How to make sure patients take their medicine

Medication adherence is one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century, with up to half of all medicines prescribed for long-term conditions not taken as intended

Dispensing should not be a pharmacist’s only task

Technologies such as smart dispensing robots are delivering increased speed, accuracy and security as well as freeing up pharmacists to offer health advice to patients

Community pharmacies matter, here’s why

The NHS has a chronic access problem, and too often there are long waits for advice and treatment

Being comfortable with safety and emergency care

At first you may enjoy the thought of luxurious robes, toiletries and an in-room fridge when choosing private maternity care, but most mums-to-be will more realistically be concerned about safety, writes Victoria Lambert

Familiar, trusted faces when you need them

Victoria Lambert explains the nature of private maternity and describes what a mum-to-be can expect