Withybush Hospital Pharmacy Raises Money for Maggie’s

The WITHYBUSH Department of Pharmacy exceeded its goal by raising funds for the cancer charity Maggies. The Whitybush Hospital Pharmacy Department took up Maggies’ challenge to “take a dip a day in May” in an open water area to raise money for Maggie’s Swansea. The original target set by Maggies was £ 150 for everyone […]

Community pharmacy evolves to provide direct patient care

Collaboration with academic centers extends clinical services to help support health care goals. The community pharmacy is often the first place patients, residents and even future students of the profession meet a pharmacist. Pharmacists play a key role in communities across the country. More than 62,000 community pharmacies are the gateway to the profession.1 Almost […]

Over 90% of patients with lung disease say community pharmacy services are essential, survey finds

A Taskforce for Lung Health survey found that 95% of people living with lung disease in England who use community pharmacies saw pharmacy services as valuable, essential or something they “couldn’t live without”. The task force, a coalition of organizations including the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), Asthma UK and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, interviewed 2,100 […]

PQA and CPF Announce 2021 Community Pharmacy Quality Innovation Awards

The awards recognize an individual and community pharmacy for its innovative and pioneering practices. The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) today announced the recipients of the 2021 Community Pharmacy Quality Innovation Awards (CPIQ). The awards honor an individual and a community pharmacy, whose innovative practices have improved the quality of […]

Welsh Conservative Party makes new campaign pledge for community pharmacy contract

The Welsh Conservative Party has pledged to expand the role of community pharmacies in a new contract as part of its campaign manifesto. The commitment comes as Community Pharmacy Wales (CPW) continues to negotiate a new contractual framework with the Welsh government. The Conservative Party’s manifesto, which was released ahead of the Senedd election on […]

Flagler Health Department and Grace Community Pharmacy Team Up for More Personal Vaccination Campaign

Organized shelves, soft lighting, plant life and a cozy atmosphere are some of the few things that make Grace Community Pharmacy distinctive, like this: While Publix, Winn-Dixie, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart vaccinated for months, Grace was chosen by Flagler County Health Department will be the first community pharmacy vaccination site. She launched her Covid-19 vaccination […]

Hospital pharmacy could move to High Street

Kamsons Health & Beauty in Uckfield High Street which could become a pharmacy again. Kamsons Pharmacy is considering moving its pharmacy from Uckfield Community Hospital to High Street. Professional development director Mark Donaghy says the pharmacy has become very quiet, especially since the pandemic, as many patients have remote consultations rather than going to the […]

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Pharmacy Team – Nelson Star

As a student in the UBC pharmacy program over 20 years ago, Michael Conci worked at Vancouver General Hospital as a pharmacy technician student. It was his first experience working in a healthcare facility and it struck a chord, igniting a passion for working in a hospital setting. Growing up in Rossland and a lover […]

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Pharmacy Team – Trail Daily Times

As a student in the UBC pharmacy program over 20 years ago, Michael Conci worked at Vancouver General Hospital as a pharmacy technician student. It was his first experience working in a healthcare facility and it struck a chord, igniting a passion for working in a hospital setting. Growing up in Rossland and a lover […]

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Pharmacy Team – BC Local News

As a student in the UBC pharmacy program over 20 years ago, Michael Conci worked at Vancouver General Hospital as a pharmacy technician student. It was his first experience working in a healthcare facility and it struck a chord, igniting a passion for working in a hospital setting. Growing up in Rossland and a lover […]