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David Bearman

MRPharmS, Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee Chairman, and Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Professional Network lead English Pharmacy Board Election Candidate Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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  • Excess of pharmacists — not in south west England Subscription

    25 AUG 2015Comments (2)

    It is strange to us in the south west to hear the constant commentary on the woes of pharmacist oversupply. You see, we have the opposite challenge and the situation gets worse the further along the peninsular you travel. This is particularly problematic because pharmacists in the area are keen to improve their clinical skills and to take on innovative new roles — for example, many pharmacists are moving into GP practices — which stretches our already tight resources. Why are th

  • A key enabler of our futureSubscription

    PJ, 24/31 May 2014, Vol 292, No 7811/2

    There has been a lot of discussion about pharmacist access to the electronic patient record. This has been acknowledged by health secretary Jeremy Hunt and to date has focused on read-only access to summary care records. This is to be applauded as a first step but if pharmacists are to provide greater levels of care, such as managing long term conditions or being the first point of contact in managing common ailments, a limited information set will not be sufficient and we will need to

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    What primary care teams in Devon believe pharmacy can deliverSubscription

    16 APR 2014

    Clinical leaders from a range of professions were brought together by the Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee to lend their views to NHS England’s call to action

  • Seeking solutionsSubscription

    PJ, 10/17 May 2014, Vol 292, No 7809/10

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