Tag: community pharmacy

While the number of women on the boards of pharmacy organisations still don’t represent the proportion of women who make up the pharmacy professions, there are plenty of examples of women heading up organisations and divisions across the sector. I

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Is the government’s new White Paper on health and care services a positive opportunity for community pharmacies? I find out how easy it will be for the sector to gain a foothold in newly reformed local healthcare systems, in this

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The speed with which the Covid-19 vaccines have been developed has led to fears and doubts about their safety among certain members of the public. I find out why some healthcare professionals may feel the same way, in this feature

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As the UK welcomes the return of spring, our Covid-19 vaccine rollout is set to step up to the next phase. Here’s what you need to know, in a feature I wrote for Training Matters magazine…

Pharmacy teams have a vital role to play in addressing the stigma of erection problems and supporting customers to open up about their experiences and get the help they need, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters

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The UK has one of the highest patient to doctor ratios in Europe, with the Health Foundation predicting a 7,000 GP shortfall by 2023/24, so anything that takes pressure off the system is welcome. I find out how community pharmacies

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Pharmacist and independent prescriber Sunil Kochhar explains how he partnered with a neighbouring osteopath to help patients with pain, in this case study for The Pharmacist…

COVID-19 is having a huge impact on women’s health and wellbeing, even among those who have not caught the virus themselves. A recent UCL study claims women have found the pandemic more psychologically challenging than men, reporting higher levels of

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Scientists have come to understand that digestive health is key to our overall wellness, and research into how the gut works has led to it being referred to as ‘the second brain’, as I discover in this feature for Training

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Pharmacy staff are increasingly likely to see customers who have lost a friend, colleague or loved one to COVID-19. I find out how pharmacy teams can support them in their grief, in this feature for Chemist + Druggist…