmacy retail specialists RPS Ltd

Invest in pharmacists to improve access to medicines, FIP urges

A new report argues that pharmacists can tackle supply chain inefficiencies that leave people in many countries without access to basic life-saving medicines

The leading pharmacy for NUMSAS

What can recent data reveal about pharmacy participation in the NUMSAS scheme? PharmaData shares their analysis

PDAU to give £1 to charity for each vote in de-recognition ballot

The PDAU says it hopes the gesture will encourage Boots pharmacists to take part in the forthcoming ballot on whether to de-recognise the BPA

Pharmacies urged to act on blood pressure

Community pharmacies are being invited to get involved in two blood pressure campaigns 

GSK restructures support for community pharmacy

Pharmacy should expect more face-to-face visits from GSK, with category advice to help grow OTC sales, the company has said
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