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Careplus Technology Proven to increase Efficiency in Care Homes
Researchers at Cardiff University, have found that our Well Careplus medicine management service, helps care home staff to spend an additional 65 hours each month on resident care, by reducing administration tasks relating to medicines management in Care Homes.
Well Careplus Recognised with Top Awards
The Technology used by national care home medicines service, Well Careplus, has received the accolade for ‘Improving Care with Technology’ at the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2016, and Innovation in Service Delivery’ at the Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2016.
Well scales new heights and raises £25,000 for the British heart Foundation
Colleagues at Well, the pharmacy chain HQ based in Castlefield, Manchester, are still feeling on top of the world after completing the epic Three Peaks Challenge, raising more than £25,000 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF)
Top tips for staying safe in the sun
Did you know that two thirds of Brits believe that sun cream will not help to reduce the likelihood of getting skin cancer, and that less than half of Brits use sun cream on hot days?
Well launches a new local pharmacy experience like no other
Well, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy, is set to change the way consumers think about local pharmacies forever by introducing a radical new retail concept.
Well Pharmacy Staff Receive Pay Boost Above National Living Wage
As the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, at Well we are increasing pay for thousands of our staff, with many receiving a rise of up to 10 per cent.
Lifesaving Heart Campaign on the Beat with Pharmacy Support
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) joined Well Pharmacy employees at their Castlefield offices in Manchester to celebrate receiving £2,000 in support for the charity’s ‘Nation of Lifesavers’ campaign.
Wellpad good for residents safety
Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Study reveals that 'WellPad' eradicates 21 of 23 common mistakes in medicine management in care homes
Pharmacy Celebrates Multiple Award Nominations
It was announced today that we have been shortlisted for three awards at this year's prestigious Chemist and Druggist Awards.
Zameer Choudrey receives CBE from Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales
Tuesday 23 February 2016
Mr Zameer Choudrey officially received his investiture as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday 19th February from His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
New Partnership Brings Real-Time Tracking to Pharmacy Fleet
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Well Pharmacy, has partnered with telematics service provider, Airmax Remote, to launch live in-vehicle information across its fleet.
Nasrin Neela 'an inspiration to others', after overcoming adversity
Thursday 21st January 2016
Well pharmacy team member, Nasrin Neela from Burslem, recently won the Rising Star category at The Prince’s Trust and Samsung’s Celebrate Success awards.
It's not too late to get your flu jab
Tuesday 5th January 2016
Healthcare development manager Racael Sharples, urges people to get their flu jab before temperatures plummet.
Bestway Chief Executive, Zameer Choudrey awarded MBE by the Queen
Monday 4th January 2016
Mr Choudrey, Chief Executive of the Best way Group was awarded his CBE as part of the 2016 New Year Honours List.
Leading online pharmacy chain struggling to deliver medicines this winter
Thursday 24th November
Leading online pharmacy chain Pharmacy2U, stated that they will be unable to deliver patient medication until week commencing 11 January 2016.
Keele University partners with Well Pharmacy to open new training facility
Tuesday 8th December
Today, 8 December 2015, the Keele University School of Pharmacy officially opens its state-of-the-art pharmacy practice suite, helping the University produce the next generation of pharmacists.
John Nuttall, CEO of Well Pharmacy, calls for greater awareness of flu jab availability
Monday 9th November 2015
More needs to be done to raise awareness about the availability of flu jabs in pharmacies, after figures his week suggested the flu virus was a major cause of excess deaths last winter says John Nuttall.
Football’s Top Managers Get Their Flu Jabs Before Deadline Day
Friday 9th October
Four of football’s top over-65 managers turned up to Well Pharmacy for a free flu jab to make sure they weren’t left feeling sick as parrots this winter.
Well Pharmacy sails in to provide meds needed for charity Atlantic Ocean challenge
Monday 19th October 2015
Well Pharmacy Garstang has provided the medication needed for a plucky local pair to take on 3,000 miles charity row