Noel Wardle Partner Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
There has been negative publicity in the national press about drug manufacturers increasing the price of some medicines significantly: so called ‘price gouging’. These increased prices are then passed on to the NHS, and lead to headlines quoting multi-million pound figures.
The suspended prison sentence passed on Northern Ireland pharmacist Martin White is deeply troubling for the pharmacy profession (Pharmaceutical Journal online, 22 December 2016). White was convicted under section 64 of the Medicines Act 1968 for supplying a product tha
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has recently published guidance on the use of social media by pharmacy professionals. It might be thought that what a pharmacist does outside work is of no concern to the GPhC unless, in some respect, it affects the pharmacist (or could be thought to affect the pharmacist) when he or sh