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Turning over a new leaf

As Rokshaw Laboratories rebrands its medical cannabis division to Curaleaf Laboratories, managing director Richard Hodgson tells Saša Janković what this means for pharmacists and patients.

Businesses Digital

PDA airs ‘role substitution’ fears amid pharmacy technician reforms

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) will submit a motion  to a group of Scottish trade unionists that "underqualified staff " should not be pressured to take on responsibilities for which they are not adequately trained.

People Services

Xrayser: Error! The page you requested cannot be found

This month, Xrayser talks about another IT fail by Pharmacy First as community pharmacy pushed through Maundy Thursday

General Business

‘Brushed under the carpet’

Amid a spike in reports of sexual harassment in pharmacies, with vulnerable victims scared to speak up and concerned managers feeling muzzled for fear of losing their licence, what can be done about pharmacy’s sexual crime problem?  

People Premises

‘No published assessment’ on pharmacist drug substitution, DH reveals

The DH has revealed that the pharmacy minister relied on an “internal” assessment when dismissing proposals to allow pharmacists to substitute medicines that are in short supply.

General Regulation Politics

‘Thriving market’: Minister upbeat about community pharmacy despite closures

Dame Andrea Leadsom has told the HSCC that pharmacy provision and government support for the sector “remains very strong”.

Politicians Funding

From an accountant: What should you be looking at when considering buying a pharmacy?

Atif Butt talks through some considerations when purchasing a pharmacy

General Business Businesses

Podcast: How to have a portfolio career in pharmacy

From paediatric specialist hospital pharmacist to lecturer to podcaster - with a spell at pharmacy services for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix thrown in - multihyphenate pharmacy professional Anisha Patel discusses her unconventional path through pharmacy in this week’s ‘A Coffee With…’ podcast

People Podcast

How can independents succeed when buying pharmacies from corporates?

Opportunities to expand are appearing regularly as corporates divest sites. How can independent pharmacies best capitalise on the opportunity?

Businesses Boots

Well Pharmacy to slash trainee places by 75% in England

The multiple has offered “less than 30” places for English pharmacy trainees in the 2025/26 cohort and may “need to withdraw some of those places”, C+D has learned.  

Well Education

Artificial Intelligence, community pharmacy, parrots and perfume

Malcolm E. Brown explores what AI could mean for the future of community pharmacy

General Business Digital

‘Late’ but ‘welcome’: Flu programme start dates announced

Pharmacies will only be able to offer the flu vaccine to some patients from September 1, the government has announced.  

Flu Services
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