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Insight

Form or function first?

Form is currently winning over function in the debate over representation in England. We look at the 'local' impact

Planning permission for new pharmacies explained

Legal director Claire Timmings and associate Dan Murphy simplify the process

Covid-19: SSP rule changes explained

Like much else, coronavirus has changed how the statutory sick pay regime is administered, as well as the level of coverage.

Proof positive for hub and spoke

The mechanics of hub and spoke remain concerning for many, but the automation behind it has proven its worth for pharmacies of all sizes during the pandemic.

Pandemic focus shows way for pharmacy

Cegedim UK’s Steve Bradley and Gian Celino say the way Covid-19 has focused the NHS is a lesson for how to effect change. But, they ask, do pharmacy’s leaders want to follow suit?

Automation nation

Robots have come into their own during the pandemic, supporting remote ordering and social distancing

Collection point shines in pandemic lockdown

Lockdown has been a fillip to HMI Pharmacy's collection point; more than 1,200 people a month are now using it

Time machines

The time that pharmacy automation frees up has never been more useful – or apparent – than it is right now.

Covid-19: property questions addressed

Solicitors Michelle Noble and Aidan Welton consider the options available to pharmacists in respect of property costs during the pandemic.

Government support for business

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has only delivered one Budget and the pandemic consigned that to the footnotes of history.

Counting the cost of Covid-19

Two months into Covid-19, and community pharmacies have been counting the costs of dealing with the pandemic. 

Where next for vape?

A BBC report in February that there had been two deaths potentially relating to vape products in the UK over the last year is clearly not in pandemic territory. However, it is concerning – not least because of our lack of knowledge about the specific cause of the problem.

What are the risks of using volunteers to deliver medicines?

Solicitor Noel Wardle says that while it is better for patients to receive their medicines than to go without, pharmacists and pharmacy owners have legal and ethical responsibilities to consider when using volunteer delivery people. 

EPS nominations see pandemic rise

Electronic prescription service (EPS) nominations have jumped following the implementation of Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Two months in for CPCS: North and SE lead way

The first statistics are in for the new Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS), and pharmacies in the North and the South East have seen the most episodes to date.

Planning for Growth: the outcomes

Last year we invited a panel of independent pharmacy owners to take part in a structured business development programme. Almost 12 months later, we look at how the two who stuck with the programme have got on.

A risky business

The #Metoo campaign  has seen a real shift in what is deemed acceptable in the workplace, as well as in society at large.

Keeping on top of statutory compliance

Solicitor Aidan Welton looks at the legislation that must be complied with in relation to the use and occupation of a pharmacy property.

SMEs encouraged to invest in innovation

Tax preparation specialist David Redfern reviews HMRC's Advance Assurance R&D tax relief scheme for small and medium sized companies

The Good Work Plan: the 'must knows'

Lawyer Andrew Rayment unpicks the "biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years"

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