FRPharmS. RPS English Pharmacy Board chair. Chief Pharmacist for Derbyshire Mental Health Trust.
David Branford, member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) English Pharmacy Board, and Dolly Sud, specialist mental health pharmacist Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, explain the importance of the role of pharmacists in improving the physical well-being of patients with severe mental illness.
MURs and the NMS re-engineeredSubscription
In my election statement I called for the new medicine service (NMS) and medicines use reviews (MURs) to become universal components of more clinically orientated community pharmacy service. Despite the adverse publicity and claims of their use to achieve targets for remuneration, my stance is not that they need to be abandoned but they are re-engineered to take account of the changing situation in primary care. Issues include: pharmacists workload; the impact of the Health and Social Care Ac
Getting our priorities correctSubscription
English Pharmacy Board Chairman Dave Branford looks at the challenges of setting priorities in such a diverse profession as pharmacy.
A new clinical model for community pharmacySubscription
We need read-and-write access to patient recordsSubscription