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Older People's Health

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Reduced activity during lockdown could mean more falls in the elderly

Reduced strength and balancing activity could increase risk of falls in older people by over 6 per cent

Compliance aid basics

When should you supply medicines in a compliance aid, and when can you charge for doing so?

Tough times for the older generation

The pandemic has been a difficult time for older people, and pharmacy's role in their care is more important than ever

Incontinence need not be a stigma

A tricky subject that requires a sensitive approach; our update on the market trends

£11.1m funding boost not enough for NI pharmacies, says CPNI chair

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland receive additional funding of £11.1m, but it's not enough claims CPNI

Winter Health: Congestion

Find out more about how to advise customers on congestion and make effective product recommendations. 

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.

AYP Week 2018 focuses on medicines safety

Ask Your Pharmacist Week has kicked off, with pharmacies around the country providing information on medicines safety

Most expensive NHS drug comes off patent

Adalimumab (Humira; AbbVie) is a biological medicine used to treat conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease

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.

Medicines supply a concern in no-deal Brexit scenario

With less than six months to go before the UK leaves the European Union, there are still major concerns around medicines supply in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the commons health committee heard last week

Lincolnshire leads way for NMS

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

Community pharmacy clinical audit published

NHS England has published the paperwork for the 2018-19 national community pharmacy clinical audit, which all contractors must complete by the end of the year

NHS Trafford CCG sets up pharmacy care home team

The Medicines Optimisation Care Homes Team will be working with GPs to help residents get the most out of their medication, says the CCG

NHS England sets out vision for technology in healthcare

The policy paper from NHS Digital says the state of online services, basic IT and clinical tools in health and care is far behind where it needs to be

PAC: New DHSC powers may not prevent future medicine price hikes

The Public Accounts Committee has voiced concerns that the Department of Health and Social Care has no “clear plan” for using new powers to obtain information on the generic medicines market

What’s on offer at the 2018 Pharmacy Show?

This year’s Pharmacy Show at NEC Birmingham on October 7-8 brings together over 200 expert speakers and more than 400 UK and international exhibitors

Council delivers stop smoking support via vape shops

A project funded by Essex County Council which delivers stop smoking support through outlets selling e-cigarettes is to be supported into the next financial year

Flexibility the biggest draw for locum pharmacists

Flexibility is by far the most common reason for switching from full-time employment to locum pharmacy work, taking precedence over pay, a new survey suggests

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