Practice

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

Moving forward with the QPS

It is important contractors in England build on the promising start to the QPS. The next review point is June 29

Health inequalities: UK failing moral test

The NHS was set up to meet the health needs of everyone... so why are people still falling through the cracks?

HLPs: Taking the next steps

Community pharmacies must build on their HLP accreditation and not just see it as an end in itself

A virtual GP surgery within a pharmacy

A pharmacist from Cambridge explains why he has opened a virtual GP surgery in his consulting room

Building on the Quality Payments Scheme

The QPS should form the foundation for future service commissioning

Sexual health: Testing times

Teenage pregnancy rates have almost halved in eight years but this could be reversed by cuts to contraceptive services

Safe and sound at LloydsPharmacy

We look at how one pharmacy chain has put patient safety right at the forefront of its day-to-day business

Getting to grips with the 'new' CPD

The GPhC is asking for views on its proposed changes to CPD as it moves towards revalidation

New EC guidance explained

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

Overcoming the odds: boosting pharmacists' public health role

Pharmacy teams want to play a much bigger role in public health but some barriers keep getting in the way, says a new report

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

Time to downsize

With so much advice about what to eat, no wonder the British public is confused about the best way to lose weight

Keeping an eye on dry eye

Understanding and treatment of dry eye needs to become much more sophisticated

Customers encouraged to pop into pharmacy pop-up pod

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

Concise guide: Dealing with diabetic foot problems

NICE's updated guideline on diabetic foot problems should be supported by community pharmacy
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