Tag: COVID-19

Attendance at the UK’s national health screening programmes is down due to the pandemic. As new Covid variants blow through and disrupt the system, I discover what pharmacy teams can do to help reverse this decline, in this feature for

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I find out how to differentiate symptoms, and why your local community pharmacy is the place to go for flu and covid vaccinations, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

With Covid boosters rolling out and a new national protocol enabling even more pharmacy staff to administer flu jabs this year, it’s all hands to the pump for the coming winter season, as I find out in this feature for

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In a year and bit that has seen death at the top of the news agenda day after day, our ears have filled night after night after night with the tickertape tally of death after death after unstoppable death. As

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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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Integrated Care Systems were top of the agenda at last month’s NHS Confederation Conference. I find out where pharmacy fits, in my conference report for P3 magazine…

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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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…

Can the new Joint National Plan for Inclusive Pharmacy Practice really keep the promises it makes? That’s the question I ask, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine…