Having worked as assistant editor of Clinical Pharmacist from 2007 to 2010, Gareth returned to practice as a hospital pharmacist in the Wirral, Merseyside. He works partly in medicines management — specifically focusing on homecare and high cost drugs — and provides a clinical pharmacy service to a range of medical wards. He is The Pharmaceutical Journal's Wales correspondent. He also works as a freelance writer and editor for the Primary Care Pharmacists Association.
What pharmacy trainees can expect from a preregistration year in the pharmaceutical industrySubscription
Gareth Malson explores the opportunities available in the pharmaceutical industry for preregistration trainees, and how they can secure placements in the sector.
The government, the NHS and health bodies should revise the indicators used to compare how different prescribers and organisations use medicines, says a report by the Welsh Audit Office.
A pilot project trialling a barcoding system for dispensed medicines administered in care homes in Wales has shown that the system saves staff time, improves patient safety and reduces medicines waste.
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