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Career Notes

Seven questions: David Gallier–Harris, community pharmacist and member of the Rebalancing Medicines Legislation & Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board

Brush up on oral care

One in four adults don't brush their teeth twice a day and less than a quarterly floss regularly. But there is plenty that pharmacy staff can do to help improve knowledge around oral health care

Get house in order to improve cashflow

Real World Analytics’ Conall Lavery details the first five items on his 20 point checklist of things that need to be done consistently well to improve business performance.

Against inequality, firmly pro pharmacy

Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive at the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), talks health and wellbeing, healthy high streets, and pharmacy

Regulation changes delayed, and not just by Brexit

Changes to regulations designed to clarify the roles and responsibilities of responsible and superintendent pharmacists, are unlikely to come into force before end March 2019, at the earliest, says VWV's Andrew Andrews

NHS Plan: first response to the first responses

The NHS Plan. First thoughts, and a response to the first responses

Surely it's crunch time for concessions?

As shortages and price increases continue to frustrate pharmacists throughout the UK, Ross Ferguson compares concession prices in England with adjusted prices in Scotland.

Charting a course in uncertain times

Ade Williams draws inspiration from his reading in finding a way forward for Bedminster Pharmacy

Going local for a change

With a national contract, there has been little enthusiasm for effecting change through community pharmacy at a local level, and a lack of agreement about whether such developments are either desirable or practical. However, some local pharmacy leaders have seen increasing NHS localism as an opportunity, and have been exploring the options.

NHS challenges: Why we need to invest in community pharmacy

As the new health secretary inherits an NHS crippled by a funding drought, long waiting times and access problems, how can he triage this septuagenarian?

A strategy on one-page is a good place to start

It’s important that every business has a written strategy, suggests Alliance Healthcare’s Chris Martin

Working with the new NHS: The skills you need

Community pharmacists will have to learn a new language and use a new set of skills to engage with STPs, says Hemant Patel

Medicines supply likely to be affected by late Brexit deal

Arrangements for medicines supply following Brexit may not be clear until “the 11th hour”

Human factors and patient safety

When a mistake occurs in a pharmacy it has the potential to become serious if not caught quickly

Roundtable discussion

Numark, P3 and automation specialists BD Rowa hosted a group of pharmacists to discuss pharmacy automation

Body language and self-confidence

The body language that you display tells people as much as the words you speak

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