Tag: Sasa Jankovic

The COVID-19 outbreak has put unprecedented pressure on healthcare services. Even with the impending roll-out of vaccines, as the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 settles in for the winter there is still no let up when it comes to the demands on

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A group of independent prescribers (IPs) in Kent have become the first community pharmacists to get involved with the initial NHS rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme. Last Friday (11 December) Kent LPC mobilised eight community pharmacist IPs to work

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GP surgeries have joined NHS 111 in being able to refer patients with ‘lower acuity conditions’ to their local community pharmacy for a consultation with a pharmacist. I find out how this will benefit patients, and how pharmacies can prepare,

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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…

I discover the obvious wins – and unexpected surprises – that come from adding robots to the pharmacy team, in this feature for P3 Pharmacy magazine…

Covid-19 has created many challenges for health and social care, including how best to protect those working within it. I talk to some enterprising manufacturers who have stepped into the breach to meet the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE),

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Some people are finding they still haven’t fully recovered weeks and months after having COVID-19. I find out what researchers are discovering about so-called ‘long covid’, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine…

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of life, and it could also be significantly affecting our oral health. I find out how, in this feature for Chemist + Druggist…

Obesity has been moving up the Government’s agenda in recent years, but the UK population is still piling on the pounds. I discover how community pharmacy teams can help, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…