‘Blockbuster’ services and dispensary revolution will help industry: Annabel

Getting out of the dispensary to interact with patients, specializing in “blockbuster” services and seeking to invest in S2 and S3 medicines are promising strategies to revitalise the community pharmacy profession, a pharmacy business expert believes.

In a series of presentations at the PSA’s Offshore Refresher Conference in Washington DC and New York City, founding partner of JR Pharmacy Services Bruce Annabel told delegates that pharmacists needed to be different to the past, in order to survive the current business climate.

Falling retail sales and flat customer number growth over