Insight

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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NHS moves to tackle medication errors

To help the NHS monitor medication errors, a series of indicators are being introduced to show whether a prescription ma...

Support diabetic patients fasting during Ramadan

Pharmacy teams at LloydsPharmacy are being supported to ensure safe fasting for people with diabetes during Ramadan

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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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