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Pharmacies report increase in abuse since COVID-19 outbreak
In one case, a customer threw vitamin tablets at pharmacy staff, Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies (AIMp)
COVID-19: PDA urges government to supply PPE for pharmacy teams
The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) said in its open letter to health secretary Matt Hancock that pharmacists
COVID-19: GPhC temporarily registers over 3,000 former pharmacists
This means that an additional 3,332 pharmacists, as well as an extra 2,909 pharmacy technicians, will be able to return
Call for RPS letter as ID for priority supermarket shopping slots
The representative body has put together a template letter that pharmacy staff can show when shopping during the
GPhC defends £103 premises fee increase for pharmacy
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has previously “covered some of the costs of the registration fees” for
Watchdog raises concerns over GPhC's fitness to practise process
Concerns over the “transparency and fairness” of some of the fitness to practise processes were raised by the
Pharmacy owner’s son jailed for dealing medicines
David Ihenagwa of Edmonton, north London, was found guilty of supplying class B and class C controlled drugs after
Pharmacist jailed for diverting controlled drugs to black market
Jaspar Ram Singh Ojela (registration number 2047845), 56, owner of a pharmacy in Dudley, received the sentence at
Current list of products under export ban due to national shortages
An initial 23 products were listed on October 4 last year, with more added and removed since. All the products are at
Everything pharmacy teams need to know about COVID-19
It can be tricky to keep up with the news about COVID-19. To ease the process, C+D has collected a summary of all its
Ofcom not pursuing complaints over ITV ‘pretend doctor’ comments
Despite the programme receiving 3,493 complaints, Ofcom has said the content was “within the likely expectations of
Two strengths of ranitidine among further February price concessions
An initial 13 price concessions were announced on February 19. Among the latest concessionary prices are two strengths
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Updated Nice guideline for blood pressure in adults: what’s new?
In August 2019, the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice) published new national guidance for the management of blood pressure in...
Which medications cause stomach ulcers?
A stomach ulcer (also referred to as a gastric ulcer) is a break in the mucosal lining more than 5mm in diameter. Ulcers in both the stomach and the...
Threadworm: symptoms, treatment and case study
From this pharmacy CPD module on threadworm you will learn about: What threadworm infection is and who is most likely to be infected The life cycle...
Chickenpox symptoms and treatment
From this pharmacy CPD module on chickenpox symptoms and treatment you will learn about: What chickenpox is and how it is linked to shingles The...
Stoma care: complications and advice
From this pharmacy CPD module on stoma care you will learn about: The devices used in stoma care The different problems and complications...
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?
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