Pharmacy In Practice

How pharmacy benefits from working with Europe

The NPA’s Raj Patel is president-elect of the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)

Incontinence: pharmacy can help

Bladder weakness/sensitive bladder is now the largest sector of the UK’s intimate hygiene market and affects about one in three women in the UK. It’s a key category for any pharmacy to stock

The business benefits of charity fundraising

Fundraising for local and national charities and organisations can have a positive impact on your business

Are pharmacy staffing levels being reduced?

Staffing levels need to be protected if at all possible, despite the treat of funding cuts

Communications with cut-through

Do your patients know what you offer at your pharmacy? Use clear communications to make sure they do

The five rules for prescribing specials

New guidance on prescribing specials from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society supports expert decision-making and high-quality patient care. P3 looks at implications for pharmacy

How important could travel services be for pharmacy?

P3 asks about local responses to the Support Your Local Pharmacy campaign

Medical devices face stronger regulation

A new era in the regulation of medical devices will improve public understanding of products, says the PAGB's John Smith

How much does delivery cost you?

A delivery service may become the Achilles heel of your business says pharmacist Gary Jones of Borth Pharmacy, Ceredigion

E-cigarettes – an update

The EU Tobacco Directive came into force on 20 May for e-cigarettes without a licence

Public response to pharmacy campaign

P3 asks about local responses to the Support Your Local Pharmacy campaign

Get more out of your in-store technology

Advances in CCTV technology mean that data captured can now provide insights into customer behaviour.

Managing your pharmacy refit

The Warman Freed Pharmacy team shares their experience with others who might be considering a pharmacy refit

“This could break up the local network”

The propsals by the DH for community pharmacy could have dire consequences, warns the NPA's Ian Strachan

Grow private pharmacy services?

P3 asks pharmacists can more be done to grow private pharmacy services?

General practice and the pharmacy pilots

The shortage of GPs is creating a crisis that this year’s pharmacists in general practice pilot may help to relieve

Time to set the record straight

Warman Freed Pharmacy looks at ways to improve record keeping so that patients and the business benefit. 

Cuts to funding to effect businesses?

P3 asks pharmacists how will the proposed 6% cut to pharmacy funding in England affect their business?

The big issue of weight loss

How can pharmacy staff help to motivate customers to lose weight sensibly?

When is a food allergy not a food allergy?

Food allergy is not the same as food intolerance, and it’s important that pharmacy teams understand the difference
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