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Free at last

Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free… the rise of free-from foods shows no signs of abating.

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy?

Pharmacy is in the ideal position to help customers deal with the hazards that come with the joys of summer.

Morning after manners

HRA Pharma, manufacturer of emergency contraceptive pill EllaOne, has launched a new ‘Morning After Manners’ campaign to encourage women and men to talk about contraception.

Alcohol’s negative impact grows

New figures show an increase in alcohol-related hospital admissions and deaths and prescriptions for alcohol dependence.

Make it Count: Manager version

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

The possibilities are endless

Oliver Jones proves that the skills of a pharmacy technician don’t have to be confined to the four walls of a pharmacy. 

Community pharmacies vital to drug harm reduction, FIP says

Pharmacists can play a vital role in delivering drug harm reduction services, and may be the safest source of recreational cannabis, the International Pharmaceutical Federation has said

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums for a healthy bump?

EPS urgent care scheme to be rolled out

A scheme that integrates EPS into urgent care settings is to be rolled out nationally following successful pilots in London and the East Midlands, NHS Digital has announced.

Harjit Kaur Aietan

The winner of this year’s retail skills award, Harjit Kaur Aietan, proved she can pretty much turn her hand to anything, with particular success in OTC sales.

Cold comfort

Winter weather can play havoc with skin. Make sure you’re prepared for your customers’ skin problems with this expert advice on how to solve the top winter skin dilemmas.

Female NHS workers earn almost a quarter less than men

The average full time female worker in the NHS is paid £28,072 annually versus £37,470 for the average man, NHS Digital figures reveal

Glenn Johnson

Proving that delivery drivers are just as crucial a part of the pharmacy team as their shopfloor colleagues, is making a huge difference to the lives of his patients.

Antimicrobial stewardship

This CPD module provides an overview of antimicrobial stewardship and tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

MAC is back

Sore throat brand MAC is re-launching in the UK with a revitalised offering of sore throat lozenges, manufacturer Ernest Jackson has announced.

Drinking too much

New statistics show women are drinking more alcohol than ever before so what can pharmacy staff do to help customers moderate their intake?

Patients have their say to NPA

National Pharmacy Association (NPA) staff and members have met with patient groups in Westminster to agree broad principles of access to medicines, medicines advice and primary care.

GPhC to consult on renewal fee rise

A spokesperson told Pharmacy Magazine that the GPhC's rationale for raising its fees, including proposals to charge pharmacists an additional £7 each year, would be made public "in the next month"

In focus

The eyes are delicate organs, susceptible to a range of conditions that can be picked up during a routine eye exam, but people aren’t going as often as recommended.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

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