Diabetes is a growing problem in the UK, but particularly so for men who are more likely to develop the disease than women and more likely to experience life-changing or even life-ending consequences. The up side is that pharmacy interventions

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Visible humanity is something that women do really well, but so often we don’t feel comfortable expressing emotion in professional settings where any signs of ‘passion’ or ‘feelings’ are seen as weaknesses. I went to two events recently where the

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Will embracing technology such as dispensing robots and pharmacy apps be the solution to the sector’s financial struggles? I talk to those in the know, in this feature for Chemist + Druggist…

With this year’s football World Cup well under way, I spoke to Paul Moloney – who works as a consultant sports pharmacist at a premiership football club – to find out what the role entails, in this feature for The

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In January, pharmacy minister Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to investigate why the prescribing of “addictive medicines” has risen by 3% over the past five years. I look at the role that community pharmacy can play in preventing

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Feelings of loneliness affect us all at some point, but being lonely can be a serious problem when it becomes chronic, affecting our health and wellbeing and damaging our ability to connect with others. I find out how pharmacy can

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I’ve been a pharmacy journalist for fifteen years, but it’s only been in the last couple that I’ve shaken off my ‘imposter syndrome’. Most other pharmacy journalists you’ll meet are pharmacists too, but I’m not. I somehow snuck in under

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The Pharmaceutical Journal is holding a Twitter chat on Tuesday 10 April at 8pm to provide a platform for pharmacy professionals to discuss the issue of gender inequality in pharmacy. I’ll be on the panel, so come and join the

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Legislative change in the UK has resulted in compulsory reporting of pay for male and female employees of larger corporations and has seen the gender pay gap narrow to 9.1% in April 2017, the lowest level since 1997. However, it is

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I’ve been writing a lot about women in the workplace lately, and the disparity at leadership levels when it comes to the number of women versus men in senior roles. In this piece for the Pharmaceutical Journal I look at

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