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Tackling teenage sleep issues

The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already tired situation when it comes to young people and sleep.

Well to launch scheduling app for shifts and cover

Well says it will launch an app that allows its employees to schedule and manage their shifts and cover.

NHS messaging service to send Covid-19 text support

People who contact NHS 111 and register their coronavirus symptoms will receive support through daily text messages.

Locum app secures £1m in growth funding

The team behind an online job booking platform for locum healthcare professionals have secured £1m in equity funding.

Phoenix opens hub and spoke facility

The new dispensing facility will eventually assemble around 16 million repeat prescriptions a year for the Rowlands group.

PAGB finds age divide in uptake of health technology

The public should be encouraged to make greater use of digital health technologies, the PAGB has said.

Boots trials translation technology in five stores

Boots is trialling technology that will allow patients who cannot speak English to access its services.  

Lloyds parent company: ‘We believe pharmacies will close’

McKesson UK chief Toby Anderson said the new settlement is “neither as good as we hoped nor as bad as we feared.”

Go, go gadget

Community pharmacies can offer customers self-diagnostic tests alongside a plethora of healthcare gadgets.

Summary care records

This CPD module takes a look at SCRs including what they contain, their benefits and how to access them.

Boots to "transform pharmacy experience"

Pharmacy is changing, according to Boots UK, as the company transforms how customers access healthcare.

Zapping headaches

NHS England has announced it will fund a handheld device that can help manage cluster headaches.

Bayer expands business training

Bayer’s Business Fit for the Future programme launches its second module on how to make the most of technology.

Technology opening windows

A new report highlights the role technology could play in increasing vaccination awareness and uptake rates.

Report looks at technology’s role in reducing medication errors

Greater use of technology in primary care settings like community pharmacy can reduce medication errors, a report by a manufacturer of automated healthcare and medication adherence products argues

£1.5m digital pharmacy opens in Liverpool

Now Healthcare Group, which is behind the ‘Now Patient’ app, says the service will be particularly helpful to those who “have suffered through recent community pharmacy cuts”

Fitness trackers and smartwatches on the up

Nearly four million smartwatches and fitness trackers were sold in 2017, with 20 per cent of the UK population using wearable technology to count their daily steps, research from Mintel has revealed.

Battle against type 2 diabetes goes digital

More than 5,000 people are expected to benefit from a pilot project, which will test a range of digital products aimed at supporting people who are at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Check your balls boys, says new app

The first, simple to use, step-by-step “check yourself” testicular cancer app has been launched by cancer charity The Oddballs Foundation.

Sleeping duty

Sleep problems in children can cause obesity, lower immunity, mental health issues and poor performance at school. So what can pharmacy do to help?

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