Meeting the standards

The GPhC recently unveiled new standards for pharmacy technician training. But what are they, why are they being implemented and how will it all work?

How can pharmacy work more closely with the NHS?

As community pharmacy continues to strive for equal footing with other primary care professions, where do those outside the pharmacy sector think the profession should be aiming?

Dial 111 for advice from community pharmacy

Can the NHS Community Pharmacy Referral Service pilot propel community pharmacy forward?

CPPE: Places on leaders’ programme

CPPE is collaborating with the NHS Leadership Academy to offer places on the Mary Seacole Leadership Programme

The possibilities are endless

Oliver Jones proves that the skills of a pharmacy technician don’t have to be confined to the four walls of a pharmacy. In fact, his diverse job portfolio suggests that the possibilities are endless.

Case study: The healthy living journey

How healthy living status has helped one pharmacy meet local health needs

HLPs: Taking the next steps

Community pharmacies must build on their HLP accreditation and not just see it as an end in itself

A virtual GP surgery within a pharmacy

A pharmacist from Cambridge explains why he has opened a virtual GP surgery in his consulting room

Case study: E-commerce innovation

In this In Business case study, Mitesh explains how the North London pharmacy’s online offering has gone from strength to strength and how the business has benefited from partnerships with third parties such as Tesco and Amazon

Communication skills

This bite-sized learning module considers the skills required for effective communication.

From retail to RoE

For former RoE Awards finalist Richard Stephenson, being named Highly Commended in the 2014 Retail Skills category opened lots of doors and boosted his flourishing career.

Be dementia friendly

With the prevalence of dementia in the UK set to rise, there's a lot being done across the UK to support people with the condition, as well as their carers.

Getting to grips with the 'new' CPD

The GPhC is asking for views on its proposed changes to CPD as it moves towards revalidation

New EC guidance explained

Guidance on emergency contraception has been updated, so what are the changes and how will they affect pharmacy services?

Learning disabilities: part four

This module is the fourth in our CPPE series about learning disabilities.

Learning disabilities: part three

This module is the third in our CPPE series about learning disabilities.

Learning disabilities: part two

This module is the second in our CPPE series about learning disabilities.

Learning disabilities: part one

This module is the first in our CPPE series about learning disabilities.

Health champions: a key role in the success of HLP

With the introduction of Quality Payments in April, Healthy Living Pharmacies and health champions are once again in the spotlight.

Making a difference in the community

While the basics remain the same, Sally Watson relishes the fact that every day in pharmacy brings fresh challenges and surprises.
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Challenges of Pharmacy in Malaysia

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Absentee Election Nomination

Members unable to attend the Executive elections on 8th April who wish to run for a position on the BPSA Executive 2018-...


Clinical governance deadlines: PSNC answers your questions

PSNC’s director of operations and support, Gordon Hockey, answers your questions about the upcoming clinical gover...

NHS 111 scheme directs over 1,200 patients to pharmacy

Minor illness referral scheme in the north east shows very promising results for December


This CPPE module is about antibacterials.