April 17, 2015

Campaign encourages effective use of health services

A new version of the Right Route: Right Care campaign has been launched in a bid to promote awareness around when health concerns can be addressed in community pharmacy rather than A&E.   The… More

April 9, 2015

Rise in number of annual prescriptions

The Health and Social Care Information Centre has published data showing that 1.1 billion prescription items were dispensed in England in 2014, an increase of three per cent on 2013. The Net Ingredient… More

March 27, 2015

NPA joins forces with IPF

The National Pharmacy Association and the Independent Pharmacy Federation are to join forces, it has been announced, with a long-term plan of ’embedding the legacy’ of the IPF within the… More

March 17, 2015

Training key in product recommendations, says SMART Survey

The SMART Survey on OTC Medicines Training has revealed that one of the most important factors in product recommendation is training. The results of the survey were presented by Richard Thomas, editor… More

March 17, 2015

Call to position pharmacists in GP surgeries

Healthcare experts have said that pharmacists should see patients in general practice to help ease pressure on GPs. The new proposals outlined by the Royal College of General Practice (RCGP) and the… More

March 12, 2015

CIG Healthcare Partnership honoured at the 2015 OTC Marketing Awards

CIG Healthcare Partnership is pleased to announce that the Boots 30 Minute Tutor Training Programme once again earned the title of ‘Best OTC Pharmacy and Training Support Package’ at the… More