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Harmacy: what's happening in US pharmacy is a warning for the UK

A documentary plans to expose the increasing pressure US pharmacists are under - and its director warns there are striking parallels between what has happened to the US market and what is about to hit the UK...

People Services

From a lawyer: 'If the election is tomorrow there is not enough time'

These were the words of the representative from the DHSC who came to talk about the government’s response to the hub and spoke consultation at the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association event on 14 May. Less than 10 days later the election was called.

Businesses Politics

Will pharmacy exacerbate the threat of AMR?

Pharmacists face accusations they are not up to the challenge of responsibly prescribing antibiotics, and could exacerbate antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Is there any justification for this?

General Regulation People

Big Interview NPA Paul Rees: 'Completely wrong, completely immoral, and having an immense impact on contractors'

Paul Rees has been in charge at the NPA for just under six months. “Very busy, but a lot of fun” he says. But that’s where the fun stops. Who is to blame for the pharmacy funding fiasco? What’s the plan for the protest? And who does he plan to vote for?

Businesses People

From a lawyer: Emergency ban on the private prescribing of puberty blockers

An emergency ban on puberty blockers places pharmacists in a potentially tricky situation. Legally, what do you need to know?

Children Mental health

Life’s a journey: How to excel at the different stages of your pharmacy career

With more opportunities than ever, it’s an exciting time to have a career in community pharmacy – as three C+D-Award winners go to show

Businesses CD Awards

Team of the Year 2023, and proud of it! Meet the pharmacy helping Bristol’s most disadvantaged

No task is too big for the award-winning team at Stokes Croft Pharmacy, who serve their challenging clientele without batting an eyelid

Businesses CD Awards

The pharmacy revolutionising hub-and-spoke dispensing

The C+D-Award-winning AR Pharmacy is pushing forwards with a new way to use automation, prompting a renewed focus on services

Businesses CD Awards

Signature style: The private e-script tool creating a buzz in community pharmacy

SignatureRx blew the C+D Awards 2023 judges away. So what does it take to run a successful pharmacy-tech business? Its superintendent pharmacist and CEO tells all...

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Community pharmacists are the ethical face within the AI tsunami

Humans might not be able to keep up with AI which is bringing a deluge of new medicines – but community pharmacy might hold the solution.

Digital People

Pharmacy technicians are entitled to be called pharmacy professionals

Becoming a pharmacy technician requires a qualification, education and registration – so why shouldn’t they be 'pharmacy professionals' along with pharmacists?

Regulatory bodies GPhC

It's Election Day - so what's coming next for pharmacy and politics?

As pharmacists join millions streaming to the polling booths, what state will the new government find pharmacy in?

Politics Funding
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Pharmacist defeats GP as voters issue a potent prescription for Labour

Sadik Al-Hassan will join Taiwo Owatemi in parliament as Labour swept away the Conservative Party.

Political parties Politicians

New pharmacy insurance launches as NPA-owned insurer targets GPs

Howden’s new pharmacy insurance has launched to give the sector more choice in a “limited” field, it has announced.

Businesses Money

It's Election Day - so what's coming next for pharmacy and politics?

As pharmacists join millions streaming to the polling booths, what state will the new government find pharmacy in?

Politics Funding
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Isle of Man pharmacies can apply to dispense medicinal cannabis

Applications are open for pharmacies following a “successful” pilot scheme and private prescribing clinics can also now register to offer on-island access to medicinal cannabis.

Prescriptions Products

Superdrug appoints Craig Watt in ‘newly created’ pharmacy director role

The former pharmacy manager who joined Superdrug at “just 16” years old will help the health and beauty giant accomplish its “ambitious plans for pharmacy”, C+D has learned. 

Multiples People

Superdrug slashes aspirin price by 40% amid 'cost of living crisis'

The multiple has cut the prices of pain medication in the UK so products are more affordable during the cost of living crisis, it has announced.

Multiples Pain
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Case Studies

How pharmacists can boost their business in 2024

Introducing new services, embracing technology, and collaborating with the local community are just some of the ways pharmacists can increase their business and their profits. Frontline community pharmacists share the ways they are increasing profits this year.

General Business Businesses

How to motivate your pharmacy team

With pharmacy under increasing pressure, team motivation has never been more important. Here's how you can boost morale and ensure individuals feel valued

Businesses General Business

How to optimise the COVID-19 vaccination service in your pharmacy

Four industry insiders explain why they are providing NHS COVID-19 vaccines this season – despite a challenging backdrop of funding pressures and capacity constraints

Businesses Money
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C+D Podcasts

Former RPS England board chair joins independent law firm

Pharmacist and former Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) England board chair Thorrun Govind has joined Brabners’ healthcare sector team, the law firm has announced.

People Legal

NHS rolls out free cancer diagnosis training to Scottish pharmacists

A free online cancer education platform has been rolled out to pharmacists in Scotland, following a “successful launch” across England and Wales, the negotiator has announced.

Malignant disease Education

Menopause? Meet the award-winning private pharmacy throwing menopausal women a lifeline

Remedi Health's end-to-end menopause service is proving community pharmacy’s clinical credentials to the people of Winchester

Businesses CD Awards
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