20 Pharmacy Technician Hacks to Make the Job Easier

Being a pharmacy technician can be tough. The nonstop customer service alone is enough to drive techs crazy. Drive-thrus can be nerve-grinding. Factor in all the other little annoyances that only pharmacy work can supply, and it really tests a tech’s patience. Given the upcoming changes in the pharmacy tech world, here are the Internet’s best pharmacy technician hacks, some …

Product and Container Label Changes May Cause Confusion

Statins reduce the risk of vascular events in people of all ages, although there is less evidence of this in people aged over 75 years than in younger patients, researchers have found. A meta-analysis published in The Lancet (online, 2 February 2019) found that, irrespective of age, statins reduced the risk of major vascular events by 21% per …

Pharmacists can play role in national cardiovascular disease campaign

New guidance from Public Health England says community pharmacists are in a prime position to detect early signs of cardiovascular disease. Source: Shutterstock.com The national campaign, comprising more than 40 health organisations, hopes to cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by 150,000 in 10 years with the help of community testing Community pharmacists …