The long-term trusting relationship with community pharmacy staff and the on-going reason to attend the pharmacy were key factors in this success.
Primary Care Networks (PCNs) were established almost exactly a year ago but have they always been a busted flush?
I’ll level with you. I get really nervous when healthcare professionals, start describing encounters online they have had with patients in practice.
I’m not for more regulation but I am in favour of effective regulation. Registrants deserve a regulator that is working well and engaged with the profession.
I’m appalled by the fact that community pharmacy teams don’t appear to have been included in the announcement of a £60,000 death in service benefit.
The pandemic community pharmacy delivery service is not worth the paper it’s written on.
I’ll level with you. I think the widespread use of volunteers to deliver medicines to shielded patients poses significant risks on a number of fronts.
This last fortnight has without a doubt been some of the hardest I’ve ever experienced in pharmacy.
Once again, these green shoots and genuine leadership are emerging from Scotland.
If we, as pharmacists, don’t fully understand our identity – which I think we don’t – then we should not be surprised when the general public doesn’t either.