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“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

Multiples' closures adding up

The UK’s major pharmacy businesses appear to be going through a period of reckoning as cuts begin to really bite

PDAU: Pay issues high on our Boots agenda

Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions

The man who discovered ibuprofen...

Dr Stewart Adams OBE, the man who discovered ibuprofen, died on January 30, aged 95

Boots chickenpox service rolled out to 294 stores

Boots UK has extended its private chickenpox vaccination service to 294 stores, up from 30 when it began last year

High street teeth whitening kits can damage teeth, study shows

Non-hydrogen peroxide OTC teeth whitening kits can harm teeth by reducing hardness and damaging the tooth surface

Boots to drop MDS for care homes

Patient pack dispensing will be phased in from March 1, according to a letter sent to Boots Care Services customers

Boots UK launches new specialist pharmacist role

The role recognises "pharmacists who combine the highest level of clinical competence with a drive to innovate"

Claims Boots-Microsoft deal will reduce health sector pressures

A new seven-year deal signed will see the two companies launch a number of joint enterprises

Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

Boots union ballot approaches

Both the PDAU and Boots have been lobbying the 7,000-strong bargaining unit in the run up to the postal vote

Boots seeks to crack digital healthcare with acquisition

Boots has acquired a digital health company in a move that will link customers to their GP records

UK drug shortages hit WBA sales

Boots UK parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a massive savings drive following disappointing results

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