Tag: community pharmacy

Forty five per cent of women born after 1960 in the UK will face a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. As the pandemic eases and cancer referrals catch up, I find out how pharmacy teams can raise

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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a mixed effect on the nation’s fitness regimes. As lockdown eases, I find out how can pharmacy teams can encourage customers to get back on track with their fitness goals, in this feature for Training

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People with dementia, as well as their carers, have been hit by the closure of care and support services during the pandemic, as I discover in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

I talk to pharmacist Hassan Malik about how provision of the new Community Pharmacy Hepatitis C Antibody Testing Service helped Carter’s Chemist identify patients in need of treatment

GP referrals to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service have been described as “incredibly disappointing”, so I find out what pharmacies can do to give things a kick start, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine…

With more independent prescribing pharmacists writing prescriptions, and an emphasis on medicines optimisation, is the end in sight for ‘special preparations’? I ask the experts, for this feature in P3 magazine…

The UK’s Covid-19 vaccination programme continues apace. With new vaccines, virus variants and eligible age groups now in the picture, I take a look at what’s new, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

With men’s mental health declining over the last 10 years, and the Covid-19 pandemic not helping the situation, I find out what can pharmacy teams do to support men who are struggling, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

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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