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England MMR target met for first time

The proportion of eligible children receiving their first dose of the MMR1 vaccine by their fifth birthday has met the WHO target of 95 per cent for the first time in England.

Focus on dementia

The fear of developing dementia is the number one age-related concern for the over 55s in the UK, new research from Mintel has revealed.

Pharmacy's way forward

PHE has launched Pharmacy: A way forward for public health, a document that sets out the opportunities for commissioners and pharmacy teams to make a difference to the public’s health.

Heart health focus from PHE

One in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age 10 years older than they are, new analysis from Public Health England’s Heart Age Test has revealed.

Schizophrenia

This CPD module provides an overview of schizophrenia.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team

This module will help you spot potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer among pharmacy customers, to help aid early diagnosis

Avoidable sight loss affects a million Brits

A million people in the UK are living with avoidable sight loss and this number is forecast to rise by a third by 2030 if action is not taken, reveals new research published to mark National Eye Health Week.

Numark steps up HLP support

Numark has stepped up its training offering for members trying to achieve healthy living pharmacy status after seeing an increasing demand for support.

Abi Wattleworth

Delivery driver to dispensing assistant isn’t the most obvious career pathway, but it’s the one Abigail Wattleworth has taken since starting work at Well in Barley Clough, Lancashire.

Bronwyn Heatherwick

So significant has Bronwyn’s contribution been to her local pharmacy that she was awarded a Highly Commended in the Glenmark Pharmaceuticals-sponsored Rising Star category.

Kate Manning

Some people are simply born to work in pharmacy and this is certainly the case with Kate Manning from Day Lewis, Reading.

Haroon Mahmood

Every year there is a finalist who causes the judges to take a sharp intake of breath and this year, that finalist was Haroon Mahmood.

Jessy Gill

Going the extra mile sounds like a cliché, but it is most defi nitely not when it comes to Jessy Gill, dispensing assistant and operational lead at Charnwood Pharmacy near Loughborough.

Jyoti Rajdev

When Jyoti Rajdev left her banking career to work at her husband’s new business – Deeping St James Pharmacy in Lincolnshire – she had no idea of the positive impact it would have on their local community.

Patricia Mann

Proving that a career break to raise a family doesn’t mean the end of accolades, Patricia Mann was named winner of the Counter Intelligence category.

Maryam Thorne

Maryam Thorne’s first job at Boots was as a beauty advisor, but her interest in science and medicine made her keen to move to the healthcare side of the business.

Mary Warner

Pharmacy staff are viewed as being at the heart of the community, and this is particularly true of Mary Warner from Ellacombe Pharmacy in Bristol.

June Cambridge-Rose

Proving that with age can come excellence, 61-year-old June Cambridge-Rose was highly commended for Healthy Living Advisor.

Aisha Aboo

Aisha Aboo’s knowledge and empathy towards patients and customers made her entry into the SMA-sponsored Infant Care Award stand out to the judges.

Wiveliscombe Pharmacy

The Wiveliscombe Day Lewis pharmacy team’s innovative plan to supply the local community with a defibrillator saw them scoop the Highly Commended accolade in this category.
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England MMR target met for first time

The proportion of eligible children receiving their first dose of the MMR1 vaccine by their fifth birthday has met the W...

Focus on dementia

The fear of developing dementia is the number one age-related concern for the over 55s in the UK, new research from Mint...

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