Author: pharmacybiz

Three pharmacy bodies have called on the government to allow pharmacy students access to the NHS learning support fund (LSF) currently available to students from other healthcare professions. Calling it “unjust”,... Read More

There is clear evidence that the majority of distance selling pharmacies are operating in breach of their NHS contracts, and a failure to properly regulate ‘pseudo’ distance selling pharmacies is... Read More

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has issued a new policy statement which encourages a “life-course” approach to vaccination by pharmacists. In the statement, published on September 27, FIP backed expansion of... Read More

Germany’s Boehringer Ingelheim said on Thursday (Aug 17) it would conduct three late-stage studies for its obesity drug candidate after it showed up to 19 per cent weight loss after... Read More

The National Health Service said that over 425,000 patients have utilised its new national online service to complete GP registration within its inaugural year. The GP surgery registration service, managed... Read More

Digestive issues such as constipation, dysphagia and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be precursors of Parkinson’s disease, according to research published in the journal Gut. Gastrointestinal symptoms are thought to precede... Read More

Preet Kaur Gill, Shadow Minister for Primary Care and Public Health, has paid a recent visit to a community pharmacy in Staffordshire to personally experience the services it provides to... Read More

British pharmacy chain Superdrug has announced plans to cease the sale of disposable vapes in all its UK and Ireland stores, citing the environmental impact caused by its disposal and... Read More

Pharmacists on the temporary register will be automatically removed on April 1, unless they have applied to rejoin the permanent register, the General Pharmaceutical Council has said. The government asked the... Read More

Men can now have their blood pressure checked while visiting a barbershop. The NHS is extending its blood pressure screening services to different local venues, including barbershops, mosques, and pharmacies.... Read More