Tag: pharmacist

As Public Health England publishes the first ever review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five classes of common medicines, I investigate the role that pharmacy teams can play in helping tackle these issues in this feature for Training

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Tucked away in the dispensary, pharmacy fridges play a small but vital role in storing volatile or high-value medicines, as I find out in this feature for P3 magazine…

Pharmacy professionals have a professional and legal duty to keep confidential the information they obtain during the course of their practice. But what exactly does this entail? I find out in this Update module for C+D…

If the immediate care and prevention initiatives promised in the NHS Long Term Plan begin to drive more people into pharmacies, how will staff meet their need for services , especially with prescription volumes at the current level? Investing in

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Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from friends, family or professionals. I find out how healthcare professionals can address this problem, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Pharmacy locums are more than just a spare pair of hands for busy times. If you want a successful and profitable business, they can be one of the best investments you make, as I find out in this feature for

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Cuts in public health funding have left sexual health and contraception services in crisis. I find out how community pharmacy can bear the load, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

The UK is well known as a nation of animal lovers. From agricultural livestock to household pets, this has created a growing niche sector for pharmacy, and I find out how you can get involved in this feature for The

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From calorie counters to ovulation prediction, there are plenty of health apps out there claiming to simplify women’s self care and keep them well. But are these helpful, or might there be a downside to encouraging women to track their

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With a population living longer but in poorer health, there’s scope for pharmacy teams to help improve quality of life for older people. I found out how, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…