Matthew was the Executive Editor of the journal. He began his career as a clinical pharmacist, specialising in paediatrics, before moving into journalism as a news and feature writer for The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2006. Matthew oversaw the relaunch of the monthly Hospital Pharmacist journal as Clinical Pharmacist and became its editor in 2009.
Microbiologist Peter Piot helped discover the Ebola virus in 1976. Now director and professor of global health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, he shares his thoughts on the current Ebola epidemic and describes some of the challenges in bringing new medicines for neglected diseases to market.
At the moment, pharmacists need to have a minimum of ten years of experience to be eligible for accreditation.
When I read “The Francis report: one year on” — an analysis released last month by the Nuffield Trust (UPDATE) — I had already started arranging interviews for a piece about culture change in the NHS. I do not believe the Nuffield Trust research reveals anything hugely unexpected: things are starting to change but more needs to be done. Nevertheless, it offers a valuable snapshot
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I am glad that I never took up smoking as a youngster. As No Smoking Day celebrates its 30th year this Wednesday (13 March 2013), I’ve got to thinking about the people in my life who do smoke — and how difficult they have found it to kick the habit.
The conscience clause that allows pharmacists to refuse to supply emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) is under fire — again. It is a topic that refuses to go away.