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Older People's Health

64 results found for: Older people's health

No time to wait

The number of over-65s will rise by almost five million in the next 20 years. Pharmacy staff can help to pick up problems early

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

High street in flux as rate of store closures escalates

A net 1,123 stores disappeared from Great Britain’s top 500 high streets in the first half of the year, compared to a net loss of 222 stores last year.

Prescription numbers trending down?

The latest official NHS statistics reveal that prescription numbers are starting to slide up and down the country.

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

£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

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.

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

Scotland to expand and enhance community pharmacy services

The Scottish Government has made two commitments to community pharmacy, which will expand and enhance the services available next year

Leading pharmacy by example

With a new group of chief executives at the community pharmacy bodies, what can we expect from their combined stance on the sector?

Have you ordered your scanners yet?

It’s just a few months to ‘FMD day’, 9 February 2019. What do you actually need to do now? 

Get ready for the new school term

It’s a concern that the UK has a poor record when it comes to child health. How can pharmacy help support parents to keep their children healthy once the new term begins

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?

Brand update: P3 July 2018

Recent product profiles from July's P3 magazine: first aid and sports injuries

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