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One pharmacy dealt with the aftermath of flooding, snow, and power failures to keep its doors open every day for almost seven decades
A group of Boots pharmacists are “proud” to have kept a pharmacy open to supply emergency medicines to customers of a shopping centre closed due to flooding.
Manufacturer Crosscare has updated the packaging of its Colief range for babies and young children.
All prescription bags used by Lloydspharmacy's automated dispensing hubs in Bristol, Ruislip and Warrington will be 100% recyclable from January 2020, the multiple has said.
The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) has launched a trade association and introduced a quality charter for CBD manufacturers.
One motif to represent the community and pharmacy could boost public recognition of the sector, Malcolm Brown argues
It would be "counterproductive" for the GPhC to enforce a set number of pharmacy staff for each premises, the regulator's chief executive has told C+D.
Do you know what standard operating procedure to follow in the event of a methadone spillage?
Batches of ranitidine are being investigated for contamination, so how are manufacturers, pharmacy bodies and pharmacists responding?
From vocal exercises in the dispensary to being "nerdy" about prescriptions, C+D’s Pharmacy Team of the Year reveal the secrets of their success
The C+D Awards 2020 open for entries today, with three new categories to reflect the changes taking place across community pharmacy.
Boots’ parent company has been approached by private equity firm KKR in what could be the “biggest-ever leveraged buyout”, media outlets have reported.
Digital healthcare is part of the solution to bricks-and-mortar pharmacies’ capacity challenges, not a threat, says Lloydspharmacy Online Doctor managing director Andy Sloman
The GPhC has restricted the practice of a further nine online pharmacies after raising concerns about their supply of controlled drugs and high-risk medicines.
Large-scale, centralised dispensing is “absolutely not” what contractors need to become more efficient, Day Lewis executive director Jay Patel has said.
The Conservative party has pledged to recruit 6,000 more pharmacists, nurses and physiotherapists to work in GP surgeries by 2025 if it wins the general election.
Two cannabis-based medicines, Epidyolex and Sativex, are the first to be recommended by the National Institute of health and Care Excellence (Nice) for use by the NHS in England.
Flu vaccinations are no better when delivered by GPs, but if surgeries don't deliver enough they may not be able to afford to offer the service at all, says GP Toni Hazell
The speakers at C+D’s careers sessions at the Pharmacy Show showcased the range of work environments available to pharmacists, ranging from industrial pharmacy to healthcare policy
The Labour party wants to bring hospital pharmacy services “in-house” if it wins the general election, it has clarified following comments from shadow chancellor John McDonnell.
Global demand and packaging issues are among a raft of reasons why MMR vaccines, alogliptin with metformin and misoprostol cannot leave the UK, the DH has told C+D.
Having worked for a state-owned pharmacy in Sweden, AIMp’s CEO said the shadow chancellor’s ambitions to nationalise pharmacies in the UK would hinder patients’ choice.
Boots' parent company is exploring the possibility of a buyout to become a private company, Reuters has reported.
After burglars drove through the door of Xrayser’s pharmacy three times in a bid to steal toiletries, he learned a lesson about fear that he applies to the new pharmacy contract
PharmaDoctor has launched a free migraine service package, which includes an online consultation platform, a patient group direction (PGD) and marketing support.
A clinical nurse specialist reiterates the importance of good inhaler technique among younger patients
The Labour party wants to bring pharmacies “in-house” if it wins the general election, the shadow chancellor has said.
Rising employment and drug costs combined with poor remuneration have led to an overall loss of £7,000 a month for one disillusioned owner of three pharmacies
The CEO of Lloydspharmacy and the CCA have welcomed MPs’ recommendation that the government reform the “broken” business rates system.
MMR vaccines and diabetes tablet alogliptin with metformin have been added to the growing list of products that cannot be exported from the UK, the government has said.
Making your online pharmacy safe while being user-friendly is a balancing act, but the CQC can help, says Frost Pharmacy Group’s managing director Stuart Gale
While the PDA welcomes the transparency of the revived pharmacist apprenticeship proposal, members are still concerned apprentices will “not be up to standard”.
One pharmacist is "surprised" at how few minor ailment referrals they have received from NHS 111, while another had SCR issues in the first week of the service, they have told C+D.
Pharmacies in Northern Ireland need their own drug tariff based on the country’s “unique circumstances” to survive the “severe funding crisis”, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
C+D clinical editor Naimah Callachand asked pharmacy professionals on both sides of the Irish border about the potential impact of Brexit on their businesses
Around 6,500 Boots pharmacists will receive a pay rise of up to 2% from this month as part of the first settlement negotiated between the multiple and the PDA Union.
The UK’s third-largest multiple was prompted by Pharmacy2U’s “rapid growth” to “accelerate” its own digital plans, Well’s former CEO has told C+D.
The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following 18 items for October 2019 prescriptions.
Ahead of his retirement after 17 years in the role, Well Pharmacy chief executive John Nuttall sits down with C+D to explain how the multiple has resisted closing its branches
Lloydspharmacy’s owner is expecting further category M price increases in England before April 2020, which will help towards “partial recovery” across its European business.
NHS England is considering whether community pharmacies should be commissioned to provide more vaccination services, including MMR jabs, in a bid to increase uptake.
All unexpired stock of certain batches of ranitidine medicines have been recalled due to possible contamination. What advice should you give patients?
Online pharmacies complicate communication between GPs and pharmacists and take much-needed footfall away from the community, says GP Toni Hazell
The government is extending its serious shortage protocols (SSPs) for fluoxetine 30mg and 40mg capsules beyond tomorrow’s planned end date.
Lloydspharmacy’s parent company has blamed a “challenging retail pharmacy environment in the UK” for a 19% drop in profits across its European business.
Intrepid intruders set the alarm off by breaking through the roof of a pharmacy not once, but twice, says manager Paul Knapton
Pharmacists have a “high level of dissatisfaction” with the standard of service they receive from wholesalers, a survey by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has suggested.
Boots is “on track” to close the remaining 182 of a planned 200 branches before September 2020, its parent company has said.
An anonymous contractor explains how his pharmacy group went £1 million into its overdraft following the funding cuts, leaving him on the verge of bankruptcy and a mental breakdown
Boots' parent company saw a 20.7% drop in profits for its retail pharmacy international division in the three months to August amidst a “challenging” market in the UK.
In an exclusive article for C+D, Lloydspharmacy chief executive Toby Anderson explains the philosophy behind the rollout of the Echo repeat prescription app last week
With the potential for a hard border falling between Northern Ireland and its southern neighbour, C+D visited pharmacies located on both sides to hear their concerns
The pass rate for September’s registration exam rose by four percentage points this year, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has revealed.
The government will withdraw its serious shortage protocol (SSP) for fluoxetine 10mg capsules on Friday evening.