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Community pharmacy, also known as retail pharmacy, is the most common type of pharmacy that allows the public access to their medications and advice about their health. Traditionally known as a chemist, it is the healthcare facility that is responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical service to a specific community group or region.
NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

Some pharmacists not adhering to therapeutic guidelines, QUT study finds

Some pharmacists not adhering to therapeutic guidelines, QUT study finds

Some pharmacists fail to adhere to therapeutic guidelines, highlights study

Some pharmacists fail to adhere to therapeutic guidelines, highlights study

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases

Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Molecular switches may control lifespan and healthspan separately, genetic discovery suggests

Molecular switches may control lifespan and healthspan separately, genetic discovery suggests

Research on increasing insulin’s shelf life may have significant implications for health care

Research on increasing insulin’s shelf life may have significant implications for health care

Homeless people are deprived of primary healthcare services, study finds

Homeless people are deprived of primary healthcare services, study finds

New virtual gaming platform developed for pharmacy education

New virtual gaming platform developed for pharmacy education

New app created to help people reduce exposure to anticholinergic medications

New app created to help people reduce exposure to anticholinergic medications

Did your health plan deny you care? Fight back.

Did your health plan deny you care? Fight back.

Even when HIV prevention drug is covered, other costs block treatment

Even when HIV prevention drug is covered, other costs block treatment

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Could the ACA really go away?

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Could the ACA really go away?

Team approach to care increases likelihood of surviving refractory cardiogenic shock

Team approach to care increases likelihood of surviving refractory cardiogenic shock

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

How to get a cheaper prescription before leaving the doctor’s office

How to get a cheaper prescription before leaving the doctor’s office

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says