Insight

Celebrating the UK’s forgotten carers

With an ageing population and growing life expectancy, more people are finding themselves responsible for caring and managing the health and wellbeing of someone close to them

Are your customers fit for travel?

Whether your customers are planning a city break in Europe or a trek across South America, suggest a pre-travel consultation

The leading pharmacy for NUMSAS

What can recent data reveal about pharmacy participation in the NUMSAS scheme? PharmaData shares their analysis

Well pharmacy trials digital repeats service

Well customers are being invited to test an iPhone app for repeat prescriptions, following the launch of a digital prescription service

Case study: trial and error with travel

Terry Reid, of Reid’s Pharmacy, London, says his decision to get involved with travel services was motivated by wanting to balance his business

Case study: Clifton Village Pharmacy, Bristol

Bristol pharmacist Upveer Manro estimates his pharmacy has delivered more than 1,000 flu jabs this flu season so far

Flu service highs and lows

What are the barriers to developing community pharmacy vaccination services further in the future?  

Case study: Fresh thinking

Superintendent pharmacist Jonathan Campbell explains how forging strong ties with a GP surgery has helped his pharmacy business stand out

Make a success of pharmacy services

As financial constraints placed on community pharmacies continue to bite, services are increasingly being flagged as an opportunity to plug funding gaps

There’s money on the table worth £73,800 – grab it

The size of the potential opportunity outside of dispensing could surprise you, suggests Retail Performance Specialists  

Men’s Health Forum Book explains safe drinking

Men’s Health Forum book explains safe drinking approaches

Doing things differently for pharmacy efficiency

Naz Meghji shares the steps that Avicenna’s pharmacies have taken to improve pharmacy efficiency

A weighty issue in pharmacy

A quarter of adults in the UK are obese, making weight-management advice more important than ever

Travel health advice in the winter

Running a travel health clinic is becoming an attractive proposition for many pharmacies and the benefits are obvious all year round

The next steps for community pharmacy?

The Community Pharmacy Forward View clearly articulates the sector’s vision for the future. Can it be achieved?

Servicing your local community successfully

One of the challenges for services is making sure that customers know about them. Follow Warman-Freed’s journey in service delivery

Pharmacy in the vanguard

Where does pharmacy sit within the 50 vanguard projects at the core of the government’s care models programme?

Legal advice: Landlord's consent

Setting out what legal rights should be considered in terms of the situations where the landlord’s prior consent is required

What to do if your pharmacy lease is running out

Setting out what legal rights should be considered when your pharmacy lease is near expiration 

Is it time to reconsider care home business?

Working with care homes will have advantages and disadvantages for pharmacy. Where does the balance lie?
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