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More pharmacy closures predicted after 17p-per-item price drop
Pharmacy owners in England are currently facing a 17p-per-item price drop across all category M items for July. It
DH refuses to reveal wholesalers making 'unexplained' generics profits
A National Audit Office (NAO) report into last year’s “unexpected increase” in generics prices – published last month (
Petition protesting 'unsuitable' June pre-reg exam tops 900 signatures
The petition – launched on Wednesday (July 11) by a pre-reg trainee who wishes to remain anonymous – claims that
Pharmacy’s read-write scheme hailed as alternative to GP pharmacists
A National Pharmacy Association (NPA) report published last week (July 3) cited the “enormous potential” of a
Boots' independent prescribers help it to ace CQC inspection
In March, the CQC announced a "programme of inspections" into digital healthcare providers in the UK, which it said
Online pharmacy addresses CQC's warnings on patient safety
In March, the CQC announced a "programme of inspections" into "digital healthcare providers" in the UK, which will "
GPhC: Only 'trivial gifts' will avoid conflicts of interest
In a joint statement signed by the GPhC and eight other health regulators – including the General Medical Council (GMC
GPhC: Managers must prioritise patient safety over targets
In a consultation document published yesterday (July 20), the GPhC said managers have a “significant influence over the
UPDATED: August concessionary prices announced
Drug Strength Form Price Betahistine 8mg tablets (84) £6.33 Betahistine 16mg tablets (84) £11.05 Buspirone
July concessionary prices updated
Initial concessionary prices for July were announced last week. */ Drug Strength Form Price Olanzapine 7.5mg
C+D’s first impressions of the new BNF app
This free-to-download app – available since June 26, but officially launched yesterday (July 13) – replaces the
July concessionary prices announced
*/ Drug Strength Form Price Betahistine 16mg tablets (84) £11.95 Betahistine 8mg tablets (84) £5.85
What can community pharmacy do to prevent a UK opioid epidemic?
In January, Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to investigate why the prescribing of “addictive
Was switching an antimalarial from POM to P med the right move?
In July 2017, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved the switch of a atovaquone/
‘How we made a private allergy testing service work in our pharmacy’
We are the only locally owned pharmacy in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. My family has owned the pharmacy for 61 years
'Why I've seen my baby category sales triple'
A study published in the journal Digestive and Liver Diseases in 2005 found that half of infants will experience at
Emla cream campaign targets parents of children who fear needles
The ‘Mum’s Magic Cream’ campaign, which launched last week (May 29), aims to inform parents that Emla cream – which
GSK targets holidaying cold sore patients with Zovirax campaign
The campaign – which will run from July to August – is designed to raise awareness that “cold sores are a problem
Perrigo targets short-haul travellers with Jungle Formula campaign
The campaign – running from June 1 to the end of August – will include “online visuals” linking to a Jungle Formula
Dermal introduces larger Doublebase emollient gel
Doublebase Gel is now available in a larger 1kg size pack and is “ideal for patients who require large amounts of an
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Autism: symptoms and diagnoses
From this pharmacy CPD module on autism you will learn: What autism is and how it can be described The causes of this disorder, and the...
Drug use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
In this module you will learn: More about the medicines that can have a negative consequence on pregnant and breastfeeding patients The medicines...
Can you treat this bulbous nose?
You are working at a supermarket's in-store pharmacy, when a man in his 70s approaches the counter. You can see at once that he has a large, bulbous...
Case studies: Enzyme inducers and inhibitors
In this module you will learn: More about the inducers and inhibitors of the cytochrome P450 enzyme system Some of the interactions that exist with...
Quiz: What are these white nail lines?
In-depth AF case study: the answers revealed
Mr Carlton, 78, has come into your pharmacy with his wife. He appears distressed, and is complaining of shortness of breath and discomfort in his...
Drugs in the young: part 1
From this module you will learn: The various stages of development, from birth to adolescence The pharmacokinetic changes that occur in newborns,...
From this module you will learn: How bipolar disorder differs from mood swings and how changes occur over several months That several subtypes of...
Sickle cell disease
From this module you will learn: The definition, cause and incidence of sickle cell disease Common symptoms and diagnosis Management, particularly...
Interactive quiz: Theophylline
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