Pharmacies need to become health destinations: Annabel

Pharmacists need to focus on creating a health service environment, with highly skilled staff and unique services if they want to boost their business, says Bruce Annabel, founding partner of JR Pharmacy Services.

Speaking at APP 2014, Mr Annabel said that in light of declining retail profits, pharmacies needed to highlight their role as health destinations, and focus on improving the quality and range of services available.

Mr Annabel said that pharmacists could provide "blockbuster condition treatment", retailing products that cannot be sold in supermarket