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Pharmacy Covid funding petition passes 40,000 signatures

A petition urging the government to cover costs incurred by pharmacies during Covid-19 is gathering pace.

DHSC announces second wave of December concessions

The DHSC has today announced the second wave of price concessions for December.

Pharmacy mole scanning services ‘relieve GP pressure’

Community pharmacy mole scanning services can help identify cases of melanoma and relieve pressure on other parts of the health service, a study finds.

Jakemans - creating confectionery for over 100 years

Jakemans will be on air this 2020/2021 season with a national TV campaign.

Panadol launches new packaging design

Panadol is revamping its look with a new, contemporary packaging design across its range.

Bio-Kult Infantis

Bio-Kult Infantis is an advanced multi-strain live bacteria formulation for babies. 

Herpotherm those cold sores

Herpotherm is an innova tive device used to treat and prevent cold sores.

Dandruff relief

Nizoral Dandruff Shampoo contains 2 per cent ketoconazole, an anti-fungal ingredient.

Bring balance to mealtimes with EatEnjoy

EatEnjoy Balance features a blend of 13 different enzymes. 

Care reclassifies its senna products

Care has reclassified its senna products in response to updated MHRA guidance.

Pyrocalm offers relief from heartburn

Omeprazole 20mg, the active ingredient in Pyrocalm, is also available on prescription.

Bio-Kult – keeping the microbiome healthy

Bio-Kult is a scientifically developed, advanced multistrain formulation.

Pharmacists 'can tackle vaccine concerns among BAME patients'

Sandra Gidley says pharmacists have “enormous role” in giving patients confidence to take Covid-19 vaccines.

Community pharmacists prescribe Covid vaccine in Kent

Community pharmacists in Kent have been prescribing the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to health workers in the area at the request of their local CCG.

Nurses and psychiatrists lack training to help patients quit smoking

Mental health nurses and psychiatrists are not being trained adequately to help patients give up smoking, says a charity.   

Lateral flow antigen tests being rolled out for pharmacy staff

Patient-facing staff will be asked to test twice-weekly and report results through an online platform.

GPhC will help all existing pharmacists become prescribers

The GPhC says it will take steps from 2021 onwards to support all pharmacists who are already on the register to train as independent prescribers.

One in five women in England may have an eating disorder

Almost one in five women in England may have an eating disorder according to a study.

Numark video hails pharmacy successes during Covid-19

Numark has produced a short film depicting their member pharmacies' successes during the pandemic.

AAH axes pharmacy surcharges following critical NPA report

AAH says it will stop surcharges following a report that shed light on the problems they were causing.   

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