Mr Peter B. Lowe, FRPharmS
Editing The Pharmaceutical JournalSubscription
We, the undersigned, are pressing for the restoration of the post of editor for The Pharmaceutical Journal. We believe that the The Pharmaceutical Journal needs to be refocused and that the recent departure of its publisher presents an ideal opportunity to review the situation. One of us (Douglas Simpson) addressed the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) Assembly on this matter on 16 November 2016. However, no indication has been given about any of the Assembly’s dec
No mention of pharmacistsSubscription
Just as effective flood defence needs more investment upstream, so does managing the funding crisis in health and social care. The massive footfall in more than 12,000 community pharmacies in the UK could provide the NHS’s most effective outreach and its most cost-effective services. Pharmacists and their trained staff advise the public on how to be and stay healthy, signpost to enable early diagnosis of illlness, contribute to the availability of patient services proportionate to need
The use of “ethnic”Subscription
I read that the General Pharmaceutical Council has started analysing its data to consider whether there is an over-representation of pharmacists from ethnic backgrounds entering fitness-to-practise processes compared with other pharmacists (PJ 2014;292:155).