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Screening & Diagnostics

53 results found for: Screening & diagnostics

New POCT guidance for community pharmacy

Outlines standards and safe environment required for use of point of care testing equipment.

Scotland first in the world to deliver diabetes C-peptide test

The test can reveal whether a person has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

Testing times

Covid tests are hot, but the pandemic has prompted a general expansion of health screening services

Crisis point

With screening delays and lockdown related mental health issues on the rise, how might pharmacy help?

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.

It's time to join the fight against AMR

Mark Robinson says it's time for community pharmacists to show their antibiotic stewardship credentials

Testing, testing... for a healthier future

Time and again, community pharmacy shows it's the right environment for screening and diagnostic tests. We report on the latest developments 

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

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.

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

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.

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?

Government warns pharmacies must not stockpile medicines

Guidance from the health secretary that healthcare organisations such as community pharmacies should not stockpile medicines over concerns of a no deal Brexit has been welcomed by HDA UK

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