Simran Janjua explains about a pilot using a case-finding tool to help identifying people in the community showing signs of dementia in order to refer them for further investigation.
Emma Davies, advanced pharmacy practitioner in pain management, takes a look at the evidence surrounding topical analgesics in light of NHS England’s decision to review their use on prescription.
Amarata Gill explains how she used her pharmacy training to help her mother, who was suffering from depression.
Malawi needs more pharmacists, but lack of money means many students cannot afford to go to university.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing services are making comeback, but there have been concerns about their appropriateness.
You can now record your CPD entry at the end of certain articles on Pharmaceutical Journal, which you can transpose to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s CPD website.
Asam Latif explains what types of NIHR research funding pharmacists can apply for and how to secure it.
BBC docudrama on the Rochdale grooming scandal highlights the need for safe spaces for vulnerable girls in the community, and pharmacy can provide one.
Hiran Prag explains how he got into the field of translational research.
Nadia Bukhari, clinical adviser, Ramadan Initiative Project, British Islamic Medical Association, explains about the association and the role it plays to educate healthcare professionals about serving the health needs of Muslims.
Julia Robinson reports from a meeting discussing the implications of Brexit on UK pharmacovigilance.
Andrew Haynes explains how the chemical weapon sarin damages the body and eventually kills those exposed to it.
Briony Hudson summarises a lecture about how medicinal plants were used during the wartime in Great Britain.
Article by Fiona Raeburn, Chair, Scottish Specialist Pharmacists in Substance Misuse This week saw the launch of 2016 data for drug-related deaths in Scotland. 867 deaths have been reported, the highest since data recording began in 1996. The causes of deaths…
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Article by Richard Lowrie, Lead Pharmacist Research and Development, Clinical Pharmacist, Homeless Health Service, Pharmacy and Prescribing Support Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde As pharmacists we have a unique, generalist skill set and to access our care, patients do not normally…
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