Should pharmacies play a bigger role in healthcare?

They could offer more support for deprived areas A recent study by Durham University has suggested that pharmacies should be providing a wider range of health services because of their influential reach into local communities. The researchers revealed that 89% of the English population live within a 20 minute walk of a nearby pharmacy, however […]

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Long term condition patients cause 70% of NHS spending

Two-thirds of A&E visits linked to long term condition patients MP’s have spoken out about their fear for how long term conditions are managed by the NHS, saying that cutting back on hospital services before community care plans are fully in place will be a “recipe for disaster”.  Long term conditions, such as diabetes, currently account […]

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