Insight

Should you cut your way to growth?

Pharmacies under pressure have a choice of cutting costs, or improving productivity – which works?

Legal advice: energy ratings

The buyers of my pharmacy have queried a rating of F on our energy performance certificate. What does this mean?

Sure you are complying with the National Minimum Wage?

Make a mistake in calculating a staff salary and you could be named and shamed

What's the cost of NHS savings?

NHS England’s review of “low value” prescription items has the potential to save up to £400 million a year, but what could be the implications?

Does your pharmacy run like clockwork?

Even the best pharmacies could free up time currently devoted to the dispensing process that could be put to better use

A gloomy picture ahead for the generics market?

Brexit looks set to drive up prices of generic medicines and threaten access, while a government bill may have a similar effect. P3 reports on a difficult outlook for the sector

How the fittest pharmacies will survive

Community pharmacy has to be seen as more than a dispensary service in order to remain competitive.

Legal advice: restrictive covenants

I am thinking of buying a pharmacy, but there is a restrictive covenant on the title preventing pharmacy use

Quality payments: Dementia Friends training

How pharmacies can meet Quality Payment criteria by getting on board with the Dementia Friends initiative

Quality payments and patient safety

Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK, looks key steps to meet patient safety criteria for the Quality Payment Scheme

Legal advice: planning permission

I am looking at buying a pharmacy – will I need planning permission to allow my use of the property?

Quality payments: clinical effectiveness and public health

Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK, talks contractors through how they can work towards meeting two criteria for the Quality Payment

Legal: purchasing a lease

I am thinking of buying a lease from a business in administration. What do I need to be concerned about?

Quick wins to enhance your business performance

Creating a performance culture will enable you to make a difference to your business

Legal advice: construction issues

I am taking a lease of a new pharmacy that is under construction. How do I protect myself against problems?

Legal advice: moving a pharmacy to new premises

Are you are planning to move your pharmacy to new premises under construction?

Get ready for Quality Payments

Get involved today in community pharmacy’s digital future, says Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK

Feeling the pressure in independent pharmacy?

How can independent pharamcies grow in the future, and cope with cuts

Legal advice: renewing a lease

What do you know about the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954? Thought so – well, read on...

Invest for the future

With a range of market pressures, now might seem like the wrong moment invest in your pharmacy – or is it?
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