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Joy Wingfield

Joy Wingfield is honorary professor of law and ethics at the University of Nottingham

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  • Progress with rebalancing medicines legislation programme is unacceptably slowSubscription

    13 JAN 2017

    The snail-like progress of the rebalancing medicines legislation programme continues to amaze me. In June 2014, an expert report on the programme’s impact on hospital pharmacy was completed but only uploaded onto the programme website in November 2016. It contains some radical but eminently sensible recommendations, notably ruling out the need for hospital pharmacy departments to be registered and amending the law to introduce a new statutory role of hospital chief pharmacist, which mi

  • A new ruling by the UK Supreme Court now means patients must be given information tailored to their own needs before consent is obtained. In the image, a patient discusses her consent form with a nurse

    Patient consent in the UKSubscription

    9 JUL 2015

    A ruling by the UK Supreme Court means patients must be given information tailored to their own needs before consent is obtained.

  • Cogs for opinion article on community pharmacy and delegation

    Pharmacists should delegate without fearSubscription

    PJ, 26 July/2 August 2014, Vol 293, No 7820/1Comments (1)

    Unless barriers to delegation are removed, community pharmacists will be unable to fulfil their expanding role.

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