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Debate rages on

Supervision hits the headlines once again, as PDA survey causes controversy.

APTUK 2018 Conference

Patient safety was the theme underpinning two days of discussion and debate at the 62nd Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK conference in Glasgow. Read the full conference report here.

End of an era

After four years in the top job, Tess Fenn announced her intention to step down as APTUK president at the Association’s annual conference. Here, she about her decision.

RoE 2018 winners announced at spectacular ceremony

Pharmacy support staff from across the UK were celebrated at the Recognition of Excellence Awards on 20 June as the pharmacy sector joined together to recognise and reward the very best in community pharmacy.

RPS targets mental health

A new RPS report calls for pharmacy teams to take on a bigger role in mental health care provision.

#WomenInPharmacy

Pharmacy has a lack of women in senior roles, according to research conducted by University of Birmingham School of Pharmacy.

A winning touch

Ahead of his appearance at the Recognition of Excellence Awards, rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson talks about teamwork, leadership and tackling health, and reveals his career highlight (and it’s not what you’d think).

Update: Boots under fire from BBC

The BBC’s Inside Out programme, ‘Boots: Pharmacists’ under pressure’ has sparked debate about workplace pressure, patient safety and staffing in community pharmacy.

Pharmacy Show 2017: the full report

This year’s Pharmacy Show saw high profile speakers from all corners of UK community pharmacy. Here's a full round up.

Embracing self care for life

The 19th annual Self Care Conference focused on how to engage and empower people to embrace self care and considered community pharmacy’s role in this, as well as what more needs to be done.

Price wars

The price of EHC hit the national headlines recently, opening up a heated debate

A fresh start?

With the future of the UK’s political landscape uncertain, pharmacy bodies have called on the Government to make good its pledges and support community pharmacy.

TM teams up with Pancreatic Cancer Action

As PCA is named official charity partner for RoE 2017, TM caught up with the charity's patron Dr Hilary Jones to find out what pharmacy can do to raise awareness of this devastating disease.

Pharmacy funding cuts: the aftershock

Community pharmacy was left reeling after an epic parliamentary debate ended with a vote in favour of the imposed funding cuts, despite opposition from MPs and the public

The heart of the matter

Pharmacy and primary care organisations have called for caution following a recent headline warning of a link between heart failure and NSAIDs

This time it’s personal

Public Health England is asking ‘How are you?’ to adults across the country, as part of a groundbreaking new campaign.

Dealing with chronic wounds

Innovative new treatments are set to transform care for people with chronic wounds, as Mark Greener discovers.

PHE endorses e-cigarettes

Public Health England has published an independent review endorsing the use of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation.

Expanding the public health workforce

The RSPH urges all public-facing workers, including bar staff and hairdressers, to discuss health issues with the public.

Pharmacy stars shine

Pharmacy stars shone at this year’s TM Recognition of Excellence Awards.
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