In-depth

Under FMD, every pharmacy will need to acquire at least one barcode scanner
In just 10 months' time, UK pharmacies will be expected to scan medicines before they are dispensed. But there are mounting concerns the sector is not fully prepared
19/04/2018 14
The law creates two new defences of criminal breaches of two sections of the Medicines Act 1968
A new legal defence from criminal prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors becomes law today. But pharmacists remain sceptical that it will protect them
16/04/2018 5
Hughes Pharmacy offers private blood tests for allergies and intolerances (credit: Kenneth Allen)
Contractor Paul Hughes tells C+D about the private allergy testing service he launched in response to demand from local patients
12/04/2018 1
Under GPDR, pharmacy owners will become data "controllers"
NPA chief pharmacist Leyla Hannbeck gives her guide to what community pharmacists need to know about the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation
10/04/2018 0
Male branch managers and employee pharmacists earn more than women doing the same job
C+D’s analysis has found male branch managers and employee pharmacists are paid on average 5% more than females doing the same role. What can the sector do to achieve equal pay?
06/04/2018 8
A ‘reflective account’ should describe how you met one of the GPhC’s standards
The GPhC has planned revalidation for years and it is finally reaching pharmacy professionals – are you ready for the change?
05/04/2018 3
EHC morning-after pill
Do you have enough HR and regulatory knowledge to correctly answer this workplace dilemma?
05/04/2018 23
Pharmacy2U attributed most of its recent £20m loss to acquiring Chemist Direct
After its latest financial accounts revealed Pharmacy2U made a £20m loss, C+D examines the viability of this internet pharmacy’s online-only model
22/03/2018 2

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Pharmacist (qualified Independent Prescriber)
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