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Judicial review aftermath: Pharmacy down but not out?

One month on from the judicial review, we examine the implications of the judgment and ask what happens now?

Scenario: Eating disorders

Kelly, the counter assistant, tells Parveen she is worried that a couple of teenage customers may have eating disorders...

Train your team: Bowel health

This Train Your Team checklist provides support and information to run a team training session on bowel health

Train your team: Muscle & joint pain

This Train Your Team checklist provides support and information to run a team training session on muscle and joint pain

Leg & foot care: Best foot forward

Feet are usually shoved in shoes and ignored but paying them a bit of attention can make a big difference

What's new in COPD & asthma care (part 1)

What symptoms should pharmacists look for with COPD and when should suspected cases be referred to a GP?

Insomnia & stress: Wake-up call

It is important that pharmacists understand the health consequences of long-term stress and sleep disruption

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

Steve Brine replaces David Mowat as pharmacy minister

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s former parliamentary private secretary, Steve Brine, is the new pharmacy minister

GPhC approves guidance on religion, personal values & beliefs

The GPhC has issued guidance on situations where religion, personal values and beliefs might impact on willingness to provide certain services

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

Support parents to care for children

How community pharmacy can help and support worried parents and their children

The impact of modern life on women’s health

Women are facing many challenges in their lives when they come to you for advice. How ready are you to help them deal with their health concerns?

Pharmacist interventions improve diabetes adherence

A patient support programme has shown that pharmacist interventions can improve adherence to diabetes medication

Hayfever

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on hayfever.

Pain management: Caught in a pincer movement

In order to put the squeeze on pain, don’t just reach for the OTC analgesics. Positive coping strategies are just as important

Get customers thinking about their oral health

Where are the main opportunities to improve the oral health category?

5- Year Sandwich course – A Student Perspective

As a University of Bradford fourth year sandwich student, I have just completed my first round of pre-registration training for six months in community pharmacy. Throughout this period, I had come to the realisation that many students or pharmacists were unaware that this type of course even existed, or why!

Primary Care Pharmacy - Could It Be For You?

Should all pharmacists prescribe? Should pharmacists do all the prescribing? Is primary care the future for pharmacy? Is there a future where pharmacists will be working in out-of-hours centres?

Pharmacy Practice Research Around the World

On Wednesday the 15th of February (2017), Professor Derek Stewart, a former RGU student, delivered a professorial lecture which I attended. His lecture explored the University’s ‘Pharmacy Practice Research Around the World’ and how it has affected patients, organisations and other professionals alike. The three main programmes of research that Professor Stewart touched on were complementary and alternative medicines, medication in older people, and pharmacist prescribing.
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Judicial review aftermath: Pharmacy down but not out?

One month on from the judicial review, we examine the implications of the judgment and ask what happens now?

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has ...

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When the going gets tough, diversify – Part One

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