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Heart Health

87 results found for: Heart health

Over-60s told not to take aspirin to prevent CVD

Researchers say people in their 40s and 50s can take aspirin as a preventative step only.

'Revolutionary' anti-cholesterol drug to be offered on NHS

NHSE&I said inclisiran will be administered by nurses in GP surgeries.

Pharmacy hypertension service 'can save 2,000 lives in 5 years'

NHSE&I said pharmacies can prevent 3,700 strokes and 2,500 heart attacks.

MHRA recalls 25 batches of irbesartan medicines

Batches recalled as a precautionary measure due to contamination.

NHS eyes 'health MOT' service in pharmacies

Health MOTs at pharmacies, clinics and NHS vaccinations services are set to save thousands of lives.

Numark and Rowlands branches pilot heart health service

The service will give people a heart age score and cardiovascular risk assessment based on height, weight, blood pressure and BMI.

More people could benefit from antihypertensives, study finds

Many more people could benefit from blood pressure-lowering medication, according to a new study in the Lancet.

Five London pharmacies to run virtual heart clinics

Five London pharmacies will run virtual heart screening clinics for over 65s who suffer shortness of breath.  

Screen test: BP gets fit for pharmacy

The Medi-Stats BP+ programme facilitates understanding, engagement and treatment to be approached in a preventative manner” according to its inventor Norman de Villiers.

Brexit wishful thinking?

The Health Secretary suggestions for measures to ease medicine supply chain challenges in the event of no deal look like wishful thinking

Wanna buy a smart watch?

Is the pharmacy profession capitalising on the opportunities provided by technology to improve healthcare and service delivery to patients?  Outsider doesn't think so.

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.

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

Going local for a change

NHS England’s announcement last month that seven pilot regions will test a framework for using pharmacy expertise to deliver improved patient outcomes from medicines, begs the question: can the community pharmacy sector step up for local development?

Time to be brave and bold

Chris Martin, Alliance Healthcare non-executive advisor, finds future prospects brought into sharp focus by celebrations closer to home

Lincolnshire leads way for NMS

Rolling annual totals for NMS just under 1m, as latest figures reveal Lincolnshire pharmacies lead way

Brand Update: P3pharmacy October 2018

Recent product profiles from October's P3pharmacy magazine

Quality Payment Scheme tweaked for H2 18/19

PSNC have announced details of changes to the Quality Payments Scheme for the second half of 2018/19

Make it Count: Manager version

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

Clinical leadership of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians critical for NHS Scotland, says Scottish Health Secretary

Scottish Government is looking to encourage more people to use community pharmacy as a first port of call for ongoing self-management for people with long-term conditions

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