People & Business

A natural focus for training

Pharmaceutical aromatherapy brand Puressentiel is launching the Puressentiel Training Académie for UK pharmacies.

Support staff shine at RoE Awards 2017

Pharmacy support staff hit the spotlight at this year's Recognition of Excellence Awards as the pharmacy sector joined together to celebrate the best in community pharmacy.

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

The final countdown

The entries are in, the judges have deliberated and chosen their favourites, and now the suspense is mounting – who will walk away with this year’s Recognition of Excellence awards?

Steve Brine replaces David Mowat as pharmacy minister

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s former parliamentary private secretary, Steve Brine, is the new pharmacy minister

SCA business splits to form Essity

The owner of TENA and Bodyform has created a new company to focus on hygiene and health

NPA offers media training to independents

To help build on positive media coverage of the community pharmacy sector in 2016, the NPA is offering broadcast media training free of charge

Beware fraudulent callers claiming to be PPA

Some pharmacies have had callers claiming to be from 'Prescription Services' and asking for bank account details, PSNC and BSA have warned

Nelsons sponsorship blooms at Chelsea Flower Show

Natural healthcare product manufacturer Nelsons is sponsoring the Horatio’s Garden stand at this week’s Chelsea Flower Show.

Pharmacy professionals devise cuts strategy

Start engaging with today's challenges, Alphega members urged colleagues at a recent workshop

Make sure IT systems are up-to-date

Ensure that your IT systems and security are up-to-date, following a worldwide ransomware attack

PSNC chief executive to step down at end of year

PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe is to resign from the role at the end of 2017

Alliance Healthcare appoints new MD

Julian Mount has been appointed as managing director with immediate effect following Jeremy Main’s retirement

RPS appoints pharmacist as chief executive

Pharmacist Paul Bennett has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmacy Voice to close in April

Pharmacy Voice has announced it will close at the end of April 2017, following the NPA’s withdrawal from the organisation that was announced in December.

Alphega launches innovative QPS app

Alphega Pharmacy launches innovative new app designed to help its members prepare to earn points in the Quality Payments Scheme (QPS).

John Bell & Croyden wins national retail award

John Bell & Croyden store was the winner of ‘New Store of the Year’, beating competition from other leading retailers

NPA launches SOS hotline

Independent contractors are invited to contact the NPA to discuss any funding concerns  

APTUK conference 2017 announced

APTUK has announced it’s Annual Professional Conference and Exhibition will take place on 2-3 July 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Onwards and upwards for Well

A year on from the launch of their new retail concept, Well's trial stores are going from strength to strength and there's more in the pipeline.
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NHS England wants extensive prescribing blacklist

The national commissioning body wants to see the end of prescribing of over 3,000 treatments for common conditions

Boots launches pharmacy technician apprenticeship

A brand new Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship scheme is being launched by Boots UK this September.

Popular Features

Pharmacy London wins Flu Fighter Award

The London Pharmacy Reaching Carers’ team have won the NHS Flu Fighter Carer’s Award 2017.

Patient safety in community pharmacy

This CPD module provides an overview of patient safety in community pharmacy.

RPS appoints pharmacist as chief executive

Pharmacist Paul Bennett has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society