Chemist + Druggist is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


Pharmacists, are you ready for disruption?

A new report pushing for a shake-up in community pharmacy has James Stent scratching his head

Funding Lloydspharmacy

Lloydspharmacy quits the high street: It’s the end of the world as we know it

As what was once one of the largest community pharmacy chains in the UK announces it has exited the market, Beth Kennedy reflects on a turbulent year for Lloydspharmacy

Businesses General Business

Empowering pharmacy: Leading the charge against antimicrobial resistance

This World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Nonyelum Anigbo talks about the role of community pharmacy in combatting increased antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Antibiotics Immune system

The problem unveiled: Reporting medicine shortages

Debra Ainge unpacks the problems leading to medicine shortages and offers some recommendations on what should be done to address the issue

General Business Manufacturers

We must scrap paracetamol multi-buy deals once and for all

Voluntary guidance around the sale of painkillers clearly doesn't go far enough to protect public safety, says Claire Anderson

Medicines Public Health

‘Building blocks for a clinical future’: CPE boss on primary care plan reforms

Read Community Pharmacy England (CPE) chief executive Janet Morrison’s full statement on a raft of upcoming developments for contractors in England – including a launch date for the long-awaited national Pharmacy First service

Commissioning bodies Contract

Leadsom: ‘Laying the foundations for better-supported pharmacies’

In an exclusive opinion piece for C+D, new health minister Andrea Leadsom shares her thoughts on today's primary care recovery plan reforms and what they mean for community pharmacy

Commissioning bodies Contract

‘Musical chairs gone wrong’: We need a pharmacy minister to stay the course

Beth Kennedy looks back over a tumultuous few years in healthcare policy as yet another pharmacy minister bites the dust

Businesses General Business

Xrayser: Vision docs are everywhere – but can we see the wood for the trees?

It seems there’s always a new vision document for community pharmacy these days – but are we losing sight of what’s important, ponders Xrayser

Businesses General Business

In full: Rishi Sunak's letter to the sector

What did the Prime Minister have to say in his letter of support to the sector? See the full text of his letter to the Sigma 2023 UK community pharmacy conference below

Politicians Politics

These are tough times for community pharmacy – so tell us your experiences

C+D needs your help to highlight the issues that are facing community pharmacists and their teams, says Beth Kennedy

Businesses General Business

Where are all the designated prescribing practitioners?

There simply aren't enough designated prescribing practitioners (DPPs) to meet the ambitious plans for more independent prescribers (IPs), warns Danny Bartlett. But could better funding streams provide a solution?

Education Education providers
See All