Practice

WE100 campaign gets under way in pharmacy

In the UK the focus is on elder care, with the emphasis on keeping older people healthier and more active.

Dog walking key to healthier old age

A new study has found that owning or walking a dog was one of the most effective ways to beat the usual decline in later-life activity.

Prescription of activities improves health and well-being

A new study shows that gyms, walking groups, cooking clubs and volunteering have all been shown to work in improving the health and well-being reported by a group of people with long-term conditions.

Signposting solutions - Men's health

Here are some useful websites and resources that pharmacy staff can recommend to pharmacy customers.

The Romans had a word for it

Steve Ainsworth traces the origins of a term now in everyday parlance

Signposting to first aid

First aid is an essential life skill, but many people (including healthcare professionals) aren’t always confident enough to deal with injuries and minor emergencies.

Animal magic

With April being ‘National Pet Month’, this is the ideal time to get the local independent pharmacy recognised as a pet health destination

Indispensable progress

A summary of North-East London LPC’s High Street Clinic model of pharmacy care

A Guide to Change Management: embedding change

This CPD module is about embedding change. It explains the importance of embedding a change ethos

Oxygen: life and death

The story of Joseph Priestley, the man who discovered oxygen

Brexit briefing

Gareth Jones considers further issues around Brexit

A Guide to Change Management: delivery and review

This CPD module is about delivery and review. It explains the importance of measuring and monitoring success.

A Guide to Change Management: capability and capacity planning

This module focuses on capability and capacity planning. It explains how to get the best out of your workforce.

A Guide to Change Management: Preparing for action

This CPD module is about preparing for action. It explains how to develop and put into practice a vision of your business journey.

A Guide to Change Management: preparing for change

This module looks at how pharmacists can prepare for the rapidly changing landscape around them.

A Guide to Change Management: Context for Change

This is the first in a series of articles about why and how independent pharmacists can adapt to the rapidly changing landscape around them.

Understanding competition law

Pharmacy lawyer Richard Hough explains how competition rules affect community pharmacy

Dispensing errors: reducing the risks

Gary Choo, Numark’s head of information services, explains how to minimise the risks associated with dispensing errors

Understanding the law around drugs and driving

Pharmacy law practitioner Richard Hough explains the implications of legislation around drugs and driving

Understanding the Data Protection Act

Pharmacy Law practitioner Richard Hough explains how to avoid common pitfalls of the Data Protection Act
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