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The Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union (PDAU) has had its application to be recognised by Boots formally accepted by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), moving the union a step closer to representing pharmacists at the healthcare giant on issues such as pay, hours and working conditions. The latest development comes after CAC ruled to terminate the […]
Well Pharmacy has said it will invest £3.54 million to refurbish its pharmacies across the UK. The pharmacy chain will cover £1.25 million in refit costs for 18 pharmacies and another £450,000 for top-to-bottom refits for three pharmacies “in need of major renovations.” “It’s so important for the business to continue investing in our physical […]
The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has released the first of a series of chapters from a report on pharmacy technicians which it hopes will clarify their roles and capabilities. The report, ‘Pharmacy Technicians Report 2018 – community pharmacy skill mix and the current UK landscape’, attempts to draw clear distinctions between technicians and pharmacists amid […]
From ultra-pure Cornish sea waters, Living Sea Therapy, a new marine skincare brand, harnesses the restorative power of the ocean and bottles it to create a naturally sourced marine skincare range. Using sustainable hand harvesting methods and exclusive processes based on natural science, Living Sea Therapy features 14 products in three categories; Bath, Body, Hands […]
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LanesHealth has been working to relaunch the recognisable brand with refreshed packaging, website, POS and PR campaign. Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream has strong brand recognition amongst sportsmen and women as a trusted muscle pain remedy, offering symptomatic relief of muscular aches and stiffness. Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream is available in a handy 45g tube, ideal […]
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Christmas can be a troubling time for heartburn and indigestion sufferers, as some festive foods can trigger an attack. Market leading heartburn and indigestion brand Gaviscon has teamed up with culinary experts Great British Chefs to help consumers embrace the season and enjoy some delicious winter dishes, such as pot roast brisket with root vegetable […]
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The Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) has warned that the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) intention to reduce the number of inspection outcomes from four to two could erode confidence in the pharmacy profession. The regulator is keen to introduce two inspection outcomes – standards met and standards not all met as well as four possible findings […]
The Scottish Conservatives have launched a series of proposals to get community pharmacies playing a more prominent role in Scotland’s NHS. The party’s five-point plan, which they hope will address what it described as “a GP crisis in Scotland” marked by under-staffing and increasing demand, includes giving pharmacists access to patient records and the chance […]
A study has found the vast majority of patients with hypertension starting a new antihypertensive medication were supported by a community pharmacist without the need to be referred to a GP. Data from 131,419 patients, provided by the PSNC and recorded using the original PharmOutcomes system, was analysed by researchers who found a variety of […]
Multivitamins and minerals cannot lower the risk of cardiovascular disease according to research which looked at studies involving more than two million people. Researchers from the US analysed 18 trials published between January 1970 and August 2016 and found “no association” between multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements and cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease. “Our meta-analysis of […]