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Home and dry

When working within a care home, do you understand the CQC inspection process? Hilary Cunningham, information pharmacist at Numark, explains how you can get it right.

Getting a head start

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

Living on burrowed time

There have been some testing times for rabbits, finds Steve Ainsworth.

Signposting Solutions: Travel Health

Scott Banks tracks down a few key websites and resources that pharmacy staff can confidently recommend. 

Keeping those new year resolutions

It’s that time of year when customers will be vowing to make some changes. Many will focus on alcohol, exercise, weight loss and smoking cessation.

Flu to form

Steve Ainsworth gives a timely reminder on just how dangerous flu can be.

Fake news gets real

The profession needs to look to February 2019 in order to prepare fully for the implementation of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).

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

A Guide to Change Management: embedding change

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

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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