Pharmacists need to be bolder when it comes to recommending that unnecessary medicines be stopped in elderly patients.
A history of aspirinSubscription
Aspirin was one of the first drugs to come into common usage and it still one of the most researched drugs in the world, with an estimated 700 to 1,000 clinical trials conducted each year.
Learning and CPD
What is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?Subscription
The ‘ice bucket challenge’ was started to raise awareness of ALS; find out more about this fatal neurodegenerative condition.
Borderline personality disorder: managementSubscription
Although a wide variety of psychotropic medicines are used for borderline personality disorder, there is a weak evidence base and treatment is controversial.
People with borderline personality disorder often have difficulties in maintaining social relationships and they have a high risk of suicide.
Working together to improve prescribingSubscription
How interprofessional peer support will be promoted by the newly-expanded Association for Prescribers to improve the quality of prescribing across all healthcare settings.
What has been happening in the world of pharmacy? Here’s our pick of must-read news from the past month…