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The RPS has recently undertaken its biggest campaign at the Westminster political party conferences, engaging with politicians and other stakeholders. In the image, Jane Ellison, Sibby Buckle, Lord Adebowale and Daniel Mortimer

RPS getting involved at the UK political party conferences

Royal Pharmaceutical Society representatives provide a round-up of pharmacy highlights at the political party conferences this year.

Artist Damien Hirst intends to open a new restaurant called “pharmacy2” in London in 2016 after he faced legal difficulties with his first “Pharmacy” restaurant, which opened in 1998. In the image, a picture of Pharmacy Bar and Restaurant in Notting Hill

Damien Hirst, Pharmacy and the 1968 Medicines Act

Artist Damien Hirst intends to open a new restaurant called “pharmacy2” in London in 2016. Szu Wong recalls the legal difficulties he ran into with his first “Pharmacy” restaurant, which he opened in 1998.

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The European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Last defence dam in antimicrobial resistance

Around 25,000 people die in the European Union each year from infections resistant to antibiotics. Third-generation cephalosporins are often useless against common bacteria like Escherichia coli, and fluoroquinolones are no longer the treatment of choice for gonorrhoea because resistance has become widespread.The European Antibiotic Awareness Day takes place on 18 November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and the importance of prudent antibiotic use. Here you can find our coverage of this important ussue.

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British National Formulary, 70th edition

Up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, administering medicines and current best practice relating to the uses of medicines, as well as legal and professional guidelines.

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