Learning

A scan for all seasons

FMD is going to require pharmacists to overhaul their scanning processes but there’s no need to panic just yet, says Matthew Chapman.

What’s up with WhatsApp?

Saam Ali hails what he considers to be a real game changer for businesses.

Ensuring your flu service goes viral

Saam Ali explores the different ways you can spread the word about your flu vaccination service.

Taking data into account

Staying on top of data is always a major challenge for a small business, but help is at hand, says Matthew Chapman.

It’s not all bad news...

October is National Cholesterol Month and presents a good opportunity to remind customers about the importance of this organic compound.

Wearing well

Saam Ali argues that digital medicine should be fully involved in everyday pharmacy practice.

Plain selling

In the second part of Richard Hough’s examination of the issues commonly encountered during pharmacy transactions, he focuses on the sales process.

Scanning a new horizon?

Love it or loathe it, the QR code is back and could bring some surprising new benefits.

Making the first move

Richard Hough offers a checklist for those thinking of taking the plunge to purchase.

Delivering the goods

Mobile app-based services could transform your delivery service, says Matthew Chapman.

Going it alone

How do you get your foot on the ownership ladder? Jassi Sunner, senior business agent – medical at Christie & Co, provides some pointers

Prep for flu success

Emma Charlesworth, head of marketing at Numark, outlines your eight-week marketing plan for a high profit flu season.

Be the game changer

Deborah Evans is on a mission to mentor women in pharmacy through a new Facebook group, which already boasts close to 6,000 members

Amazing AI

AI need not be the sole preserve of tech giants. Small businesses including pharmacies can benefit from it too, says Matthew Chapman.

Cash no longer king

The days of clunky point-of-sale terminals are over and significant advances in contactless and mobile technology is revolutionising old methods of doing business, finds Matthew Chapman.

Well, it’s a start...

New dispensing error legislation is a step forward in protecting pharmacists but is no panacea, says Richard Hough.

Sitting in judgement

Richard Hough considers the recent case of Dr Bawa-Garba and the Government’s review into the charge of gross negligence manslaughter.

Better safe than sorry

Cyber security is an increasingly vital consideration for any business but the impending implementation of GDPR should place it at the top of the agenda, says Matthew Chapman.

Reform or be damned?

Richard Hough explores the mooted reforms to professional regulation.

Do the right thing!

Investing in digital learning can help to maximise team efficiencies, says Mukesh Lad
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Numark believes the platform will revolutionise the way its members access and use NHS data.

'Crucial for health leaders to engage with pharmacy', says RPS

RPS England has called on the NHS to make the most of pharmacy to support patient care.

Opinion

Up in smoke

Scott Banks looks into a few websites that pharmacy staff can recommend to customers looking to kick the habit.

Popular Features

A game of cat and mouse?

Our correspondent wonders what the implications of the consultation on the role of the responsible pharmacist will be.

Down in the mouth

How can community pharmacies help improve the nation’s oral health, asks Victoria Goldman

Getting a head start

Scott Banks sources some key websites for headache and migraine sufferers.



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