Tag: pharmacy

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…

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…

The roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines across the UK is the healthcare story at the top of the news agenda. But, as I discover in this feature for P3 pharmacy management magazine, for manufacturers of generic medicines, maintaining an uninterrupted supply

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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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Times of challenge also bring opportunity, and despite continuing uncertainties, there was no shortage of pharmacy business owners who added to their estate in 2020. Some bold purchasers even opened their very first pharmacies during the pandemic, as I discover

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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…

With the government set to supply free vitamin D supplements to people at risk of deficiency this winter, I explore the vital role of vitamin D in protecting bone and muscle health, as well as our immune systems, in this

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From blister packs to PPE, the range of pharmacy items that can now be recycled is growing all the time, as I discover in this feature for Training Matters magazine…