Positive Solutions Blogs

2 05, 2018

How clinical pharmacy services can be improved by dispensary automation

By | 2018-05-24T14:00:26+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|blog, news|0 Comments

With an ever-aging population and rising co-morbidities, prescription volume is increasing year on year. Pharmacies need to evolve and automation in the dispensing process will become inevitable.   Whilst high-end automation and robotics are particularly useful for high-volume pharmacy chains, what could this technology mean for the rest of community pharmacy?   Whether managing MDS [...]

29 03, 2018

Scottish Pharmacist Awards 2018

By | 2018-03-29T09:07:25+00:00 March 29th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Congratulations to all the brilliant winners of the 2018 Scottish Pharmacist Awards, which were this year dominated by Positive Solutions customers. This included Davidsons Chemists and Deans Pharmacy who walked off with two awards each, as well as worthy winners Barnton Pharmacy & Travel Clinic and Right Medicine Pharmacy. Scottish Pharmacy is a hugely important [...]

2 03, 2018

Running an effective flu vaccination service: the role of community pharmacists

By | 2018-04-06T12:38:38+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|blog|0 Comments

With Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England planning already underway for the 2018-19 flu season, Community Pharmacies should already be thinking about their own seasonal vaccination campaigns. The sector achieved a significant milestone in 2017 with the delivery of more than 1 million vaccinations, surpassing the previous year’s figures which mean all [...]

22 02, 2018

Ensuring effective temperature control for cold chain storage with StockGuard

By | 2018-04-06T12:38:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Healthcare professionals have a duty to supply medicines that are fit for their intended purpose and patients are entitled to receive them in the same condition. Hence the statutory requirement that any pharmacy ensures its medicines stock is stored under suitable conditions at all times. With the launch of their new StockGuard product for fridge [...]

8 02, 2018

Positive Solutions eLearning – What happens next?

By | 2018-03-02T11:30:15+00:00 February 8th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Positive Solutions eLearning is now live and full of information specifically designed to support your team in: Getting more value out of your Analyst PMR Maximising your pharmacy business As a user you will benefit from direct online access to an extensive portfolio of quick reference Video Tutorials and Master Classes that includes: Online learning [...]

5 01, 2018

Enhance your pharmacy team’s knowledge of Analyst PMR with our new eLearning Platform

By | 2018-02-22T10:53:12+00:00 January 5th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

After conducting consultations and discussions with our customers, we learned that they wanted more help in educating their staff on how to get the most out of their Analyst PMR systems. Following this, we are proud to announce the launch of our new Positive eLearning Platform.  This is the latest innovation from Positive Solutions to [...]

15 12, 2017

Using technology to deliver patient-centric pharmacy services

By | 2018-04-06T12:38:38+00:00 December 15th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

This week, the popular children’s cartoon series Peppa Pig was blamed for piling pressure on GPs. In an article that appeared in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Dr Catherine Bell suggested that the character of Dr Brown Bear, who regular attends to the ailments of the Pig family, is guilty of encouraging unrealistic expectations of [...]

21 11, 2017

Black Friday Deals from Positive Solutions

By | 2018-04-06T12:38:39+00:00 November 21st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

With just days to go until Black Friday 2017 we’re delighted to announce some superb offers for our customers which could help you save 50% or more on selected Positive Solutions products and services:   Upgrade your PMR or EPoS to Analyst IPS and save 50%* Analyst IPS combines Analyst EPoS and Analyst PMR to [...]

14 11, 2017

Supporting pharmacy development through Local Pharmaceutical Committees

By | 2018-04-06T12:38:39+00:00 November 14th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Positive Solutions were proud to be an exhibitor at the LIPCO CPD event for all independent pharmacies in Leicestershire and Rutland on the 7th November. The event was held at the Peepul Centre in Leicester City, with the specific purpose of updating pharmacy contractors on the latest developments of the Quality Payments System with specific [...]

12 10, 2017

The Pharmacy Show 2017 – view from the floor

By | 2017-10-12T15:48:25+00:00 October 12th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

We are pleased to say that we had a great couple of days supporting our automation partners Willach Pharmacy Solutions and BD Rowa Technologies at this year’s Pharmacy Show at Birmingham NEC. The annual event is the largest national conference and exhibition for the community pharmacy sector; over 8500 delegates are thought to have attended [...]

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