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Lloyds Pharmacy Summer Placements 2018

Our paid 6 week summer placement will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your potential and gain hands-on experience working in a community or supermarket pharmacy setting.

Walking in a pharmacy wonderland

The stress of Christmas, cold, dark weather and festive frivolities can mean people are more susceptible to illness at this time of year, making them feel far from jolly, but pharmacy can help.

Advances in pharmacy innovation showcased in Wales

The importance of innovation in pharmacy practice is being explored today as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales hosts its annual Medicines Safety Conference.

Johnson & Johnson Competition

The Johnson & Johnson “Responding to Symptoms” Competition is now OPEN!

Ear problems: Sound advice

Ear problems are a common occurrence. Most children will experience at least one ear infection, while adults often have issues with hearing loss due to age or noise exposure

NHS budget plan disappoints

Many healthcare bodies were disappointed by Chancellor Philip Hammond's statement.

Cold comfort

Winter weather can play havoc with skin. Make sure you’re prepared for your customers’ skin problems with this expert advice on how to solve the top winter skin dilemmas.

Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million people estimated to still smoke in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard. So how can pharmacies reach these hardcore smokers?

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks for all working-age adults to tackle long-term disease.

Pharmacy gets green light to vaccinate care staff

Contractors can begin providing flu vaccinations to social care workers following the publication of an amended service specification and PGD

A virtual GP Surgery within a Pharmacy

A pharmacy operation manager at Fitzwilliam Pharmacy in Cambridge explains why he has opened a virtual GP surgery in his consulting room

Ear care

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on ear care.

Migraine sufferers at risk of MOS

Nearly 60 per cent of people with migraine are currently overusing pain relief medication, according to a new survey by Migraine Action in partnership with anti-migraine device Cefaly.

Scenario: BNF interactions update

An email about changes to the interactions section in the BNF has worried Vicki, the pharmacy technician...

Dealing with diabetes

Charles Gladwin looks at pharmacy’s public health role in diabetes and considers the opportunities around diabetes risk reduction and prevention.

September 2017 GPhC Registration Assessment Feedback

Our Graduate Officer, Beenish has written a report detailing feedback on the September 2017 registration assessment.

Dates for your diary: November-December

The festive period may be getting underway but that doesn’t mean health campaigns take a back seat and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies to get involved with in the coming weeks.

HLPs: taking the next step

As more and more pharmacies achieve their HLP accreditation through self-declaration, is it important they build on the concept and don’t just see it as an end in itself?

Dispensing error defence laid before parliament

The Order brings pharmacy in line with other healthcare professions.

Sleeping duty

Sleep problems in children can cause obesity, lower immunity, mental health issues and poor performance at school. So what can pharmacy do to help?
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Lloyds Pharmacy Summer Placements 2018

Our paid 6 week summer placement will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your potential and gain hands-on expe...

Advances in pharmacy innovation showcased in Wales

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