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Boots trials in-store GP video service

Boots UK has begun trialling an in-store video service giving patients access to GP consultations.

Boots introduces electric vehicles to delivery fleet

Boots customers in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will have their prescriptions delivered by electric vehicles.

Boots trials translation technology in five stores

Boots is trialling technology that will allow patients who cannot speak English to access its services.  

PDAU claims improved terms for Boots pharmacists

The PDAU says it has secured pay increases and improved terms for pharmacists working at Boots from November 1.

Community pharmacies to pilot fast-track UTI service

Pharmacies are to offer a fast track service to women who suspect they have a urinary tract infection.

Boots rolls out cystitis test to nearly 300 UK stores

Boots will roll out a cystitis test and treat service to nearly 300 UK stores.

Boots and PDAU sign first union agreement

With the signing of the agreement, the PDAU now has collective bargaining rights to negotiate on pay, hours and holiday.

Boots paper switch

Plastic to paper switch, unbleached brown paper carrier bags will be the standard in 53 stores across the UK, Boots announced.

Govt won’t ease non-EU pharmacist hiring rules

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) decided not to add pharmacists to a list of occupations eligible for relaxed rules around hiring non-EU workers

New skin scanning service from Boots

The service consists of a consultation with a pharmacist, who will scan the customer’s skin using an imaging device and send the image to a dermatologist

Boots UK suffers £100m profit dip, report shows

Boots UK’s pre-tax profits fell dramatically in the year to August 2018, dropping £100m from £498m to £398m, the latest Companies House report shows

HIV test kits on Boots shelves a “turning point”

The makers of a HIV self testing kit say they hope launching their product on Boots shelves will be a “turning point” in encouraging more to get tested

“High prophylactic use of antibiotics” in care homes, Boots finds

A study commissioned by Boots UK has found “high prophylactic use of antibiotics” in UK care facilities prompting calls to offer staff better training

Boots to fund Pharmacist Support coaching scheme

A 2017 pilot was well received, with some  saying it had been greatly beneficial to their day-to-day functioning and improved their overall outlook

Little change in gender pay gap at the multiples

The gender pay gap across the major UK pharmacy multiples does not appear to have shifted significantly, according to the latest company reports

NMS pledge boosts adherence rates in Boots study

Asking patients to acknowledge that failure to take prescribed medicines endangers their health may improve adherence

Boots to help pay towards APTUK membership

Pharmacy technicians working for Boots are to have half the cost of professional body membership covered 

Pharmacy diabetes screening programmes show promise

Detection rates in pharmacy are comparable to GP practices and offer a similar cost per test, a study suggests

Boots left the door open to union victory

By Richard Thomas, Editor, Pharmacy Magazine The overwhelming vote by Boots pharmacists to recognise the PDA Union after a bitter dispute lasting nearly eight years could have implications not only at the UK’s biggest pharmacy chain but also sector-wide. It was a crushing defeat for senior managers at Boots, who badly misjudged their response from the very start, and a stunning victory for the PDA.

Technicians give children flu vaccine in new trial

Thousands of schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight had flu vaccines administered by pharmacy technicians

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