Insight

Is it tougher being a pharmacy locum?

Flexible working as a pharmacy locum an attractive proposition, but there are downsides. P3 looks at current issues

Feeling the pressure in a busy pharmacy

In today’s fast-paced world, stress is a part of our everyday lives. What can be done to help staff manage when the going gets tough?

10 things about ... Revalidation

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

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

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

Time for lunch – or do you work through?

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

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

Why we need more female pharmacists at the table

Why are there so few women on pharmacy boards and what can be done to increase their numbers?

Take a break for your wellbeing

Watch out for your own wellbeing, and that of the people you manage, says the profession’s charity, Pharmacist Support

Is the GPhC consultation preaching to the choir?

Is the GPhC consultation on responsibilities for patient safety an insult to non-pharmacistmanagers, or simply an extra layer of protection for everyone?

Better performance through mindset change

It’s not just what you do in the pharmacy, it’s the way that you do it that customers and patients will notice

Peer discussion: it’s good to talk

What will peer discussion, as proposed by GPhC, mean for pharmacy professionals?

In a happy workplace? Keep up team morale

Pharmacies are busy and workload looks set to increase. So how do you maintain staff morale?

Hitting a low

Pharmacy teams are feeling stressed, dissatisfied and morale is plummeting. So what can be done?

How to respond to a reference request

Care is needed when putting together a reference for a past employee

Bullying at work does really happen

According to a 2015 report, workplace bullying is on the rise, with about 20,000 calls relating to bullying each year.

Legal advice: shared parental leave

Setting out what legal rights should be considered if a worker is going on parental leave

Stoptober: sign up with friends

This year's Stoptober campaign is encouraging quitters to sign up together and is supported by top comedians.

What should a contract say about holiday pay?

With the holiday season on the horizon, we look at the rules around annual leave

New law for families – employers beware

Flexible working arrangements, shared parental leave and fathers’ rights to attend antenatal appointments all have the potential to change working arrangements  

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Invest in community pharmacy, says Health Secretary

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PDA releases first piece of work on technician role

The first chapter of the Pharmacy Technicians Report has been released by the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PD...

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Managing overheads: The devil in the detail

Have you checked your bank statement lately? Making small changes can add up to big savings on everyday bills, suggests ...

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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

Brand insight: P3 April 2018

Recent product profiles from April's P3 magazine: hayfever relief, pregnancy & babycare and foot care

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 ...