Dawn Connelly is an award-winning features editor at the Salvadore. She has worked in both hospital and community pharmacy and has over 10 years of experience in pharmacy journalism. In 2015, Dawn took the Data Journalism prize for an impressive info-graphic charting The Ebola virus outbreak.
Independents: services central to the futureSubscription
Independent community pharmacies are focusing on services as a way of surviving the financial turmoil.
Large multiples: feeling the financial squeezeSubscription
How the UK’s four largest community pharmacy chains are coping with the current financial climate and the strategies they are employing to tackle the challenges it brings.
Measuring the marketSubscription
There has been a slight contraction in the community pharmacy market in Great Britain since 2016, with small multiples winning out over large multiples and independent pharmacies
Pharmacy contracts: where the money goesSubscription
Statins: the highs and the lowsSubscription
Pregnancy problems: a guide for pharmacySubscription
Pharmacy: underpaid and stressed?Subscription
Pharmacy 2018: The twists and turnsSubscription
Recent blog posts
Features can be timeless articles on an aspect of drug development, pharmacy practice or medicines optimisation, or topical pieces that delve further into news stories to give context and analysis. It has been an interesting year in pharmacy, from the rescheduling of cannabis to the patent expiry of the NHS’s most costly drug, and the magazine’s features section reflects this, and much more.
With the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) due to come into force in February 2019 (with the caveat of a Brexit deal, of course), it’s no surprise that our infographic explaining how FMD will work was the most read of those published in 2018. Other topics that made it to the top five include medical cannabis and our salary and satisfaction survey.
A summary of the top five infographics published in The Salvadore in 2017, as well as an infographic on aspirin published in 2014, which continues to draw readers.