Boots UK has begun phasing in compostable pharmacy bags for repeat prescription deliveries to cut back on plastic.
Walgreen Boots Alliance has reportedly been “formally approached” by New York-based private equity firm KKR & Co.
Walgreens Boots Alliance sees a quarterly 20 per cent fall in profits for its retail pharmacy international division.
Boots UK has begun trialling an in-store video service giving patients access to GP consultations.
Boots customers in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will have their prescriptions delivered by electric vehicles.
With the signing of the agreement, the PDAU now has collective bargaining rights to negotiate on pay, hours and holiday.
Boots is targeting 200 loss-making pharmacies for closure but locations are yet to be confirmed.
The new store in Covent Garden includes prescription collection lockers, express pick-up lanes, extra consultation areas and a redesigned beauty hall
Reports that over 200 Boots stores are being considered for closure over the next two years have not been confirmed by the multiple
Boots UK is introducing a number of changes aimed at making it more convenient for patients to obtain their prescriptions, including an online service
Company needs to be “more aggressive in our response to rapidly shifting trends”, Walgreens Boots Alliance chief Pessina says
Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions
Out of 6,843 pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists who were eligible to vote, 3,229 voted for PDA recognition
The company seeking to cut between 300 and 350 roles at its Nottingham HQ as part of a savings programme
The PDAU drew comparisons to an existing arrangement between Boots Ireland and a trade union regarding support staff
Boots pharmacists and pre-reg pharmacists now have five weeks to have their final say on this long-running issue
The role recognises "pharmacists who combine the highest level of clinical competence with a drive to innovate"
With less than a fortnight to go before Boots pharmacists can begin voting on their union representation, the PDA and BPA have issued statements
Boots UK is undertaking an Antimicrobial Resistance Audit across the care homes it supports, along with other awareness raising activities, to coincide with the launch of World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Community pharmacy will be key in providing travel health services if the NHS stops funding for travel vaccines