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Keeping off the pounds

How can community pharmacists help people maintain a healthy weight and eat healthy? 

Health Watch

The latest clinical news from around the world.

Paracetamol hit by coronavirus price hikes

Pharmacy contractors are reporting that wholesaler prices for paracetamol have risen substantially in recent weeks.

Community pharmacies to receive facemasks

Chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge has told community pharmacies they are to receive facemasks.

Can community pharmacists write business cases for PCNs?

NPA board member Reena Barai questions whether community pharmacists can write primary care network business cases. 

NPA Essential: March 2020

This month's news from the National Pharmacy Association.

97% of pharmacists expect work pressures to increase

Ninety-seven per cent of pharmacists taking part in a recent survey said they expected to come under greater pressure in 2020.

Pharmacy ‘getting hand gel requests every six minutes’

Pharmacies throughout the UK have seen a huge spike in demand for hand sanitiser in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Interview: Reena Barai

Do independent pharmacists have the skills to succeed in primary care networks, asks NPA board member Reena Barai.

CPD module: Medicated skincare

We look at common skin conditions that are characterised by spots and blemishes and self-care management options.

NHS Parliamentary Awards open for entries

MPs can nominate teams or individuals for an award in 10 categories until May 1.

PDA: 300 pharmacists have joined NAWP since its relaunch

The PDA says over 300 pharmacists have joined the National Association of Women Pharmacists since its relaunch.

OTC casebook: Colic

We examine colic, its main signs and symptoms and its physiological and anatomical causes.

Patients urged to return adrenaline pens to pharmacies

Patients have been urged to return Emerade 150-microgram adrenaline pens to their pharmacy over safety concerns. 

Wholesalers hold supplies of cannabis-based drugs after import change

Pharmacy wholesalers can now hold supplies of cannabis-based medicines for future use by patients.

'False fears' prevent smokers using e-cigarettes to quit

Vaping prevalence in England has remained stable since 2014.

£10m worth of erectile dysfunction drugs seized in 2019

Unlicensed ED pills worth more than £10 million were seized in the UK in 2019.

Coronavirus hits Indian drug exports

India has ordered an export ban on 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations made from them.

Digital interventions can play a role says NICE

Digital tools should be offered in addition to existing health services, not as a replacement, says NICE

Four companies fined £3.4m in CMA nortriptyline probe

Wholesaler Lexon (UK) has been fined although it denies any infringement.

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