Mark Burdon is an independent community pharmacy contractor and chairman of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee’s resource development and finance subcommittee.
Tribute to Maurice Peston Subscription
I was never fortunate enough to meet Maurice Peston, but his legacy is remarkable and fascinating. During my research I have spoken to a number of people associated with our profession who knew and worked closely with Maurice, but I am still unclear exactly how his association with pharmacy began. The most plausible explanation is that during the commissioning of the inveterate Nuffield report in the early 1980s, a distinguished economist was sought. That guru was Maurice Peston, a mac
Reports that the chief pharmaceutical officer in England made inaccurate claims to the All-Party Pharmacy Group regarding dispensing error rates and hub-and-spoke dispensing is deeply worrying. The General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) ‘Standards of conduct, ethics and performance’ states that registrants should “be accurate and impartial when you teach and when you provide or publish information. Do not mislead or make claims that you have no evidence for or cannot justify”. Not onl
As NHS England officially calls community pharmacies to action to help decide what their future should look like, Mark Burdon gives the sector a SWOT analysis
‘Debranding’ of branded productsSubscription