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Older People's Health

118 results found for: Older people's health

Reduced activity during lockdown could mean more falls in the elderly

Reduced strength and balancing activity could increase risk of falls in older people by over 6 per cent

Senior health

Community pharmacists’ roles in supporting older people has changed drastically in the last 10 years.

Age UK urges Government action on polypharmacy

Age UK warns that inappropriate polypharmacy is jeopardising the health and safety of older people. 

Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

One in 10 patients on repeats regularly run out of medicine

One in 10 patients on repeat scripts consistently run out of medicine and go to A&E 

First pharmacy fully FMD compliant, claims NPA

NPA claims one of its member pharmacies is first in UK to become fully compliant with FMD.

NHSE extends list of products not to be prescribed

Consultation opened on plans to extend list of products that should not be routinely prescribed.

CPNI slams government with cash-strapped pharmacy on brink

The community pharmacy network in Northern Ireland is on the brink of collapse as pharmacies across the country fail to pay their bills and suppliers and wholesalers warn the supply of medicines to patients “will grind to a halt” as a result.

Pharmacies in N. Ireland get £11m cash boost

The community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland has been handed more than £11 million in additional funding over the next 16 months.

Supreme Court decision on pregabalin "a relief" says NPA

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has described the Supreme Court’s decision to reject Pfizer’s claim that only its branded drug pregabalin should be prescribed and dispensed for pain including central and peripheral neuropathic pain as a “relief.”

Former Alliance man named first independent HDA chair

Former Alliance man named first independent HDA chair

Majority support unannounced inspections and publication of reports

A consultation on the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) proposed approach to its regulation of registered pharmacies in the UK revealed large support among stakeholders for unannounced inspections and online publication of pharmacy inspection reports.

Second Boots union ballot confirmed for February

Second ballot to determine pharmacists’ union representation at Boots confirmed for February

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role  

CPD MODULE: LISTEN UP

Alan Nathan provides some sound advice when it comes to dealing with ear problems.  

Pharmacy Product of the Year 2020

Our annual PPOY Awards are voted for by readers in recognition of OTC product development, training services and innovation.

GPhC consults on renewal fees

It is the first time the regulatory body has proposed an increase in fees since 2015.

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

CPD MODULE: DECREASING DIABETES RISKS

Charles Gladwin reviews recent developments around limiting the risks of diabetes particularly through diet and blood glucose monitoring.

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