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Interview: Jeremy Main

The Healthcare Distribution Association's first independent chair wants to give the organisation a vibrant voice.

Philip Galt joins NPA board

Galt is MD and Superintendent Pharmacist of Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy.

Independent Pharmacy Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners have been announced at a celebratory luncheon at the House of Commons. 

Perrigo’s Neil Lister appointed PAGB president

The managing director UK and Ireland at Perrigo has been appointed as the new president of the PAGB.

Alliance Healthcare UK raises £13,000 for charity

A team of 15 travelled over 60 miles by kayak in aid of Breast Cancer Care.

Community pharmacist takes reins at FIP

Switzerland’s Dominique Jordan has been elected as president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation.

Ravi Sharma joins RPS as Director for England

Ravi Sharma has been appointed as the new RPS Director of England.

Lest we forget

Steve Ainsworth remembers Olive Crooke, a remarkable Irish pharmacist who served during the First World War.

Youngest ever member voted onto RPS board

Independent community pharmacist Thorrun Govind has become the youngest ever member to be elected to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's English Pharmacy Board.

Nitin Sodha elected new chair at NPA

Sodha was first elected to the board in 2007 and has been vice-chair since 2014.

Clarke reappointed as GPhC chair

Clarke has served as chair since March 2014 and will serve another four years.

New contributing editor joins ICP

New ICP recruit Patrick Grice, former editor of C+D, shares his thoughts on the way ahead for community pharmacy.

Local Hero - Making a difference

Alphega Pharmacy UK member, Sally Arnison, from Barnton Pharmacy in Edinburgh, has been awarded an MBE for her service to healthcare and her local community.

Fraud prevention chief moves to head PSNC

Simon Dukes will take over from the current PSNC chief executive, Sue Sharpe, in May 2018.

Luigi Martini joins RPS as chief scientist

The RPS says he will make a significant contribution to the work of the professional body.

Going the distance

Khalid Ahmed set up the award-winning yourukpharmacy.co.uk just over two years ago. He’s a huge believer in community pharmacy, so why did he opt for the distance selling route? He speaks to Liz Jones

Lights, camera, pharmacy!

Determined to get the role and expertise of community pharmacy recognised – and better understood – Abraham Khodadi has enlisted the power of his camera and the internet.

Jeremy Meader to take reins at Numark

Meader is currently sales director of Phoenix UK.

Cormac Tobin steps down at Celesio

The news follows hot on the heels of last week's LloydsPharmacy closures announcement.

Independent Pharmacy Awards 2017 winners revealed

Rose Marie Parr, chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, presented the five prestigious awards.

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The best-laid plans

Our correspondent wonders if the ‘10-year Plan’ will offer any new solutions.



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