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New EC guidance explained

Guidance on emergency contraception has been updated, so what are the changes and how will they affect pharmacy services?

Social media: getting it right

Why has there been such a dramatic increase in the number of fitness to practise investigations by the GPhC?

R2P: making a difference

A pharmacy referral scheme has been linked to fewer readmissions and increased opportunities for medicines optimisation

Well launches new retail pharmacy concept

Introducing ’The Pharmacy Shop’, a new retail pharmacy concept from the Well group

Smart thinking will keep us one step ahead

Pharmacist Sailesh Pindolia says what makes Bush Pharmacy in Shepherd's Bush a SMART winner in these difficult times

NMS can help boost income

The NPA has published a new guide to the NMS to help pharmacists improve patient outcomes and boost income

Customers encouraged to pop into pharmacy pop-up pod

A pop-up community pharmacy health pod on its travels in Lincolnshire

Closing the transfer of care gap

An innovative referral scheme is tackling the transfer of care chasm that exists between hospital and community pharmacy

Saving lives with adrenaline

Adrenaline auto-injectors are potentially life-saving treatments for anaphylaxis – do you know how to use one?

Raising awareness of haemochromatosis

An independent pharmacy is raising awareness of a little known condition after a customer brought it to their attention

EHC launch puts pharmacy in the spotlight

Pharmacy teams are embracing the opportunity to widen EHC choice for women with ellaOne

Saturday reflections... A leading light

Green Light Pharmacy is a pioneering example of innovative pharmacy practice, our reporter finds

The missing link?

It is time for a real push to further pharmacy's role and responsibilities within local communities

Seizing the opportunity

We speak to a pharmacist who has gone from newly qualified to being the proprietor of four pharmacies in less than a decade

Putting pharmacy on the map

A new LloydsPharmacy branch in West Bromwich is the latest to join Celesio’s European Pharmacy Network

Research centre will drive innovation in pharmacy

The new Centre for Pharmacy Innovation at Liverpool John Moores University is the first of its kind in the UK

Credit where credit’s due

We talk to a community pharmacist who is a RPS Faculty member and is reaping the rewards of this professional recognition

Loud and clear: Eye and ear care services in pharmacy

Through various services, community pharmacies are well placed to help customers protect their hearing and vision

Generics: No end of frustration

Generic medicines increasingly account for the bread and butter of NHS prescribing

Medicines management in care homes

Earlier this year NICE launched a guideline on managing medicines in care homes – a ‘must read’ for community pharmacists
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Improving the safety of home medication deliveries

A discussion paper has been published on improving home medication delivery services for vulnerable patients

GPhC issues new guidance on religion, values and beliefs

The GPhC has published guidance for when religion, personal values or beliefs might impact on professional practice

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Sector losing policy battle as CPhO faces mounting criticism

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine. If there were any small doubts remaining about what the high-ups in Govern...

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Judicial review case decision may be weeks away

Community pharmacy now waits for a ruling from the judge considering the PSNC and NPA court case

Alliance Healthcare appoints new MD

Julian Mount has been appointed as managing director with immediate effect following Jeremy Main’s retirement

Beware fraudulent callers claiming to be PPA

Some pharmacies have had callers claiming to be from 'Prescription Services' and asking for bank account details, PSNC a...